Dallas vs Houston Wrap - Houston Wins 113-105
The Rockets got a 34-point performance from James Harden as Houston handed Dallas a 113-105 defeat on Friday at Toyota Center.
Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 207.5.
Houston got 14 points from Jeremy Lin and another 13 points from Dwight Howard. Jeremy Lin contributed 4 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
The Mavericks got a 22-point performance from Dirk Nowitzki, who was supported by 20 points from Monta Ellis. Jose Calderon had 6 assists in a losing cause for Dallas, while Shawn Marion grabbed 10 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 61-50.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-43.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jazz. The Mavericks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Memphis.