The Rockets got a 26-point performance from Kyle Lowry as Houston ran past Toronto 88-85 on Tuesday at Toyota Center.
The Rockets earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 9.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 190.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Luis Scola had 15 points for Houston and Kevin Martin chipped in with 14 points. Kyle Lowry had 5 assists for the Rockets, while Luis Scola was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
The Raptors got a 17-point performance from DeMar DeRozan, who was supported by 16 points from James Johnson. Jose Calderon had 7 assists in a losing cause for Toronto, while Ed Davis grabbed 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 45-36 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Toronto as they grabbed 47 boards, while Houston only had 37.
Houston heads into a battle against the Jazz. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Orleans.