Recap - Rockets Defeat Orlando 98-88
James Harden scored 27 points and chipped in with 10 assists for Houston on Sunday, leading the Rockets to a 98-88 victory over Orlando at Toyota Center.
The Rockets won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 13.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Houston got 20 points from Dwight Howard and another 18 points from Chandler Parsons. James Harden contributed 10 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 22 rebounds.
The Magic got an 18 -point performance from Glen Davis, who was supported by 16 points from Arron Afflalo. Jameer Nelson had 4 assists in a losing cause for Orlando, while Arron Afflalo grabbed 9 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 52-38.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 60-43.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Trail Blazers. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track at Memphis.