Boston Defeats Miami 88-80 - Recap

Boston got 20 points from Ray Allen en route to a 88-80 victory over Miami on Tuesday at TD Garden.

Boston was an underdog by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 188.5.

Paul Pierce had 19 points for Boston and Glen Davis chipped in with 13 points. Rajon Rondo had 17 assists for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Miami got 31 points from LeBron James in a losing cause and another 13 points from Dwyane Wade. Dwyane Wade contributed 6 assists for the Heat, while Udonis Haslem had 11 rebounds.

The Celtics hit the break leading 45-30 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Boston as they grabbed 42 boards, while Miami only had 39.

Boston heads into a battle against the Cavaliers. Miami, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.