Al-Farouq Aminu scored 18 points leading the Hornets to a 90-78 victory over Boston at TD Garden on Wednesday.
New Orleans was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 182.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Robin Lopez had 17 points for New Orleans and Greivis Vasquez chipped in with 15 points. Greivis Vasquez had 4 assists for the Hornets, while Greivis Vasquez was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
The Celtics got a 15-point performance from Kevin Garnett, who was supported by 12 points from Paul Pierce. Rajon Rondo had 11 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Paul Pierce grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 44-43 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 48 boards, while Boston only had 33.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act home to face Golden State looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Chicago.