Josh Smith scored 22 points and added 18 rebounds for a double-double, leading Atlanta over Boston, 83-74, on Sunday at Philips Arena.
Atlanta was a favorite by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 179.5.
Atlanta got 15 points from Jeff Teague and another 12 points from Kirk Hinrich. Joe Johnson contributed 5 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
Boston got 20 points from Kevin Garnett in a losing cause and another 20 points from Rajon Rondo. Rajon Rondo contributed 11 assists for the Celtics, while Kevin Garnett had 12 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 49-35.
Atlanta had a 50-41 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.