Recap - 76ers Defeat Atlanta 117-83
The battle between the 76ers and Hawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Atlanta was handed a 117-83 defeat on Tuesday at Philips Arena.
Bettors who backed the 76ers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 192.5.
Philadelphia got 20 points from Louis Williams and another 17 points from Elton Brand. Andre Iguodala contributed 8 assists, while Jodie Meeks cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Hawks got a 16-point performance from Josh Smith, who was supported by 12 points from Damien Wilkins. Josh Smith had 7 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Marvin Williams grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Philadelphia were victorious, as the score was 65-33 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Philadelphia as they grabbed 50 boards, while Atlanta only had 35.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Charlotte.