Houston Falls 99-81 to Grizzlies - Recap
Mike Conley scored 17 points leading the Grizzlies to a 99-81 victory over Houston at FedExForum on Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Grizzlies were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 194.5.
Memphis got 15 points from Zach Randolph and another 15 points from Courtney Lee. James Johnson contributed 8 assists, while Zach Randolph cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
Houston got 16 points from James Harden in a losing cause and another 11 points from Chandler Parsons. Terrence Jones contributed 3 assists for the Rockets, while Dwight Howard had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Memphis were victorious, as the score was 46-35 at the break.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 52-38.
Next game, Memphis takes its act on the road to face Portland looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face San Antonio.