Detroit vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 96-85
|Detroit vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 96-85|
Boston got 19 points from Jermaine O'Neal en route to a 96-85 victory over Detroit on Friday at TD Garden.
Boston was a favorite by 10 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 182.5.
Ray Allen had 17 points for Boston and Brandon Bass chipped in with 17 points. Rajon Rondo had 5 assists for the Celtics, while Jermaine O'Neal was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Detroit got 22 points from Greg Monroe in a losing cause and another 11 points from Austin Daye. Rodney Stuckey contributed 7 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 50-43 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 35 boards, while Boston only had 30.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Indiana.