Boston Defeats Milwaukee 96-92 - Recap
Milwaukee was scorched by Paul Pierce for 25 points as the Celtics defated the Bucks 96-92 in NBA action on Saturday.
Boston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 193.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 18 points from Kevin Garnett and another 15 points from Jason Terry. Rajon Rondo contributed 10 assists, while Paul Pierce cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Bucks got a 32-point performance from Monta Ellis, who was supported by 14 points from Samuel Dalembert. Monta Ellis had 8 assists in a losing cause for Milwaukee, while Larry Sanders grabbed 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Milwaukee were victorious, as the score was 42-39 at the break.
Milwaukee won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-40.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bulls. The Bucks will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.