|Charlotte Hornets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Recap - Hornets Win 124-97|
Charlotte cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Cleveland out of the gym and running up a 124-97 score at Quicken Loans Arena.
Bettors who backed the Hornets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -8.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 220.5.
Charlotte got 23 points from Jeremy Lamb and another 23 points from Kemba Walker. Kemba Walker contributed 7 assists, while Miles Bridges cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
The Cavaliers got a 18-point performance from Collin Sexton, who was supported by 17 points from Cedi Osman. Collin Sexton had 10 assists in a losing cause for Cleveland, while Larry Nance Jr. grabbed 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Charlotte were victorious, as the score was 64-56 at the break.
Cleveland had a 41-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.