Kevin Martin scored 25 points for Houston on Friday, leading the Rockets to a 93-77 victory over Boston at Toyota Center.
The Rockets were a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 195.5.
Houston got 20 points from Kyle Lowry and another 18 points from Patrick Patterson. Kyle Lowry contributed 9 assists, while Patrick Patterson cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 17-point performance from Jeff Green, who was supported by 16 points from Glen Davis. Rajon Rondo had 6 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Glen Davis grabbed 7 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 62-40.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 44 boards, while Boston only had 35.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jazz. The Celtics will aim to get back on the winning track at New Orleans.