Minnesota got 21 points and 11 rebounds from Andrei Kirilenko en route to a 92-79 victory over Houston on Saturday at Target Center.
Minnesota was an underdog by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 202.5.
Minnesota got 16 points from Luke Ridnour and another 15 points from Chris Johnson. Ricky Rubio contributed 6 assists, while Andrei Kirilenko cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Houston got 18 points from James Harden in a losing cause and another 15 points from Carlos Delfino. James Harden contributed 5 assists for the Rockets, while Greg Smith had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 44-38 at the break.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-37.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Charlotte.