Rockets at MavericksTime: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, American Airlines Center, Dallas TV: FSSW Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, KFLC/1270 AM (Spanish) Records: Rockets 33-28; Mavs 26-33 About the Rockets: Now in the seventh playoff spot in the Western Conference, the Rockets can score points in waves. Just ask the Mavericks. In Sunday’s 136-103 shellacking of the Mavericks, the Rockets scored 44 points in the third quarter. ... The Rockets’ defense wasn’t shabby either, as they held the Mavericks to 17 points in the third period when they also forced six turnovers. ... Houston leads the NBA in scoring with 107 points per game. That sort of negates the 103.7 the Rockets have allowed, which is next-to-last in the league. ... Chandler Parsons scored a career-high 32 points on 12-of-13 shooting in Sunday’s win . He also was 6 of 7 from 3-point range. ... The Rockets shot 57.5 percent from the field Sunday and are looking to tie the season series at 2-2. About the Mavericks: If nothing else, pride will have to kick in for the Mavericks . Somebody might have to step up and deliver a hard foul, if for no other reason than to send a sharp message. ... Dirk Nowitzki was held to eight points on 2-of-8 shooting against Houston, but coach Rick Carlisle said they had much bigger problems in the loss . ... Carlisle said the Mavericks’ 33 fouls was way too many. He wants his players to be in better position to draw charging fouls, and be more effective in transition defense and become better rebounders. ... The 136 points Houston scored is the most the Mavericks have allowed this season.