Recap - Thunder Defeat Houston 124-94
The battle between the Thunder and Rockets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Houston was handed a 124-94 defeat on Saturday at Toyota Center.
Oklahoma City was a favorite by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 213.5.
Oklahoma City got 28 points from Russell Westbrook and another 26 points from Kevin Durant. Russell Westbrook contributed 8 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Rockets got a 25-point performance from James Harden, who was supported by 24 points from Marcus Morris. Jeremy Lin had 7 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Omer Asik grabbed 8 rebounds.
Oklahoma City led at halftime, 68-50.
Oklahoma City won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-36.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Suns. The Rockets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.