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No Curry, no problem. The Golden State Warriors prepare for game three of their first round matchup against the Houston Rockets with the uncertainty of Steph Curry's status.

Golden State's Draymond Green and Houston's James Harden battle for rebounding position in game 2.
Golden State's Draymond Green and Houston's James Harden battle for rebounding position in game 2.
Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports
First Round - Game 3
Golden State Warriors
75-9
(45-36-3 ATS, 46-37-1 O/U)
vs
Houston Rockets
41-43
(36-47-1 ATS, 48-36 O/U)
How To Watch
Thursday, April 21st, 2016.
Toyota Center, Houston, TX.
6:30 p.m. PST
TNT | CSN Bay Area | KNBR 680 | TNT Overtime | NBC Sports Live Extra
Blog Buddy: The Dream Shake
Point Spread
Golden State -5.5
Houston +5.5
Money Line
Golden State -215 Houson +185
Over/Under Total
215.5 Total Points

★★★

For the second time this season the Golden State Warriors defeat the Houston Rockets without the help of reigning MVP Stephen Curry. Golden State put their mantra into action in game 2 by showing just how strong their numbers really are.

Shaun Livingston stepped into the starting lineup for the injured Curry and didn't skip a beat. The ten year NBA veteran scored 16 points and added six assists. Relive all of the action from the Warriors' 115-106 game two victory below:



Golden State has won 14 of their last 15 games against Houston, including six straight overall. The Warriors look to build on their NBA record 34 road wins this season with their first playoff game away from Oracle on Thursday in Houston. Since returning to the playoffs in 2013, the Dubs have won at least one road game in their last seven playoff series.  (GSW Stats).

The Rockets are five and a half point underdogs at home against the defending champion Warriors according to virtual sportsbook BetOnline. It looks as though Golden State will most likely be without Curry for game three based on his comments to the media yesterday. Golden State is 5-1 ATS in their last six games against Houston (OddsShark.com).

While the points increased in game two, the OVER/UNDER line continues to drop as the series moves forward. The tentative line is set at 215.5 total points on BetOnline. While the total has gone OVER in four of Houston's last six games, the total has gone UNDER in the last five games that Golden State has played on the road according to OddsShark.com.