Detroit Falls 97-80 to Rockets - Recap
Luis Scola scored 14 points leading the Rockets to a 97-80 victory over Detroit at Toyota Center on Tuesday.
Bettors who backed the Rockets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 189.5.
Houston got 14 points from Samuel Dalembert and another 13 points from Kyle Lowry. Kyle Lowry contributed 5 assists, while Samuel Dalembert cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Detroit got 20 points from Tayshaun Prince in a losing cause and another 18 points from Ben Gordon. Greg Monroe contributed 6 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 11 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 47-40.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 42 boards, while Detroit only had 35.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face New Orleans looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Minnesota.