The Suns got a 32-point performance from Vince Carter as Phoenix handed Houston a 113-110 defeat on Tuesday at US Airways Center.
The Suns won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 4-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Phoenix got 32 points from Hakim Warrick and another 19 points from Grant Hill. Steve Nash contributed 14 assists, while Marcin Gortat cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Houston got 32 points from Kyle Lowry in a losing cause and another 18 points from Patrick Patterson. Kyle Lowry contributed 4 assists for the Rockets, while Chuck Hayes had 9 rebounds.
Phoenix trailed at halftime, 50-48.
Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-36.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nuggets. The Rockets will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Antonio.