Rockets vs Hornets Final: 100-82 - Recap
|Rockets vs Hornets Final: 100-82 - Recap|
The Rockets got a 30-point performance from James Harden as Houston handed New Orleans a 100-82 defeat on Friday at New Orleans Arena.
Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 200.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 18 points from Patrick Patterson and another 14 points from Carlos Delfino. Jeremy Lin contributed 8 assists, while Patrick Patterson cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
The Hornets got a 20-point performance from Eric Gordon, who was supported by 19 points from Ryan Anderson. Greivis Vasquez had 6 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Anthony Davis grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 48-40 at the break.
Houston had a 44-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Brooklyn looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Memphis.