Rockets vs Pistons Final: 105-96 - Recap
The Rockets got a 37-point performance from James Harden as Houston handed Detroit a 105-96 defeat on Wednesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Bettors who backed the Rockets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 194.5.
Houston got 15 points from Carlos Delfino and another 12 points from Omer Asik. James Harden contributed 12 assists, while Omer Asik cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Detroit got 15 points from Brandon Knight in a losing cause and another 14 points from Greg Monroe. Rodney Stuckey contributed 6 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Detroit were victorious, as the score was 58-55 at the break.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-36.
Houston heads into a battle against the Hawks. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.