Houston Defeats Philadelphia 120-98 - Recap

Houston Defeats Philadelphia 120-98 - Recap

Philadelphia was run off the court by the Rockets on Thursday as Houston blasted the 76ers 120-98 at Toyota Center.

Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 19.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 214.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Houston got 26 points from James Harden and another 20 points from Terrence Jones. James Harden contributed 10 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

Philadelphia got 30 points from James Anderson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Henry Sims. Michael Carter-Williams contributed 10 assists for the 76ers, while Thaddeus Young had 9 rebounds.

The Rockets hit the break leading 63-49 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 57 boards, while Philadelphia only had 39.

Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Detroit.