Golden State got 46 points from Monta Ellis en route to a 132-128 victory over Houston on Wednesday at Oracle Arena.
The Warriors were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 216.5.
Stephen Curry had 25 points for Golden State and David Lee chipped in with 17 points. Stephen Curry had 11 assists for the Warriors, while David Lee was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.
Houston got 36 points from Luis Scola in a losing cause and another 28 points from Kevin Martin. Aaron Brooks contributed 7 assists for the Rockets, while Luis Scola had 16 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 68-67 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Golden State as they grabbed 45 boards, while Houston only had 39.
Golden State heads into a battle against the Clippers. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Denver.