Houston vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 103-91
Paul Pierce scored 23 points leading the Celtics to a 103-91 victory over Houston at TD Garden on Friday.
Boston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 201.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kevin Garnett had 17 points for Boston and Jared Sullinger chipped in with 14 points. Rajon Rondo had 8 assists for the Celtics, while Jared Sullinger was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Houston got 24 points from James Harden in a losing cause and another 18 points from Chandler Parsons. Jeremy Lin contributed 6 assists for the Rockets, while Omer Asik had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 53-45 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Boston as they grabbed 43 boards, while Houston only had 38.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Charlotte looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.