Atlanta Defeats Cleveland 102-94 - Recap
Devin Harris went off for 25 points and added 3 rebounds leading Atlanta over Cleveland, 102-94, on Monday at Philips Arena.
The Hawks earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 201.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Atlanta got 19 points from Jeff Teague and another 18 points from Josh Smith. Jeff Teague contributed 9 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Cavaliers got a 23-point performance from Marreese Speights, who was supported by 14 points from Shaun Livingston. Shaun Livingston had 6 assists in a losing cause for Cleveland, while Alonzo Gee grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 52-44 at the break.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-37.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Knicks. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Brooklyn.