Recap - Heat Defeat New Jersey 101-98
|Recap - Heat Defeat New Jersey 101-98|
The Nets were burned for 37 points by LeBron James on Monday as the Heat picked up a 101-98 win at Prudential Center.
The Heat earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 8.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 192.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Miami got 22 points from Chris Bosh and another 9 points from Norris Cole. LeBron James contributed 7 assists, while Chris Bosh cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
New Jersey got 29 points from Kris Humphries in a losing cause and another 24 points from MarShon Brooks. Sundiata Gaines contributed 7 assists for the Nets, while Kris Humphries had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Jersey were victorious, as the score was 55-52 at the break.
New Jersey won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-33.
Miami looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.