New Jersey was victimized by Dwight Howard for 30 points as the Magic defeated the Nets 105-90 in NBA action on Friday.
The Magic earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 16.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 195.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Jameer Nelson had 20 points for Orlando and Vince Carter chipped in with 19 points. Jameer Nelson had 6 assists for the Magic, while Dwight Howard was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
New Jersey got 17 points from Travis Outlaw in a losing cause and another 15 points from Terrence Williams. Jordan Farmar contributed 7 assists for the Nets, while Travis Outlaw had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Jersey were victorious, as the score was 51-48 at the break.
Orlando had a 50-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Orlando heads into a battle against the Bobcats. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.