Boston was victimized by LeBron James for 35 points as the Heat defeated the Celtics 102-91 in NBA action on Tuesday.
Bettors who backed the Heat were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 181.5.
Miami got 28 points from Dwyane Wade and another 17 points from Chris Bosh. Chris Bosh contributed 4 assists, while Chris Bosh cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 20-point performance from Rajon Rondo, who was supported by 16 points from Kevin Garnett. Rajon Rondo had 12 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Jermaine O'Neal grabbed 9 rebounds.
Miami led at halftime, 47-42.
The rebound battle favored Miami as they grabbed 44 boards, while Boston only had 38.