Atlanta Defeats Phoenix 96-82 - Recap
Atlanta earned a 96-82 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday, getting 24 points from Shoni Schimmel at Philips Arena.
Atlanta was the ATS victor, as they covered the +1.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 156.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tiffany Hayes had 19 points for Atlanta and Aneika Henry chipped in with 15 points. Celine Dumerc had 5 assists for the Dream, while Aneika Henry was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Phoenix got 21 points from Erin Phillips in a losing cause and another 9 points from Mistie Bass. Eshaya Murphy contributed 7 assists for the Mercury, while DeWanna Bonner had 8 rebounds.
The Dream hit the break winning 55-41 before taking care of business in the second half.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-28.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Tulsa looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Los Angeles.