New York Falls 79-58 to Dream - Recap
Atlanta cruised to victory on Tuesday, running New York out of the gym and running up a 79-58 score at Prudential Center.
Bettors who backed the Dream were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 164.5.
Atlanta got 18 points from Angel McCoughtry and another 12 points from Erika Desouza. Shalee Lehning contributed 6 assists, while Sandora Irvin cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
New York got 21 points from Essence Carson in a losing cause and another 16 points from Kia Vaughn. Nicole Powell contributed 2 assists for the Liberty, while Essence Carson had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 44-32 at the break.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-26.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Chicago.