2018 NBA Western Conference Finals Game 5: Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors May 24, 2018 by Marc Jerbs

On Thursday, the Houston Rockets will host Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors. It is a crucial game for both teams as the winner break the tied series and will inch closer for a spot in the NBA Finals. Game time is set 9PM ET at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

The resilient Houston Rockets overcame a 10-point margin in the 4th quarter and tied the series against the Golden State Warriors.

With momentum at their side for Game 5, Houston will now have a chance to break the deadlock at their home court. Houston will once again call upon the duo of James Harden and Chris Paul to win Game 5 and protect their home court advantage.

The Golden State Warriors will try to regroup and bounce back after a heart-breaking loss. They were in control in the game but lost eventually in the 4th quarter. They were outhustled and outplayed by Houston in the last 12 minutes of Game 4.

They are the best road team this season and have proven they can win in a hostile environment, like Houston’s Toyota Center.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed the Golden State Warriors as a 1-point favorite to win Game 5 on Thursday night at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.