Ray Allen scored 26 points for Boston on Monday, leading the Celtics to a 109-106 victory over Orlando at TD Garden.
The match was decisive in favor of Boston, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 193.5.
Boston got 19 points from Kevin Garnett and another 15 points from Glen Davis. Rajon Rondo contributed 13 assists, while Kevin Garnett cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Orlando got 33 points from Dwight Howard in a losing cause and another 16 points from Ryan Anderson. Hedo Turkoglu contributed 7 assists for the Magic, while Dwight Howard had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 55-54 at the break.
Orlando had a 34-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pistons. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.