Rockets & Spurs set to Lock Online NBA Betting Horns
Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
With Monday’s online NBA betting action in the books, the Golden State Warriors are sitting on two straight playoff sweeps. Coming into this season, those who bet on NBA games had a feeling that this year’s title match would boil down to a rematch of last year’s phenomenal series between the Cavs and the Warriors. Accounting for how breathtaking last year’s series was, few had qualms about seeing that rematch. And now that the Warriors and the Cavaliers have both swept their first two playoff opponents, it seems that both franchises are deadlocked on facing each other.
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Tuesday’s online NBA betting action will be devoid of the Cavs and Warriors, but that doesn’t mean that the league doesn’t have some thrilling action on deck. Specifically, online NBA betting fans can wager on the conference semi-final matchup between the Houston Rockets and the San Antonio Spurs. The series is currently tied at 2-2 so Tuesday’s contest should play a pivotal role in how things end up.
Game 5 – Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs – Tuesday, May 9th
When: 8:00 pm ET
Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Series: Tied 2-2
NBA Playoff Odds:
Houston Rockets +5 ½ (-110) 214 (-110) +190
San Antonio Spurs -5 ½ (-110) 214 (-110) -230
Behind an impressive performance on behalf of the Beard, the Rockets were able to deliver a highly successful 55-27 season. That .671 win percentage paved the way to a 2nd place finish in the Southwest Division, as well as a third place finish in the Western Conference. This year’s playoff berth marks the fifth straight year that the Rockets have competed in the postseason.
The Rockets were tasked with facing the Oklahoma City Thunder in the opening round of this year’s playoffs. Russell Westbrook and company gave it all they had, but the Rockets were able to advance in 5 games. However, the Spurs have been giving the Rockets a slightly tougher time in the second round.
To kick things off in the Conference Semifinals, the Rockets were able to pick up a solid 126-99 win over the Spurs. However, that victory wasn’t enough for Houston to set the tone in this series and San Antonio was able to bounce back by picking up two wins. The Rockets won Game 4 to throw themselves back into the mix, but there’s no telling who will walk away with Game 5.
San Antonio Spurs
The Spurs delivered another successful season that saw the franchise go 61-21. With that record, the Spurs were able to finish 1st in the Southwest Division and 2nd in the Western Conference.
In the opening round of the playoffs, the Spurs faced the Grizzlies and advanced past Memphis 4-2.