Houston vs Portland Wrap - Houston Wins 116-101
|Houston vs Portland Wrap - Houston Wins 116-101|
James Harden went off for 33 points and added 7 rebounds leading Houston to a 116-101 win over Portland on Tuesday at Rose Garden.
Houston was an underdog by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 208.5.
Houston got 29 points from Dwight Howard and another 12 points from Jeremy Lin. Omri Casspi contributed 5 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Portland got 22 points from Damian Lillard in a losing cause and another 21 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Mo Williams contributed 7 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Robin Lopez had 6 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 55-50.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-30.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Portland, they head home to face Sacramento.