Recap - Heat Defeat Cleveland 100-96
LeBron James went off for 43 points and added 6 rebounds leading Miami to a 100-96 win over Cleveland on Tuesday at Quicken Loans Arena.
The Heat earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 192.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Miami got 21 points from Chris Bosh and another 14 points from Ray Allen. Mario Chalmers contributed 9 assists, while Chris Andersen cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Cleveland got 22 points from Jarrett Jack in a losing cause and another 17 points from Dion Waiters. Dion Waiters contributed 11 assists for the Cavaliers, while Anderson Varejao had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 59-54 at the break.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-36.
Miami looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Oklahoma City.