Celtics vs Pistons Final: 98-93 - Recap
Detroit was victimized by Jeff Green for 34 points as the Celtics defeated the Pistons 98-93 in NBA action on Wednesday.
The Celtics earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 197.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Boston got 17 points from Paul Pierce and another 17 points from Brandon Bass. Paul Pierce contributed 5 assists, while Brandon Bass cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Detroit got 24 points from Greg Monroe in a losing cause and another 22 points from Rodney Stuckey. Charlie Villanueva contributed 5 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 17 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 54-44 at the break.
Detroit had a 52-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.