Rockets Down Utah 100-93 - Match Report
James Harden went off for 29 points and added 2 rebounds leading Houston over Utah, 100-93, on Wednesday at Toyota Center.
The Rockets earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 209.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Houston got 24 points from Jeremy Lin and another 10 points from Chandler Parsons. Jeremy Lin contributed 6 assists, while Omer Asik cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Jazz got a 27-point performance from Gordon Hayward, who was supported by 18 points from Al Jefferson. Mo Williams had 6 assists in a losing cause for Utah, while Al Jefferson grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 52-33 at the break.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-36.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Jazz will aim to get back on the winning track at San Antonio.