Hornets Fall 94-72 Against Atlanta - Game Recap
The battle between the Hawks and Hornets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New Orleans was handed a 94-72 defeat on Sunday at New Orleans Arena.
Atlanta was a favorite by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 176.5.
Atlanta got 24 points from Jeff Teague and another 16 points from Willie Green. Jeff Teague contributed 4 assists, while Joe Johnson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
New Orleans got 13 points from Emeka Okafor in a losing cause and another 10 points from Jarrett Jack. Greivis Vasquez contributed 8 assists for the Hornets, while Emeka Okafor had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 46-35 at the break.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-36.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Miami.