Atlanta got 24 points from Lou Williams en route to a 100-95 victory over Washington on Tuesday at Verizon Center.
Atlanta did not, however, defeat the Wizards against the spread, which closed at 7 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 186.5.
Atlanta got 17 points from Josh Smith and another 16 points from Kyle Korver. Al Horford contributed 6 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Washington got 27 points from Jordan Crawford in a losing cause and another 18 points from Nene Hilario. Jordan Crawford contributed 11 assists for the Wizards, while Earl Barron had 14 rebounds.
The Hawks hit the break leading 52-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Oklahoma City looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Orlando.