Recap - Rockets Defeat Utah 101-85
|Recap - Rockets Defeat Utah 101-85|
Kyle Lowry went off for 32 points and added 1 rebounds leading Houston to a 101-85 win over Utah on Sunday at Toyota Center.
Bettors who backed the Rockets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 195.5.
Houston got 26 points from Luis Scola and another 11 points from Kevin Martin. Kyle Lowry contributed 9 assists, while Luis Scola cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Utah got 23 points from Al Jefferson in a losing cause and another 22 points from Paul Millsap. Gordon Hayward contributed 4 assists for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson had 11 rebounds.
The Rockets hit the break trailing 46-45 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 41 boards, while Houston only had 38.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Memphis looking for another win. For Utah, they head home to face San Antonio.