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Los Angeles Defeats Houston 99-95 - Recap

The Lakers got 24 points from Steve Blake as Los Angeles ran past Houston 99-95 on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.

Los Angeles was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 206.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Los Angeles got 17 points from Pau Gasol and another 16 points from Dwight Howard. Pau Gasol contributed 11 assists, while Pau Gasol cleaned the glass with 20 rebounds.

Houston got 30 points from James Harden in a losing cause and another 23 points from Chandler Parsons. Jeremy Lin contributed 8 assists for the Rockets, while Omer Asik had 12 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 50-44 at the break.

Los Angeles had a 57-46 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.