Lakers prevail over Rockets

Lakers prevail over Rockets

Andrew Bynum dropped 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers past the Houston Rockets 88-79 on Tuesday night.

Los Angeles covered as 7-point home favorites, while the game played UNDER the 199.5-point total posted by sportsbooks.

Kobe Bryant scored 22 points for the Lakers, who got 17 points, 19 boards, and nine assists from Lamar Odom in the victory.

Carl Landry had 19 points and six rebounds off the bench for Houston, while Aaron Brooks netted 18 points for the Rockets.