Milwaukee vs Atlanta Recap - Hawks Win 102-97
|Milwaukee vs Atlanta Recap - Hawks Win 102-97|
Atlanta got 22 points from Jeff Teague en route to a 102-97 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday at Philips Arena.
The Hawks won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 8.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Atlanta got 17 points from Paul Millsap and another 15 points from Kyle Korver. Jeff Teague contributed 8 assists, while Paul Millsap cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Milwaukee got 22 points from Ersan Ilyasova in a losing cause and another 20 points from Brandon Knight. Giannis Antetokounmpo contributed 5 assists for the Bucks, while Ersan Ilyasova had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Milwaukee were victorious, as the score was 53-47 at the break.
Milwaukee had a 43-41 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Denver looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head on the road to face New York.