Josh Smith scored 24 points and chipped in with 19 rebounds for Atlanta on Friday, leading the Hawks to a 99-94 victory over Milwaukee at Philips Arena.
Bettors who backed the Hawks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 186.5.
Atlanta got 11 points from Jeff Teague and another 11 points from Jannero Pargo. Tracy McGrady contributed 5 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 19 rebounds.
The Bucks got a 34-point performance from Brandon Jennings, who was supported by 24 points from Drew Gooden. Brandon Jennings had 8 assists in a losing cause for Milwaukee, while Drew Gooden grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Hawks hit the break trailing 51-39 before taking care of business in the second half.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-43.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thunder. The Bucks will aim to get back on the winning track at Orlando.