The battle between the Rockets and Warriors didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Golden State was handed a 109-83 defeat on Thursday at Toyota Center.
Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 195.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 20 points from Chandler Parsons and another 18 points from Luis Scola. Goran Dragic contributed 9 assists, while Chandler Parsons cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Golden State got 14 points from Richard Jefferson in a losing cause and another 12 points from David Lee. Charles Jenkins contributed 6 assists for the Warriors, while Dominic McGuire had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 56-47 at the break.
Houston had a 48-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mavericks. The Warriors will aim to get back on the winning track vs Sacramento.