Golden State was victimized by Dwight Howard for 45 points as the Magic defeated the Warriors 117-109 in NBA action on Thursday.
Orlando was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 187.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Orlando got 20 points from Hedo Turkoglu and another 13 points from J.J. Redick. Hedo Turkoglu contributed 9 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 23 rebounds.
Golden State got 30 points from Monta Ellis in a losing cause and another 26 points from David Lee. Monta Ellis contributed 11 assists for the Warriors, while David Lee had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Golden State were victorious, as the score was 57-53 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Orlando as they grabbed 43 boards, while Golden State only had 38.
Orlando looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Knicks. The Warriors will aim to get back on the winning track at Charlotte.