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Houston Defeats Philadelphia 118-108 - Recap

James Harden scored 44 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for Houston on Friday, leading the Rockets to a 118-108 victory over Philadelphia at Toyota Center.

Houston was a favorite by -4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 228.5.

Clint Capela had 30 points for Houston and Russell Westbrook chipped in with 20 points. James Harden had 11 assists for the Rockets, while Clint Capela was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.

The 76ers got a 29-point performance from Ben Simmons, who was supported by 24 points from Tobias Harris. Ben Simmons had 11 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Ben Simmons grabbed 13 rebounds.

Houston led at halftime, 60-53.

Houston had a 46-44 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Oklahoma City.