Washington vs Houston Wrap - Houston Wins 113-112
James Harden poured in 35 points for Houston on Wednesday, as they defeated Washington 113-112 at Toyota Center.
Bettors who backed the Rockets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 204.5.
Dwight Howard had 24 points for Houston and Chandler Parsons chipped in with 18 points. Chandler Parsons had 6 assists for the Rockets, while Dwight Howard was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
The Wizards got a 32-point performance from Trevor Ariza, who was supported by 21 points from Nene Hilario. John Wall had 14 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Trevor Ariza grabbed 11 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 63-54.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 51 boards, while Washington only had 35.
Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Toronto.