New Orleans got 21 points from Ryan Anderson en route to an 87-86 victory over Boston on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 186.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New Orleans got 18 points from Eric Gordon and another 13 points from Greivis Vasquez. Greivis Vasquez contributed 6 assists, while Al-Farouq Aminu cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Boston got 28 points from Paul Pierce in a losing cause and another 20 points from Kevin Garnett. Paul Pierce contributed 5 assists for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 55-45 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 45 boards, while Boston only had 28.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Celtics will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.