Joe Johnson poured in 36 points for Atlanta on Monday, as they defeated Sacramento 100-98 at Philips Arena.
Bettors who backed the Hawks were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 9.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 202.5.
Atlanta got 23 points from Al Horford and another 19 points from Josh Smith. Jamal Crawford contributed 7 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Sacramento got 20 points from DeMarcus Cousins in a losing cause and another 17 points from Beno Udrih. Samuel Dalembert contributed 4 assists for the Kings, while Donte Greene had 11 rebounds.
Atlanta trailed at halftime, 62-53.
Sacramento had a 47-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Heat. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track vs Portland.