Rockets Down Denver 121-102 - Match Report
Houston earned a 121-102 victory over Denver on Monday, getting 22 points from Courtney Lee at Toyota Center.
Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 221.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 18 points from Aaron Brooks and another 17 points from Shane Battier. Kyle Lowry contributed 7 assists, while Luis Scola cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Denver got 17 points from Arron Afflalo in a losing cause and another 16 points from Carmelo Anthony. Carmelo Anthony contributed 3 assists for the Nuggets, while Nene Hilario had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 58-54 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 46 boards, while Denver only had 39.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 76ers. The Nuggets will aim to get back on the winning track at Milwaukee.