Grizzlies Fall 95-93 Against Houston - Game Recap
The Rockets got a 31-point performance from Kevin Martin as Houston handed Memphis a 95-93 defeat on Saturday at Toyota Center.
The Rockets earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 4.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 205.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Houston got 17 points from Luis Scola and another 15 points from Chuck Hayes. Kyle Lowry contributed 6 assists, while Shane Battier cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Memphis got 22 points from Zach Randolph in a losing cause and another 19 points from Marc Gasol. Mike Conley contributed 5 assists for the Grizzlies, while Zach Randolph had 17 rebounds.
Houston trailed at halftime, 51-43.
Houston had a 51-46 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Denver looking for another win. For Memphis, they head home to face Los Angeles.