Houston Rockets (@2.05) vs Golden State Warriors (@1.85)

Our Prediction:

Golden State Warriors will win

Houston Rockets – Golden State Warriors Match Prediction | 22-08-2019

Golden State is just a game away for a finals slot in the West and they need Durant to help them land the spot. After leading by as much as 20 points, the Warriors began to miss open shots and easy layups that allowed the Rockets within striking distance. Durant delivered 22 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists before limping towards the locker room, PG Stephen Curry struggled in his 3-point shooting prowess, brought in 25 points including 3 of 11 from the three-point range. The Golden State Warriors hope to finish its semi finals round in their best of seven series at the Western Conference. PF Draymond Green had 8 points,12 boards, and 11 assists. The Warriors will be playing without SF Kevin Durant who left Game 5 with a right calf strain after trying to block a jumper by SG Iman Shumpert.

Curry says that his finger still hurts, but he intends to play in today's game. Game 2 featured injuries to key players of both teams. James Harden suffered an eye injury but also came back. Steph Curry left the game in the first quarter with a dislocated finger but returned shortly after. Harden's injury affected his vision, but his vision is becoming clearer.

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The Houston Rockets are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets need a victory here to cut the series deficit in half and save their season. The Houston Rockets have won each of their last 10 home games. James Harden is averaging 29 points and 7.1 assists while Chris Paul is averaging 17.4 points and 5.1 assists. The Houston Rockets are allowing 27.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.1 rebounds per game. The Houston Rockets are averaging 106.3 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 101.1 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Eric Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and PJ Tucker is grabbing 6.6 rebounds.

Golden State was 4-2 against totals in Round 1, but the Rockets played to the under in four of five. Go with theUNDERat-110with two of the Warriors top players at less than full health. Over/under:Two of the four previous meetings between the two crushed Sundays total of225.5, with the other two finishing below the number.

Game 3 should be a good one and the Rockets could possibly pull off a close win. The Rockets are a skilled team looking to defeat the Warriors. The Rockets also have players such as Chris Paul, Eric Gordon, and Clint Capela. It is entirely up to the Rockets to do so. Since Game 3 is in Houston, the Rockets will likely come out aggressive. They're lead by MVP candidate James Harden, who averages 32 points in this series.

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Houston has the opportunity to win the semi finals round as SF Kevin Durants MRI confirmed his calf strain and will be out in this playoff round. PG James Harden brought in 31 points followed by SG PJ Tucker with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Houston almost stole Game 5 after they limited the Warriors to 15 points in the 3rd frame. The Rockets wheel of fortune has turned with them on the upside. PF DeMarcus Cousins is out for the season and PG Stephen Curry detached from his shooting skill for a week are the other areas the Rockets have advantages over with to take over Game 6.

The team is 5-1 SU in their last 6 matches and 5 out of its 7 games went over the totals versus a Western Conference ball Club. Stephen Curry is the leading point generator of the Warriors with 27.3 ppg, 47.2% in FG shooting, and 91.6% from the free throw stripe. Golden State aims to win Game 3 with 117.7 ppg at 49.1% from the field while restraining playoff opponents to drop in at 112.1 ppg. The Golden State Warriors is ahead in the semi finals series at 2-0. The Warriors knocked down 46.2 boards, 29.4 assists, 6.4 blocks, and 7.6 steals per outing.

Kevin Durant had 22 points, five rebounds and four assists in 32 minutes before his injury while James Harden finished with a game-high 31 points to go along with eight assists, four rebounds and four steals in 45 minutes. Curry did score 12 points in the fourth quarter when the Warriors needed him the most and he has to replicate that level of play for the rest of this series.

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Klay Thompson is the third double-digit scorer and Draymond Green is grabbing 8.5 rebounds. Kevin Durant is averaging 34.3 points and 5.3 rebounds while Stephen Curry is averaging 23.3 points and five assists. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 120.8 points on 49.7 percent shooting and allowing 112.1 points on 44.6 percent shooting. The Golden State Warriors can all but put this series to bed with another victory and a 3-0 lead. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 85 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors have won 10 of their last 13 road games. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.9 rebounds per game.