Timberwolves Down Houston 111-98 - Match Report
Kevin Love went off for 33 points and added 17 rebounds leading Minnesota to a 111-98 win over Houston on Friday at Toyota Center.
Minnesota was an underdog by 5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 198.5.
Minnesota got 30 points from Nikola Pekovic and another 18 points from Ricky Rubio. Ricky Rubio contributed 9 assists, while Kevin Love cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
Houston got 18 points from Chandler Parsons in a losing cause and another 17 points from Kyle Lowry. Kyle Lowry contributed 6 assists for the Rockets, while Chandler Parsons had 6 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 61-54.
Minnesota had a 44-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 76ers. The Rockets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Utah.