Houston vs Indiana Wrap - Indiana Wins 114-81
The battle between the Pacers and Rockets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Houston was handed a 114-81 defeat on Friday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Pacers were a 6-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 197.5.
Indiana got 24 points from Paul George and another 16 points from Lance Stephenson. Lance Stephenson contributed 6 assists, while Paul George cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Houston got 19 points from Dwight Howard in a losing cause and another 14 points from Chandler Parsons. Chandler Parsons contributed 2 assists for the Rockets, while Dwight Howard had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Indiana were victorious, as the score was 56-45 at the break.
Indiana won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-36.
Indiana heads into a battle against the Celtics. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.