Hawks vs Magic Final: 85-82 - Recap
Josh Smith scored 26 points for Atlanta on Wednesday, leading the Hawks to an 85-82 victory over Orlando at Philips Arena.
Atlanta was an underdog by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 188.5.
Atlanta got 18 points from Joe Johnson and another 11 points from Al Horford. Kirk Hinrich contributed 5 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Orlando got 20 points from Jameer Nelson in a losing cause and another 17 points from Dwight Howard. Hedo Turkoglu contributed 5 assists for the Magic, while Dwight Howard had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 46-43 at the break.
Atlanta had a 42-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track vs Charlotte.