We have some useful betting tips for the third game of the conference semifinal match between Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets. The series is currently tied 1-1 and both the teams will look to take the crucial lead.
LeBron James and Anthony Davis had once again delivered the goods for the Lakers and they were able to make a comeback. We will take at some important aspects which can help you in getting your bets right.
We will take a look at current form, head to head, current stats and players to watch out for which can help you in putting your bets.
Houston Rockets had won the first match of the conference semifinal by 112-97 whereas LA Lakers made a roaring comeback in the second match as they won by 117-109. The Rockets had won the regular season clash against the Lakers by 113-97.
Head to head:
Total matches in Regular season: 223, Won by LA Lakers – 138, Won by Houston Rockets – 85.
Total matches in Postseason: 37, Won by LA Lakers – 21, Won by Houston Rockets – 16.
Performance in the Regular season:
The LA Lakers had finished the regular season at numero uno position whereas Houston Rockets had ended at the fourth place.
Players to watch out for:
LeBron James and Anthony Davis continued their fine form for the Lakers. However, the team would aim to come up with a collective effort. Davis had scored 34 in the previous match and he would aim to continue his sublime form going.
James Harden and Eric Gordon are going to hold the key for the Rockets. Harden has been single handedly carrying the team on his shoulders and he would want a collective team effort in the third game.
The third game of the series will be played on Wednesday.