Rockets vs Magic Final: 118-110 - Recap
The Rockets got 24 points from James Harden as Houston ran past Orlando 118-110 on Friday at Amway Center.
The Rockets earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 9-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 213.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Chandler Parsons had 21 points for Houston and Carlos Delfino chipped in with 21 points. James Harden had 8 assists for the Rockets, while Omer Asik was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Orlando got 27 points from Tobias Harris in a losing cause and another 19 points from Arron Afflalo. E'Twaun Moore contributed 11 assists for the Magic, while Nikola Vucevic had 10 rebounds.
The Rockets hit the break leading 64-61 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 34 boards, while Orlando only had 31.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mavericks. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track vs Memphis.