Date/Time: 05-10-2019, 21:00 EDT
Spread: Houston Rockets -7
In the 6th of this Western Conference second rounder, the 4th Houston Rockets are hosting the first Golden State Warriors, who are leading the series 3-2 wins with both teams being perfect at their home court so far. This is a do-or-die game for the Rockets who will be looking to remain undefeated at home in the series and force a seventh game in Golden State.
Warriors had a 57-25 record (35-46-1 against the spread) in the regular season and finished in the first place of the Western Conference. In their latest matchup they ended a 2-game defeat streak with a home victory against Houston in the fifth game of the series, 104-99. Rockets had a 53-29 record (40-39-3 against the spread) in the regular season and finished in the fourth place of the West. In their latest matchup they saw a 2-game victory streak end with a road defeat by Golden State in the fifth game of the series, 99-104.
Top Basketball BookmakersGolden State are led in scoring by Kevin Durant with 34.2 ppg. He also adds 5.2 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game, while Stephen Curry follows with 23.5 ppg, adding 5.7 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game. Klay Thompson adds 17.5 ppg and 4.1 rebounds per game. Houston are led in scoring by James Harden with 31.3 ppg. He also adds 6.7 rebounds and leads the team in assists made with 6.8 per game, while Eric Gordon adds 18.7 ppg. Chris Paul follows with 16 ppg, adding 5.9 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game.
Golden State leads Houston 5-4 wins so far this season but they have won only once in the four Houston games. Houston are 36-10 at home, while Golden State are 30-16 on the road. Golden State have a better offense with 117.7 ppg to Houston’s 113.3, while Houston have a better defense, allowing 108.6 ppg to Golden State’s 111.3. Golden State have a better accuracy both from the field (49% to 44.8%) and from behind the arc (38.3% to 35.6%). They are also better both in assists per game (29.3 to 20.9) and in rebounding (45.9 to 42.2), while Houston commit fewer turnovers (12.9 to 13.8). Both previous Houston games have been close ones and expect more of the same tonight, so pick Warriors in this one.
Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets Game 6 Prediction: Golden State Warriors +7 (-106)