Hawks Down Cleveland 117-98 - Match Report
Mike Scott scored 26 points for Atlanta on Friday, leading the Hawks to a 117-98 victory over Cleveland at Philips Arena.
Atlanta was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 202.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Atlanta got 20 points from Jeff Teague and another 16 points from Paul Millsap. Jeff Teague contributed 12 assists, while Paul Millsap cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Cleveland got 23 points from Dion Waiters in a losing cause and another 16 points from Spencer Hawes. Spencer Hawes contributed 4 assists for the Cavaliers, while Spencer Hawes had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 61-49 at the break.
Atlanta had a 38-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Charlotte.