Josh Smith scored 23 points and chipped in with 15 rebounds for Atlanta on Friday, leading the Hawks to a 104-95 victory over Washington at Philips Arena.
The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 9, meaning the game was a push for bettors. Those betting OVER the total were also victorious as the final score equalled an OVER play.
Atlanta got 19 points from Jeff Teague and another 15 points from Devin Harris. Jeff Teague contributed 6 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
The Wizards got a 19-point performance from Kevin Seraphin, who was supported by 18 points from Bradley Beal. A.J. Price had 6 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Kevin Seraphin grabbed 7 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 54-41.
Atlanta had a 47-32 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 Grizzlies. The Wizards will aim to get back on the winning track vs Golden State.