LeBron James poured in 31 points for Miami on Wednesday, as they defeated Atlantan 89-86 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Bettors who backed the Heat were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 12.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 188.5.
Miami got 18 points from Dwyane Wade and another 9 points from Chris Bosh. Dwyane Wade contributed 6 assists, while LeBron James cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Hawks got a 23-point performance from Josh Smith, who was supported by 16 points from Jeff Teague. Zaza Pachulia had 3 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Zaza Pachulia grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 45-43 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Miami as they grabbed 41 boards, while Atlanta only had 36.
Miami heads into a battle against the Pacers. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.