New Orleans earned an 84-77 victory over Philadelphia on Monday, getting 17 points from David West at New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 190.5.
New Orleans got 15 points from Chris Paul and another 13 points from Emeka Okafor. Chris Paul contributed 5 assists, while David West cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The 76ers got a 14-point performance from Elton Brand, who was supported by 13 points from Andres Nocioni. Jrue Holiday had 6 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Elton Brand grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 43-40 at the break.
Philadelphia won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-41.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Warriors. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.