Houston Defeats New Jersey 112-106 - Recap
Houston got 23 points from Goran Dragic en route to a 112-106 victory over New Jersey on Saturday at Prudential Center.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 6 number at most sportsbooks. The game proved to be a winner for OVER bettors based on the closing total of 189.5.
Courtney Lee had 17 points for Houston and Chandler Parsons chipped in with 16 points. Goran Dragic had 8 assists for the Rockets, while Luis Scola was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
New Jersey got 26 points from Gerald Green in a losing cause and another 23 points from MarShon Brooks. MarShon Brooks contributed 7 assists for the Nets, while Johan Petro had 9 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 59-49.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 35 boards, while New Jersey only had 34.
Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Milwaukee.