The Houston Rockets will host the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night for Game 2 of their second-round playoff series, and here is what you need to know.

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Houston beat Utah 110-96 in Game 1 on Sunday, and now the Rockets will hope to win again on Wednesday before the series moves to Salt Lake City for Game 3 on Friday.

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According to CBS Sports, Houston are the favorites to win Game 2 by 11 points. James Harden scored 41 points in Game 1. The Rockets beat the Jazz in all four of their regular-season matchups by double digits.

On Sunday, Jae Crowder and Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 21 points apiece. Utah was missing starting point guard Ricky Rubio, who sat out with a strained hamstring.

Wednesday’s game will begin at 8pm EST and will air on TNT.

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On Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 113-112 to take a 1-0 series lead in Round 2 and the Golden State Warriors defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 121-116 to gain a 2-0 series lead in the second round.

 

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