Recap - Rockets Defeat Chicago 93-89
Houston got 28 points from James Harden en route to a 93-89 victory over Chicago on Wednesday at Toyota Center.
Bettors who backed the Rockets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 192.5.
Patrick Patterson had 20 points for Houston and Chandler Parsons chipped in with 18 points. Jeremy Lin had 3 assists for the Rockets, while Chandler Parsons was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Chicago got 21 points from Nate Robinson in a losing cause and another 19 points from Luol Deng. Kirk Hinrich contributed 6 assists for the Bulls, while Carlos Boozer had 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 46-42 at the break.
Chicago had a 48-45 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.