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Spurs Look to Avenge Game 1 Blowout to Rockets

2017 Nba Playoffs Spurs

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.

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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.

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Dirty has been an employee or owner of some of the top online sports gambling forums since 1998. He worked at EOG.com from it's inception until 2008 when he left and opened GamblingIQ and then in 2012 opened Handicappers Hidaway. He has written hundreds af articles over the years and always has his "Dirty Dozen" College Football poll up starting the first week of October.
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