The Houston Rockets will be out to even their best of seven series when they face the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 of their NBA playoffs from pro basketball on Wednesday night. Tip off time from Oklahoma City is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by TNT.
The game two betting odds from this NBA playoff series has the home club Oklahoma City Thunder favored by -11 points with an over under line of 212 points. There has been no early movement in this betting line since the odds were released a few hours ago.
The Rockets fall behind 0-1 in this best of seven series against the Thunder after a game one 120-91 blowout defeat to OKC as a +10 ½ point road underdog. The game ended under the total of 213 ½ points. Houston gets outscored by 13 in the first half and by 16 in the second half. The Rockets lost each quarter by six points or greater. They shoot just 36.3% from the floor and made 8 of 36 three pointers. On the free throw line the Rockets missed 7 of 24 shots. They pull down seven less boards than OKC. James Harden led Houston in scoring with 20 points and six rebounds as he made only 6 of his 19 shots. The number two scoring offense in the NBA in Houston was held to 25 points their scoring average of 106 points per game by the Thunder defense.
The Thunder enjoyed a 53% shooting game in their game one victory and made 10 of their 24 three point attempts. They get to the free throw line 28 times and connected on 22 shots. Kevin Durant had 24 points and six rebounds as he made 7 of his 15 shots and went a perfect 9 of 9 from the free throw line. This was a great defensive performance by an Oklahoma City Thunder team ranked second in the league in opponent’s field goal percentage as the team surrenders just 42.5% shooting to opponents. They Thunder is ranked third in the NBA in points per game, field goal and three point shooting.