Atlanta vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 118-107
|Atlanta vs Boston Wrap - Boston Wins 118-107|
Jeff Green scored 27 points for Boston on Friday, leading the Celtics to a 118-107 victory over Atlanta at TD Garden.
Boston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 193.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Boston got 24 points from Jason Terry and another 20 points from Paul Pierce. Paul Pierce contributed 10 assists, while Shavlik Randolph cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Atlanta got 19 points from Mike Scott in a losing cause and another 18 points from Josh Smith. Shelvin Mack contributed 9 assists for the Hawks, while Johan Petro had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 66-56 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 40 boards, while Boston only had 37.
Next game, Boston takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Orlando.