Heat vs Cavaliers Final: 98-95 - Recap
The Heat got a 25-point performance from LeBron James, who added 12 rebounds as Miami ran past Cleveland 98-95 on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Bettors who backed the Heat were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 11.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 198.5.
Miami got 17 points from Mario Chalmers and another 11 points from Dwyane Wade. LeBron James contributed 10 assists, while LeBron James cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Cleveland got 20 points from Wayne Ellington in a losing cause and another 18 points from Tristan Thompson. Shaun Livingston contributed 6 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tyler Zeller had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Cleveland were victorious, as the score was 55-34 at the break.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-34.
Next game, Miami takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head on the road to face Houston.