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Houston Defeats Boston 108-102 - Recap

The Rockets grabbed a 108-102 win over the Celtics on Monday, behind a 24-point effort from Aaron Brooks at TD Garden.

Houston was an underdog by 9.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 198.5.

Kyle Lowry had 17 points for Houston and Chase Budinger chipped in with 13 points. Kyle Lowry had 8 assists for the Rockets, while Luis Scola was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Boston got 19 points from Ray Allen in a losing cause and another 19 points from Marquis Daniels. Rajon Rondo contributed 12 assists for the Celtics, while Ray Allen had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 50-49 at the break.

Houston had a 38-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Oklahoma City looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Sacramento.