Atlanta Defeats Indiana 101-96 - Recap
The Pacers were burned for 27 points by Josh Smith on Tuesday as the Hawks picked up a 101-96 win at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Bettors who backed the Hawks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 8 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 184.5.
Atlanta got 16 points from Jannero Pargo and another 12 points from Marvin Williams. Jeff Teague contributed 9 assists, while Zaza Pachulia cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Indiana got 24 points from David West in a losing cause and another 19 points from Danny Granger. Darren Collison contributed 4 assists for the Pacers, while Roy Hibbert had 8 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 58-54.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 45 boards, while Indiana only had 37.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Heat. The Pacers will aim to get back on the winning track at Miami.