Cavaliers missed Love/Smith in Game 1 home loss to Chicago; Cleveland was just 7-26 from arc, got only nine points from bench- two of their normal subs started. Cavs won/covered three of five games with Chicago this year, with Cleveland winning by 14-5 points in other games played here. Bulls won nine of last 11 games with five of last six staying under total; Chicago made 10-18 from arc in Game 1 and shot 50% from floor.
Chris Paul (hamstring) is game-time decision after Clippers won easily in Game 1 without him; they’ve now won seven of last nine games against Houston, winning four of last five visits here. Clippers won four of last five road games; four of their last five games went over the total. Rockets won/covered five of last six home games, but turned ball over 23 times in dismal Game 1 loss- they were 14-24 on foul line, 11-33 on arc.