The Nuggets grabbed a 93-87 win over the Rockets on Wednesday, behind a 21-point effort from Ty Lawson at Toyota Center.
Denver was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 204.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Denver got 16 points from Kenneth Faried and another 14 points from Corey Brewer. Ty Lawson contributed 8 assists, while Kenneth Faried cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
The Rockets got a 19-point performance from Carlos Delfino, who was supported by 18 points from Patrick Patterson. Jeremy Lin had 6 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Omer Asik grabbed 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 56-41 at the break.
Denver had a 49-43 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Denver takes its act home to face Utah looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Memphis.