Atlanta vs Washington Wrap - Atlanta Wins 86-79
Angel McCoughtry went off for 33 points and added 3 rebounds leading Atlanta to an 86-79 win over Washington on Wednesday at Verizon Center.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 155.5.
Atlanta got 14 points from Lindsey Harding and another 12 points from Armintie Price. Angel McCoughtry contributed 3 assists, while Sandora Irvin cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Mystics got a 24-point performance from Crystal Langhorne, who was supported by 21 points from Marissa Coleman. Kelly Miller had 6 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Nicky Anosike grabbed 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 39-38 at the break.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-34.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Tulsa looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face San Antonio.