Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets will face off again tomorrow at 8:30 PM (ET) at AdventHealth Arena in Orlando for Game 2 of the 2020 NBA playoffs. Here, you'll find everything there is to know about this exciting game.
The Lakers never saw the Rockets coming and trailed for most of Game 1. Houston jumped to a 1-0 lead after beating them 112-97 behind a great scoring effort from James Harden and Russell Westbrook, who combined for 60 points.
LeBron James and Anthony Davis lived up to the expectations but the rest of the Lakers was ice cold from the field. Now, Frank Vogel must shake his rotation to try and keep up with the Rockets' high-octane offense.
Head-To-Head: Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets
Throughout the course of history, Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets have squared off 36 times in the NBA playoffs, with the purple-and-gold holding a close 20-16 lead in their all-time series.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets: Match Information
Date: Sunday, Sep. 6
Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
Location: AdventHealth Arena, Orlando
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Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets: Predictions And Odds
It seems like oddsmakers expect the Lakers to bounce back immediately and get the win in Game 2, as they enter this game as 6-point favorites. Moreover, they expect another high-scoring affair, with the game total projected at 224.0 points.
|Handicap||Lakers -6||Lakers -5.5|
|Game Total||o/u 224.0||o/u 224.0|
* Odds via DraftKings & FanDuel