Thunder Down Houston 98-95 - Match Report
The Thunder got a 27-point performance from Kevin Durant as Oklahoma City ran past Houston 98-95 on Saturday at Toyota Center.
The Thunder won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Oklahoma City got 25 points from Russell Westbrook and another 17 points from Nazr Mohammed. Russell Westbrook contributed 6 assists, while Kendrick Perkins cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Houston got 28 points from Luis Scola in a losing cause and another 20 points from Goran Dragic. Goran Dragic contributed 8 assists for the Rockets, while Chandler Parsons had 8 rebounds.
Oklahoma City led at halftime, 48-46.
Oklahoma City won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-41.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Spurs. The Rockets will aim to get back on the winning track at Charlotte.