Houston vs Orlando Wrap - Houston Wins 101-89

Houston vs Orlando Wrap - Houston Wins 101-89

The Rockets got a 31-point performance from James Harden as Houston handed Orlando a 101-89 defeat on Wednesday at Amway Center.

Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 204.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Dwight Howard had 19 points for Houston and Chandler Parsons chipped in with 19 points. Chandler Parsons had 7 assists for the Rockets, while Dwight Howard was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.

Orlando got 18 points from Arron Afflalo in a losing cause and another 15 points from Nikola Vucevic. Ronnie Price contributed 5 assists for the Magic, while Nikola Vucevic had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Orlando were victorious, as the score was 48-41 at the break.

Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-34.

Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Indiana looking for another win. For Orlando, they head on the road to face San Antonio.