Rockets Fall 120-98 Against Oklahoma City - Game Recap
The battle between the Thunder and Rockets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Houston was handed a 120-98 defeat on Wednesday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City was a favorite by 10.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 210.5.
Oklahoma City got 37 points from Kevin Durant and another 23 points from Serge Ibaka. Russell Westbrook contributed 9 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Rockets got a 27-point performance from Patrick Patterson, who was supported by 18 points from Daequan Cook. Jeremy Lin had 8 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Omer Asik grabbed 12 rebounds.
Oklahoma City led at halftime, 57-45.
The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 46 boards, while Houston only had 38.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jazz. The Rockets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Utah.