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Houston Rockets at LA Lakers 9/12/20 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Odds & Info

Game Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets
Date & Time Saturday September 12, 2020, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Latest odds
LAL -6.5 ; Total 215.5
TV Channel
ESPN

The Houston Rockets will look to stave off elimination when the take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night from the Walt Disney World Resort. The Rockets took the series opener, but have dropped the next three games by a total of 28 points. On Thursday, Houston never led and shot just 43 percent from the field during a 110-100 defeat.

Houston G Russell Westbrook tallied a team-high 25 points on an 8-for-16 shooting performance. James Harden added 21 points on a woeful 2-for-11 from the field and dished out ten assists. 

The Los Angeles Lakers have matched Houston’s small ball lineup and are one game away from the Western Conference Finals. In Game Four, Los Angeles built a 16 points halftime lead and led by as many as 23 points on the night. The Lakers dominated the Rockets on the glass by a 59-33 margin and shot 49 percent from the floor.

Los Angeles F Anthony Davis led all scorers with 29 points on 10-for-18 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds. LeBron James contributed 16 points, 15 rebounds, and nine assists for the Lakers.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Rockets are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games following a ATS loss.
  • Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win.
  • Under is 6-1 in Rockets last 7 overall.
  • Under is 10-3 in Lakers last 13 games following a straight up win.
  • Over is 11-5-1 in Lakers last 17 Conference Semifinals games.

Free NBA Pick:

OVER 215.5

Houston F Danuel House has been banned from the bubble after reportedly having a guest in his hotel room after hours. The Rockets have to play with more pace, like they showed at the end of Game Four. The over is the play on Saturday. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Lakers win but over is the top play here 114-108.

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