Kevin Martin went off for 32 points and added 1 rebounds leading Houston to a 96-95 win over Oklahoma City on Wednesday at Toyota Center.
Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 200.5.
Luis Scola had 15 points for Houston and Chandler Parsons chipped in with 14 points. Kyle Lowry had 9 assists for the Rockets, while Samuel Dalembert was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Oklahoma City got 33 points from Kevin Durant in a losing cause and another 26 points from Russell Westbrook. Russell Westbrook contributed 4 assists for the Thunder, while Russell Westbrook had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 45-44 at the break.
Oklahoma City won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-41.
Houston heads into a battle against the Timberwolves. Oklahoma City, meanwhile, will have their next action against Golden State.