Rockets vs Jazz Final: 97-96 - Recap
Houston earned a 97-96 victory over Utah on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Kevin Martin at EnergySolutions Arena.
Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 202.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 16 points from Kyle Lowry and another 14 points from Luis Scola. Kyle Lowry contributed 5 assists, while Chuck Hayes cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Utah got 20 points from Paul Millsap in a losing cause and another 20 points from Al Jefferson. Earl Watson contributed 8 assists for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson had 12 rebounds.
The Rockets hit the break trailing 55-54 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Utah as they grabbed 44 boards, while Houston only had 39.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Memphis looking for another win. For Utah, they head on the road to face Denver.