The Hawks got a 30-point performance from Josh Smith as Atlanta handed New Jersey a 93-84 defeat on Friday at Philips Arena.
Atlanta was a favorite by 7 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 188.5.
Atlanta got 17 points from Jeff Teague and another 16 points from Joe Johnson. Jeff Teague contributed 6 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
New Jersey got 20 points from Deron Williams in a losing cause and another 17 points from Kris Humphries. Deron Williams contributed 8 assists for the Nets, while Gerald Wallace had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Jersey were victorious, as the score was 44-43 at the break.
New Jersey had a 45-38 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 Wizards. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Charlotte.