Milwaukee was victimized by Kevin Martin for 36 points as the Rockets defeated the Bucks 93-84 in NBA action on Monday.
Houston was a favorite by 5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 197.5.
Houston got 19 points from Luis Scola and another 10 points from Jordan Hill. Kyle Lowry contributed 6 assists, while Luis Scola cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Milwaukee got 25 points from Corey Maggette in a losing cause and another 14 points from Drew Gooden. Earl Boykins contributed 6 assists for the Bucks, while Drew Gooden had 11 rebounds.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 53 boards, while Milwaukee only had 44.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head home to face Washington.