Atlanta vs Orlando Wrap - Atlanta Wins 80-74
Atlanta got 19 points from Josh Smith en route to an 80-74 victory over Orlando on Monday at Amway Center.
Bettors who backed the Hawks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 187.5.
Atlanta got 16 points from Al Horford and another 15 points from Jamal Crawford. Mike Bibby contributed 7 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Orlando got 18 points from Vince Carter in a losing cause and another 14 points from Dwight Howard. Vince Carter contributed 3 assists for the Magic, while Dwight Howard had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 36-34 at the break.
Orlando won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-42.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nets. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track at Portland.