Celtics Down Portland 96-78 - Match Report
Boston got 19 points from Jeff Green en route to a 96-78 victory over Portland on Friday at TD Garden.
Boston was a favorite by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 192.5.
Boston got 17 points from Jason Terry and another 12 points from Paul Pierce. Paul Pierce contributed 5 assists, while Paul Pierce cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers got a 23-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge, who was supported by 11 points from J.J. Hickson. Will Barton had 4 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while LaMarcus Aldridge grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 56-33 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 37 boards, while Boston only had 36.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bucks. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track at Cleveland.