Boston vs Toronto Wrap - Toronto Wins 105-103
|Boston vs Toronto Wrap - Toronto Wins 105-103|
Boston was victimized by DeMar DeRozan for 30 points as the Raptors defeated the Celtics 105-103 in NBA action on Friday.
Toronto did not, however, defeat the Celtics against the spread, which closed at 9.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 195.5.
Terrence Ross had 17 points for Toronto and Greivis Vasquez chipped in with 15 points. Kyle Lowry had 5 assists for the Raptors, while Jonas Valanciunas was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Boston got 20 points from Jerryd Bayless in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jeff Green. Rajon Rondo contributed 8 assists for the Celtics, while Jared Sullinger had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Toronto were victorious, as the score was 56-53 at the break.
Toronto won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-34.
Toronto heads into a battle against the Magic. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.