Indiana Falls 86-72 to Celtics - Recap
|Indiana Falls 86-72 to Celtics - Recap|
The Celtics grabbed an 86-72 win over the Pacers on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Paul Pierce at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Boston was an underdog by 1.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 186.5.
Boston got 19 points from Ray Allen and another 15 points from Kevin Garnett. Rajon Rondo contributed 12 assists, while Greg Stiemsma cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Pacers got a 20-point performance from Danny Granger, who was supported by 16 points from David West. Darren Collison had 3 assists in a losing cause for Indiana, while Roy Hibbert grabbed 17 rebounds.
Boston led at halftime, 43-33.
Indiana won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-44.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 76ers. The Pacers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Toronto.