Rockets Down Milwaukee 115-101 - Match Report
James Harden scored 29 points for Houston on Friday, leading the Rockets to a 115-101 victory over Milwaukee at Bradley Center.
Bettors who backed the Rockets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 214.5.
Houston got 22 points from Carlos Delfino and another 18 points from Patrick Patterson. James Harden contributed 7 assists, while Omer Asik cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Milwaukee got 16 points from Brandon Jennings in a losing cause and another 12 points from Monta Ellis. Monta Ellis contributed 7 assists for the Bucks, while John Henson had 15 rebounds.
Houston trailed at halftime, 58-47.
Milwaukee won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-35.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Bucks will aim to get back on the winning track at Indiana.