Miami got 26 points and 11 rebounds from Dwyane Wade en route to a 97-91 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Miami did not, however, defeat the 76ers against the spread, which closed at 11 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 187.5.
Miami got 22 points from Chris Bosh and another 20 points from Mario Chalmers. LeBron James contributed 8 assists, while Dwyane Wade cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The 76ers got a 22-point performance from Elton Brand, who was supported by 22 points from Andre Iguodala. Jrue Holiday had 8 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Andre Iguodala grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 45-42 at the break.
Miami won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-41.