NBA 2k20 Sim: Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 7/8/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 7/8/2020 – Two very explosive teams in the NBA Western Conference are set to do battle in this NBA 2k20 simulation with the Los Angeles Lakers going up against the Houston Rockets. This match is set to happen this Wednesday, July 8 and it can be seen at Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims. The Los Angeles Lakers are the leaders in the west as their record stands at a solid 49-14 and they are 5.5 games above the second-place team. On the other side of the fence, the Houston Rockets are seen as an underachieving team with their record at 40-24 to be sixth in the playoff picture. Moneyline NBA Betting feels that the Lakers are going to win this game over the Rockets with a very wide margin.
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 7/8/2020
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 7/8/2020 Betting Odds
Houston Rockets Betting
The Houston Rockets have two MVPs running the team right now. James Harden is one of the three players carrying the highest NBA 2k20 rating at 97 overall. Meanwhile, Russell Westbrook is missing a beat this season with his rating going down to 89. Robert Covington is their mid-season acquisition and this perimeter defender can play both forward positions at 80 overall. Solidifying the team’s outside shooting is Eric Gordon who is currently at 79 overall. PJ Tucker may be the smallest center in the NBA right now at 6-foot-5 and he adds dimension to the team as a stretch five with a 76 overall. Danuel House ais also at 76 overall while Demarre Carolle and Austin Rivers are at 75.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers are title contenders this season with LeBron James leading the pack at 97 overall and he also leads the league in assists. Anthony Davis is probably the most dominant interior teammate that James had and he is at 96 overall. Dwight Howard showed new life as this is his redemption year for the Lakers and he has an 81 overall rating. Sharing center minutes with him is paint beast JaVale McGee who is at 80 overall while Rajon Rondo is at the point with 77. Kyle Kuzma’s numbers are down but he is still serviceable at 76 overall and along with Danny Green at 76, they help space the floor for the team. Dion Waiters is the team’s latest addition during the season while J.R. Smith rejoins James and they are at 76 and 75 overall respectively.
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks
The Houston Rockets are coming in this game as the huge underdogs as seen by Top Online Sportsbook since they don’t have anyone in the paint that can match up against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Moneyline: The Rockets are given a +460 as the underdogs while the Lakers are at -800 in ths game.
ATS: The given spread for both teams is a wide 10.5 points. The Rockets are on the far side with +10.5 while the Lakers own -10.5.
TOTALs: 113.5 is the given total for both the Lakers and Rockets. It will be the Los Angeles going over and Houston the team under.
Score Prediction: 120 – 111 Lakers