Recap - Heat Defeat Los Angeles 109-102
Chris Bosh went off for 31 points and added 6 rebounds leading Miami to a 109-102 win over Los Angeles on Thursday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Heat earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 209.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
LeBron James had 27 points for Miami and Mario Chalmers chipped in with 11 points. LeBron James had 6 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
The Lakers got a 22-point performance from Pau Gasol, who was supported by 22 points from Jodie Meeks. Kendall Marshall had 11 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Pau Gasol grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 57-46 at the break.
Miami had a 48-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Miami looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Spurs. The Lakers will aim to get back on the winning track at Orlando.