Boston cruised to victory on Thursday, running Los Angeles out of the gym and running up a 116-95 score at TD Garden.
Boston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 194.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 24 points from Paul Pierce and another 19 points from Jeff Green. Paul Pierce contributed 6 assists, while Chris Wilcox cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 27 points from Kobe Bryant in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jodie Meeks. Steve Nash contributed 5 assists for the Lakers, while Dwight Howard had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 58-44 at the break.
Boston had a 48-43 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 Nuggets. The Lakers will aim to get back on the winning track at Charlotte.