Recap - Hawks Defeat New Jersey 116-101
New Jersey was victimized by Josh Smith for 34 points as the Hawks defeated the Nets 116-101 in NBA action on Tuesday.
Atlanta was a favorite by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 185.5.
Atlanta got 26 points from Jamal Crawford and another 24 points from Al Horford. Josh Smith contributed 7 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
New Jersey got 24 points from Brook Lopez in a losing cause and another 18 points from Devin Harris. Devin Harris contributed 13 assists for the Nets, while Kris Humphries had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 60-47 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 39 boards, while New Jersey only had 34.
Atlanta heads into a battle against the Spurs. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.