Recap - Hawks Defeat Detroit 94-85
|Recap - Hawks Defeat Detroit 94-85|
Atlanta got 22 points and 11 rebounds from Josh Smith en route to a 94-85 victory over Detroit on Wednesday at Philips Arena.
Bettors who backed the Hawks were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 9.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 195.5.
Atlanta got 18 points from Al Horford and another 14 points from Joe Johnson. Joe Johnson contributed 8 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Pistons got a 22-point performance from Ben Gordon, who was supported by 17 points from Tayshaun Prince. Ben Gordon had 4 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Greg Monroe grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Detroit were victorious, as the score was 48-44 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 38 boards, while Atlanta only had 35.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Timberwolves. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track vs Charlotte.