Dwyane Wade went off for 28 points and added 6 rebounds leading Miami over Cleveland, 101-95, on Wednesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Heat won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 16.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Miami got 21 points from LeBron James and another 16 points from Chris Bosh. LeBron James contributed 5 assists, while LeBron James cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Cleveland got 26 points from Daniel Gibson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Anderson Varejao. Mo Williams contributed 9 assists for the Cavaliers, while Anderson Varejao had 15 rebounds.
Miami trailed at halftime, 49-46.
Miami won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-38.
Next game, Miami takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head on the road to face Indiana.