Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Game 2 Odds & Betting Trends

Written by on September 5, 2020

On Sunday (September 6, 2020), the Los Angeles Lakers (52-19, 4-2) square off with the Houston Rockets (44-28, 5-3) in a game that Los Angeles is currently a small favorite by 2.5 points. Tip-off for Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Bet here on the Lakers or the Rockets in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals.

Betting Information

Lakers vs Rockets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -2.5 -125 -111 N/A N/A N/A

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Computer picks for Lakers vs Rockets
ATS Score Prediction
Lakers (-2.5) Lakers 115 Rockets 111

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Head to Head

In four head-to-head meetings this season, Houston has a 3-1 record against Los Angeles. The Rockets also have a 3-1 record against the spread when taking on the Lakers.

Lakers vs Rockets in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
9/4/2020 Lakers -6.5 227 -303 244 112-97 HOU
8/6/2020 Rockets -3.5 227.5 -162 134 113-97 HOU
2/6/2020 Lakers -6 239.5 -251 206 121-111 HOU
1/18/2020 Rockets -2.5 235.5 -140 118 124-115 LAL

Lakers Betting Information

  • Los Angeles has been good against the spread this season, posting a 39-37-1 record.
  • The Lakers have struggled to cover, going just 29-32-1 ATS when favored by at least 2.5 points.
  • Los Angeles has more often than not combined with its adversaries to reach the total, doing so 37 times in 77 contests (48.1%).
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Rockets Betting Information

  • Houston has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 38.8% of matchups this year (31 out of 80 chances).
  • Houston has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 37-41-1 ATS.
  • The Rockets have fared well as a 2.5-point underdog, going 7-3 against the spread when they are at least 2.5-point underdogs.
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Lakers Leaders

  • Anthony Davis leads the Lakers in points and rebounds. He puts up 26.1 points per game while also adding 9.3 rebounds.
  • LeBron James paces the squad with 10.2 assists pe game.
  • Davis averages 1.5 steals and 2.3 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Los Angeles.
  • The Lakers are led by James from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.2 shots from deep per game.

Rockets Leaders

  • James Harden’s excellent showing this season give him the top spot on the Rockets scoring and assists leaderboards with 34.3 points per game and 7.5 assists per game.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Russell Westbrook is the Houston leader with 7.9 per game.
  • Harden is at the top of Houston’s steals hierarchy with 1.8 steals per game and Robert Covington leads the squad in blocks with 1.3 per game.
  • Harden is tops from three-point range for the Rockets, hitting 4.4 threes per game.

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