Kevin Durant poured in 43 points for Oklahoma City on Wednesday, as they defeated New Orleans 104-93 at Ford Center.
Oklahoma City won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 198.5.
Jeff Green had 12 points for Oklahoma City and Russell Westbrook chipped in with 10 points. Russell Westbrook had 8 assists for the Thunder, while Serge Ibaka was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
New Orleans got 20 points from David West in a losing cause and another 15 points from Chris Paul. Chris Paul contributed 5 assists for the Hornets, while David West had 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 55-49 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 44 boards, while New Orleans only had 32.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Suns. The Hornets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.