Atlanta vs Cleveland Recap - Hawks Win 102-94
Jeff Teague went off for 27 points and added 2 rebounds leading Atlanta over Cleveland, 102-94, on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 189.5.
Atlanta got 16 points from Lou Williams and another 14 points from Al Horford. Jeff Teague contributed 8 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Cleveland got 28 points from Kyrie Irving in a losing cause and another 18 points from Dion Waiters. Kyrie Irving contributed 5 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tristan Thompson had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 55-54 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 43 boards, while Cleveland only had 40.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Indiana looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head on the road to face Brooklyn.