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Boston Defeats Toronto 109-97 - Recap

Boston got 21 points from Marcus Smart en route to a 109-97 victory over Toronto on Sunday at Scotiabank Arena.

Boston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -2.0-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 207.5.

Josh Richardson had 18 points for Boston and Al Horford chipped in with 17 points. Jayson Tatum had 10 assists for the Celtics, while Al Horford was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Toronto got 27 points from Fred VanVleet in a losing cause and another 21 points from Scottie Barnes. Pascal Siakam contributed 5 assists for the Raptors, while Precious Achiuwa had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 54-51 at the break.

Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-44.

Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Toronto, they head home to face Memphis.