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Houston Defeats Boston 104-92 - Recap

The Rockets got a 32-point performance from Dwight Howard as Houston handed Boston a 104-92 defeat on Monday at TD Garden.

The Rockets were a 6-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 208.5.

Houston got 16 points from James Harden and another 16 points from Jeremy Lin. Jeremy Lin contributed 9 assists, while Terrence Jones cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Boston got 24 points from Avery Bradley in a losing cause and another 17 points from Jerryd Bayless. Jordan Crawford contributed 5 assists for the Celtics, while Jared Sullinger had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 52-43 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Boston as they grabbed 50 boards, while Houston only had 46.

Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face New Orleans looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Toronto.