Bobcats Fall 90-85 Against Atlanta - Game Recap

Atlanta earned a 90-85 victory over Charlotte on Friday, getting 16 points from Joe Johnson at Philips Arena.

The Hawks earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 182.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.

Atlanta got 16 points from Al Horford and another 16 points from Marvin Williams. Joe Johnson contributed 8 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Charlotte got 22 points from D.J. Augustin in a losing cause and another 22 points from Boris Diaw. Shaun Livingston contributed 5 assists for the Bobcats, while Dominic McGuire had 17 rebounds.

The Hawks hit the break leading 46-39 before taking care of business in the second half.

Charlotte won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-42.

Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Charlotte, they head on the road to face Washington.