Heat Down New Orleans 96-84 - Match Report
The Heat got a 32-point performance from Dwyane Wade as Miami handed New Orleans a 96-84 defeat on Monday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 12 number at most sportsbooks. The game proved to be a winner for UNDER bettors based on the closing total of 187.5.
Miami got 23 points from Chris Bosh and another 20 points from LeBron James. LeBron James contributed 7 assists, while Chris Bosh cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Hornets got a 26-point performance from David West, who was supported by 13 points from Trevor Ariza. Chris Paul had 5 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while David West grabbed 12 rebounds.
Miami trailed at halftime, 54-53.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 40 boards, while Miami only had 36.
Next game, Miami takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Sacramento.