Bet Spurs & Rockets To Go 'Over' The Total In Game 6

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 5:30 PM UTC

Wednesday, May. 10, 2017 5:30 PM UTC

After a hard-fought overtime win on Tuesday, the Spurs look to close out the series in Houston. The Rockets are favored by 7 points on the NBA odds board and the total has been set at 214.

<h2>Game 5 Recap</h2><p>The Spurs overcame Kawhi Leonard's injury to beat the Rockets 110-107 in overtime. Leonard sustained a left ankle injury with 5 minutes and 41 seconds left in the third quarter but he said he will be able to play in Game 6.</p><p>Patty Mills got the start at point guard and scored 20 points with four assists and LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 points and 14 rebounds but shot just 7-for-21.  </p><p>Kawhi Leonard finished with 22 points and 15 rebounds in 38 minutes and Danny Green and the rest of San Antonio's supporting cast stepped up as well.</p><p>Green scored seven of his 16 points in overtime, Jonathon Simmons had 12 points on 5-for-14 shooting in 32 minutes and Manu Ginobili added 12 points, seven rebounds, five assists and a huge block when James Harden had a chance at a potential tying 3-point shot in the final seconds of overtime.</p><p>James Harden led the way for the Rockets with 33 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists but he turned the ball over four times and scored just four points, making 1 of 6 shots in the final five minutes of regulation and overtime.</p><p>Harden finished the game with nine costly turnovers and the Rockets were just 16 of 48 from distance (33.3 percent).</p><p> </p><h2>Betting Trends </h2><p>The 'Over' is 4-1 in this series, 24-20 when Houston is a home favorite and 9-2 in San Antonio's 11 playoff games. Nine of the last 16 games in this series have gone 'Over' the total.</p><p> </p><h2>Final Analysis</h2><p><a href="" title="Spurs vs. Rockets Game 6 NBA odds">The Houston Rockets are 7-point home favorites</a> on the <a href="" title="Live NBA odds board">NBA odds</a> board and the total is at 214. As predicted, this has been <a href="" title="Bench Play Will Decide Rockets vs. Spurs Series Winner">a series</a> with close, high-scoring games and that trend will continue in Game 6.</p><p>The Rockets usually shoot at will from the perimeter at home and Game 5 went 'Over' the total despite their poor display from the field and off nights from Eric Gordon (4-for-13 shooting, 11 points) and Lou Williams (3-for-10 shooting, six points).  I'm looking at 'Over' 214 as one of my <a href="" title="Go here for more NBA picks">NBA picks</a>.    </p><h2 style="text-align:center"><a href=";book=Pinnacle" target="_blank"><img alt src="" style="height:350px;width:350px" /></a></h2>
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