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Suns Fall 131-115 Against Houston - Game Recap

Houston got 32 points and 12 assists from James Harden en route to a 131-115 victory over Phoenix on Monday at Toyota Center.

Bettors who backed the Rockets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -12.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 230.0.

Houston got 15 points from Ryan Anderson and another 15 points from Eric Gordon. James Harden contributed 12 assists, while Trevor Ariza cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

The Suns got a 24-point performance from Eric Bledsoe, who was supported by 21 points from Brandon Knight. Eric Bledsoe had 4 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Dragan Bender grabbed 13 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 69-43 at the break.

Phoenix had a 53-47 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Houston heads into a battle against the Mavericks. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Antonio.