Houston got 35 points from Chase Budinger en route to a 121-102 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday at Target Center.
The Rockets were a 5.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 221.5.
Houston got 25 points from Kevin Martin and another 22 points from Courtney Lee. Goran Dragic contributed 11 assists, while Goran Dragic cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got a 34-point performance from Michael Beasley, who was supported by 23 points from Anthony Randolph. Luke Ridnour had 11 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Anthony Tolliver grabbed 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 69-52 at the break.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-42.