Recap - Rockets Defeat Atlanta 113-84
The battle between the Rockets and Hawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Atlanta was handed a 113-84 defeat on Wednesday at Toyota Center.
Houston was a favorite by 8 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 206.5.
Aaron Brooks had 21 points for Houston and Francisco Garcia chipped in with 21 points. Chandler Parsons had 4 assists for the Rockets, while Omer Asik was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Atlanta got 16 points from Paul Millsap in a losing cause and another 14 points from Al Horford. Jeff Teague contributed 6 assists for the Hawks, while Al Horford had 8 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 56-45.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-32.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Brooklyn looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Dallas.