Hoops


NBA playoffs
Monday’s games
Rockets (2-1) @ Timberwolves

Wiggins/Teague shot combined 16-25 in Minnesota’s 121-105 Game 3 win; home court has held thru series so far. Wolves made 15-27 on arc, after going 13-41 in first two series games. Harden is just 11-40 from floor in last two games; Rockets once again took more 3’s (15-41) than 2’s (22-40). This was Wolves’ first win in last nine tries vs Houston. Rockets are 2-3 vs spread in last five games in Twin Cities, but are 5-2 vs spread in last seven games overall. Over is 8-5 in last thirteen series games. Minnesota is 6-1 vs spread in last seven games overall.

Thunder @ Jazz (2-1)

Rubio had triple/double in Utah’s 115-102 Game 3 win at home; Utah shot 52.5% from floor, had 13 offensive boards. Thunder’s Big 3 was 18-43 from floor, after going 19-58 in Game 2. Jazz is 3-7 in last 10 games vs OKC, but they won last two; Thunder is 2-3 vs spread in last five visits to Utah. Five of last seven series games stayed under the total. Utah won eight of last ten games overall; they won their last five home games. Under is 9-4 in last thirteen Jazz games. Westbrook was 5-17 with eight turnovers in Game 3; they need better than that from him.

Wizards-Raptors
Tor 114-106, -7.5, O211
Tor 130-119, -7, O214

Wsh 122-103, -1, O217.5

Wsh 106-98, +1.5, U217

Heat-76ers
Phil 130-103, -6.5, O212
Mia 113-103, +6.5, U217

Phil 128-108, -2.5, O213.5

Phil 106-102, -4, U212.5

Bucks-Celtics
Bos 113-107 OT, -4.5, O199.5
Bos 120-106, -1, O200

Mil 116-92, -5, O205.5

Mil 104-102, -5.5, O203.5

Pacers-Cavaliers
Ind 98-80, +7.5, U212.5

Clev 100-97, -8, U209

Ind 92-90, -1.5, U209.5

Clev 104-100, -1.5, U206.5

Spurs-Warriors
GState 113-92, -8, U209.5

GState 116-101, -9 O205.5

GState 110-97, -3.5, O205.5

SA 103-90, +5.5, U206.5

Pelicans-Blazers
NO 97-95, +5.5, U216.5
NO 111-102, +6, U216

NO 119-102, -3.5, O215.5

NO 131-123, -6.5, O217

Pelicans win series, 4-0

Jazz-Thunder
OKC 116-108, -4.5, O205

Utah 102-95, +4, U206.5

Utah 115-102, -5, O209

Wolves-Rockets
Hst 104-101, -11.5, U215.5

Hst 102-82, -10.5, U212.5

Minn 121-105, +6, O217