LeBron James went off for 38 points and added 9 rebounds leading Miami to a 96-82 win over Charlotte on Monday at Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Heat were a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 188.5.
Dwyane Wade had 31 points for Miami and Chris Bosh chipped in with 11 points. LeBron James had 5 assists for the Heat, while Dwyane Wade was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Charlotte got 22 points from Stephen Jackson in a losing cause and another 16 points from D.J. Augustin. Stephen Jackson contributed 5 assists for the Bobcats, while Kwame Brown had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 47-43 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Miami as they grabbed 46 boards, while Charlotte only had 35.
Miami heads into a battle against the Bucks. Charlotte, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.