Cavaliers Down Orlando 87-81 - Match Report
Anderson Varejao scored 18 points leading the Cavaliers to an 87-81 victory over Orlando at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday.
Bettors who backed the Cavaliers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 197.5.
Cleveland got 17 points from Dion Waiters and another 16 points from Tristan Thompson. Jarrett Jack contributed 7 assists, while Anderson Varejao cleaned the glass with 25 rebounds.
Orlando got 16 points from Glen Davis in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jameer Nelson. Jameer Nelson contributed 9 assists for the Magic, while Glen Davis had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Cleveland were victorious, as the score was 41-39 at the break.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 59-49.
Cleveland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nets. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track vs Miami.