The Thunder grabbed a 116-99 win over the Rockets on Wednesday, behind a 24-point effort from Kevin Durant at Ford Center.
Bettors who backed the Thunder were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 210.5.
Oklahoma City got 21 points from Russell Westbrook and another 12 points from D.J. White. Russell Westbrook contributed 12 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Houston got 26 points from Luis Scola in a losing cause and another 19 points from Kevin Martin. Ishmael Smith contributed 5 assists for the Rockets, while Luis Scola had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 64-53 at the break.
Oklahoma City won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-40.
Next game, Oklahoma City takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Toronto.