Game 1 was Spurs Worst Home Loss
The Houston Rockets and the San Antonio Spurs meet at AT&T Center on Wednesday night at 9:30 EST. The Spurs got blown out by 27-points in game one. No one expects that to happen again. It was the Spurs worst lhome loss in franchise history. The Spurs and Rockets should play pretty close games the rest of the NBA Playoff Semifinal series.
Oddsmakers opened the Spurs as -7.5-point favorites versus the Rockets, while the game’s total opened at 214. The line now has the Spurs as a -5.5 point favorite. The total has climbed to 216.
The Rockets were a 126-99 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Spurs. They covered the +6-point spread as underdogs. The total score (225) made winners of OVER bettors. Trevor Ariza led the Rockets with 23 points in Game 1. James Harden added 20 points and 14 assists in three quarters of play. Four other Houston players scored in double figures and Clint Capela added 13 rebounds as the Rockets dominated in every facet of the game.
Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs with 21 points, 11 rebounds and six assists. Tony Parker and Jonathon Simmons added 11 points apiece. San Antonio got just four points and six rebounds from LaMarcus Aldridge. Danny Green scored eight points, all in the third quarter when the game was already decided. The Spurs gave up 22 three pointers to the Rockets.
NBA Playoffs Betting Trends
|Houston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games|
|Houston is 4-10-1 ATS in its last 15 games|
|Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games|
|Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road|
|The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games on the road|
|Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing San Antonio|
|The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games when playing San Antonio|
|Houston is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against San Antonio|
|The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston’s last 7 games when playing on the road against San Antonio|
San Antonio Spurs
|The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio’s last 5 games|
|San Antonio is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games at home|
|San Antonio is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Houston|
|The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio’s last 6 games when playing Houston|
Houston home to San Antonio Friday, May 5
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