Miami got 40 points from LeBron James en route to a 141-129 victory over Sacramento on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Heat earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 15-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 209.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Miami got 39 points from Dwyane Wade and another 21 points from Ray Allen. LeBron James contributed 16 assists, while Chris Bosh cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Sacramento got 36 points from Marcus Thornton in a losing cause and another 26 points from Tyreke Evans. Isaiah Thomas contributed 9 assists for the Kings, while DeMarcus Cousins had 15 rebounds.
The Heat hit the break trailing 53-51 before taking care of business in the second half.
Miami had a 41-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Miami heads into a battle against the Grizzlies. Sacramento, meanwhile, will have their next action against Orlando.