Orlando got 21 points and 23 rebounds from Dwight Howard en route to a 92-80 victory over Los Angeles on Friday at Amway Center.
Orlando was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 179.5.
Orlando got 17 points from Jameer Nelson and another 15 points from J.J. Redick. Jameer Nelson contributed 9 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 23 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 30 points from Kobe Bryant in a losing cause and another 13 points from Pau Gasol. Kobe Bryant contributed 8 assists for the Lakers, while Andrew Bynum had 12 rebounds.
Orlando led at halftime, 48-31.
Orlando had a 51-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Orlando takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Indiana.