Houston was scorched by Antawn Jamison for 28 points as the Cavaliers defated the Rockets 118-107 in NBA action on Sunday.
Cleveland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 196.5.
Cleveland got 21 points from Kyrie Irving and another 15 points from Ramon Sessions. Ramon Sessions contributed 7 assists, while Kyrie Irving cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Houston got 30 points from Luis Scola in a losing cause and another 20 points from Goran Dragic. Goran Dragic contributed 8 assists for the Rockets, while Samuel Dalembert had 10 rebounds.
The Cavaliers hit the break trailing 57-54 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Cleveland as they grabbed 41 boards, while Houston only had 39.
Cleveland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Rockets will aim to get back on the winning track at Oklahoma City.