Atlanta Defeats Dallas 106-89 - Recap

Atlanta got 23 points from Josh Smith en route to a 106-89 victory over Dallas on Thursday at Philips Arena.

The Hawks were a 5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 194.5.

Atlanta got 17 points from Jeff Teague and another 15 points from Joe Johnson. Josh Smith contributed 7 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Dallas got 22 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 13 points from Rodrigue Beaubois. Rodrigue Beaubois contributed 6 assists for the Mavericks, while Shawn Marion had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 60-44 at the break.

Atlanta had a 41-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.