Dwyane Wade scored 25 points and added 14 rebounds for a double-double, leading Miami over Milwaukee, 88-78, on Monday at Bradley Center.
Bettors who backed the Heat were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 184.5.
Miami got 18 points from Carlos Arroyo and another 17 points from LeBron James. LeBron James contributed 6 assists, while Dwyane Wade cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Bucks got a 20-point performance from Corey Maggette, who was supported by 13 points from Brandon Jennings. John Salmons had 4 assists in a losing cause for Milwaukee, while Andrew Bogut grabbed 13 rebounds.
Miami led at halftime, 46-35.
The rebound battle favored Miami as they grabbed 48 boards, while Milwaukee only had 35.
Next game, Miami takes its act on the road to face Utah looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head home to face Indiana.