Raptors vs Rockets Final: 116-98 - Recap
|Raptors vs Rockets Final: 116-98 - Recap|
The Raptors grabbed a 116-98 win over the Rockets on Wednesday, behind a 23-point effort from DeMar DeRozan at Air Canada Centre.
Toronto was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 188.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Toronto got 19 points from Linas Kleiza and another 17 points from Jose Calderon. Jose Calderon contributed 12 assists, while Amir Johnson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Houston got 19 points from Chandler Parsons in a losing cause and another 16 points from Kyle Lowry. Kyle Lowry contributed 4 assists for the Rockets, while Luis Scola had 6 rebounds.
The Raptors hit the break leading 58-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
Toronto had a 36-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Toronto takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face New Jersey.