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Boston Defeats Philadelphia 112-92 - Recap

The battle between the Celtics and 76ers didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Philadelphia was handed a 112-92 defeat on Sunday at Wells Fargo Center.

Bettors who backed the Celtics were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -8.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 206.0.

Boston got 20 points from Jae Crowder and another 20 points from Isaiah Thomas. Jared Sullinger contributed 7 assists, while Amir Johnson cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

The 76ers got a 25-point performance from Robert Covington, who was supported by 12 points from Nerlens Noel. Ishmael Smith had 4 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Nerlens Noel grabbed 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 58-43 at the break.

Boston had a 51-47 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Boston heads into a battle against the Wizards. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.