Atlanta Falls 95-90 to 76ers - Recap
Atlanta was victimized for 25 points and 10 rebounds by Elton Brand as the 76ers defeated the Hawks 95-90 in NBA action on Saturday.
The 76ers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 176.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Andre Iguodala had 18 points for Philadelphia and Evan Turner chipped in with 13 points. Jrue Holiday had 6 assists for the 76ers, while Elton Brand was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
The Hawks got a 34-point performance from Josh Smith, who was supported by 15 points from Joe Johnson. Kirk Hinrich had 6 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Josh Smith grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Philadelphia were victorious, as the score was 43-41 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Philadelphia as they grabbed 41 boards, while Atlanta only had 35.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Heat. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Charlotte.