Recap - Heat Defeat Philadelphia 98-94
Miami got 27 points from LeBron James en route to a 98-94 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center.
Miami did not, however, defeat the 76ers against the spread, which closed at 8 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 193.5.
Miami got 21 points from Dwyane Wade and another 12 points from Ray Allen. LeBron James contributed 8 assists, while Dwyane Wade cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Philadelphia got 24 points from Thaddeus Young in a losing cause and another 21 points from Jrue Holiday. Jrue Holiday contributed 7 assists for the 76ers, while Thaddeus Young had 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 51-39 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Philadelphia as they grabbed 40 boards, while Miami only had 39.
Miami heads into a battle against the Bucks. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Indiana.