Arron Afflalo went off for 26 points and added 3 rebounds leading Denver over Houston, 105-102, on Monday at Toyota Center.
Denver was an underdog by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 207.5.
Denver got 25 points from Ty Lawson and another 15 points from Al Harrington. Andre Miller contributed 13 assists, while Al Harrington cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Rockets got a 21-point performance from Goran Dragic, who was supported by 21 points from Chandler Parsons. Luis Scola had 7 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Luis Scola grabbed 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 51-44 at the break.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-41.
Next game, Denver takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Dallas.