Houston vs Cleveland Recap - Rockets Win 124-119
Houston got 30 points from Kevin Martin en route to a 124-119 victory over Cleveland on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Houston did not, however, defeat the Cavaliers against the spread, which closed at 6 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 214.5.
Houston got 30 points from Chase Budinger and another 16 points from Luis Scola. Brad Miller contributed 5 assists, while Chuck Hayes cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
Cleveland got 26 points from Antawn Jamison in a losing cause and another 21 points from Manny Harris. Ramon Sessions contributed 12 assists for the Cavaliers, while Manny Harris had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Cleveland were victorious, as the score was 65-61 at the break.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 57-37.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face New York.