Atlanta got 26 points from Josh Smith en route to a 106-101 victory over New Jersey on Monday at Prudential Center.
The Hawks earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 5.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 179.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Atlanta got 22 points from Joe Johnson and another 20 points from Jeff Teague. Al Horford contributed 6 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
New Jersey got 20 points from Anthony Morrow in a losing cause and another 19 points from MarShon Brooks. Deron Williams contributed 14 assists for the Nets, while MarShon Brooks had 10 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 56-45.
The rebound battle favored New Jersey as they grabbed 40 boards, while Atlanta only had 33.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Denver.