Houston got 37 points from James Harden en route to a 108-100 victory over Minnesota on Friday at Toyota Center.
Bettors who backed the Rockets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 14.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 211.5.
Houston got 24 points from Jeremy Lin and another 14 points from Chandler Parsons. James Harden contributed 8 assists, while Omer Asik cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Minnesota got 19 points from Derrick Williams in a losing cause and another 19 points from J.J. Barea. Ricky Rubio contributed 7 assists for the Timberwolves, while Ricky Rubio had 7 rebounds.
Houston trailed at halftime, 57-39.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 44 boards, while Minnesota only had 36.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Golden State looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face New Orleans.