Recap - Rockets Defeat Minnesota 120-94
|Recap - Rockets Defeat Minnesota 120-94|
Houston cruised to victory on Sunday, running Minnesota out of the gym and running up a 120-94 score at Toyota Center.
Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 9-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 216.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Luis Scola had 24 points for Houston and Kevin Martin chipped in with 21 points. Ishmael Smith had 6 assists for the Rockets, while Luis Scola was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Minnesota got 16 points from Kevin Love in a losing cause and another 15 points from Michael Beasley. Corey Brewer contributed 3 assists for the Timberwolves, while Kevin Love had 16 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 60-37 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 54 boards, while Houston only had 49.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wizards. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.