Kyrie Irving scored 26 points for Cleveland on Wednesday, leading the Cavaliers to an 87-84 victory over Washington at Verizon Center.
Cleveland was an underdog by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 189.5.
Cleveland got 15 points from Tristan Thompson and another 10 points from Alonzo Gee. Kyrie Irving contributed 8 assists, while Tristan Thompson cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Wizards got a 17-point performance from Emeka Okafor, who was supported by 17 points from Jordan Crawford. Shelvin Mack had 7 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Martell Webster grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Cleveland were victorious, as the score was 45-43 at the break.
Washington had a 51-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Cleveland takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Orlando.