Charlotte vs Boston Wrap - Charlotte Wins 89-83
Al Jefferson scored 22 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Charlotte over Boston, 89-83, on Wednesday at TD Garden.
Bettors who backed the Bobcats were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 5.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 191.5.
Charlotte got 13 points from Gerald Henderson and another 12 points from Jeffery Taylor. Gerald Henderson contributed 5 assists, while Al Jefferson cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 19-point performance from Jeff Green, who was supported by 16 points from Jordan Crawford. Jordan Crawford had 6 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Kelly Olynyk grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Charlotte were victorious, as the score was 51-43 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Charlotte as they grabbed 50 boards, while Boston only had 45.
Next game, Charlotte takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Portland.