nba Game Recap
Celtics Down Sacramento 103-102 - Match Report
The Celtics got 24 points from Jaylen Brown as Boston ran past Sacramento 103-102 on Monday at TD Garden.
Boston did not, however, defeat the Kings against the spread, which closed at -6.0 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 206.5.
Boston got 20 points from Jayson Tatum and another 17 points from Marcus Smart. Marcus Smart contributed 7 assists, while Enes Kanter cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Kings got a 41-point performance from Buddy Hield, who was supported by 20 points from Harrison Barnes. Bogdan Bogdanovic had 8 assists in a losing cause for Sacramento, while Nemanja Bjelica grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 53-46 at the break.
Boston had a 38-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Brooklyn looking for another win. For Sacramento, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.