Houston was victimized by LeBron James for 32 points as the Heat defeated the Rockets 97-88 in NBA action on Sunday.
Miami was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 191.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Norris Cole had 16 points for Miami and Mike Miller chipped in with 11 points. LeBron James had 5 assists for the Heat, while Udonis Haslem was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Houston got 23 points from Chandler Parsons in a losing cause and another 16 points from Goran Dragic. Goran Dragic contributed 4 assists for the Rockets, while Marcus Camby had 7 rebounds.
Miami led at halftime, 45-44.
Miami won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-37.
Miami heads into a battle against the Celtics. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Orleans.