Cavaliers vs Magic Final: 119-98 - Recap
|Cavaliers vs Magic Final: 119-98 - Recap|
The battle between the Cavaliers and Magic didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Orlando was handed a 119-98 defeat on Wednesday at Amway Center.
Bettors who backed the Cavaliers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 197.5.
Cleveland got 26 points from Dion Waiters and another 20 points from Tristan Thompson. Kyrie Irving contributed 8 assists, while Tristan Thompson cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Magic got a 16-point performance from Victor Oladipo, who was supported by 14 points from Doron Lamb. Arron Afflalo had 5 assists in a losing cause for Orlando, while Nikola Vucevic grabbed 7 rebounds.
Cleveland led at halftime, 70-47.
The rebound battle favored Cleveland as they grabbed 37 boards, while Orlando only had 34.
Cleveland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hawks. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track at Charlotte.