Charlotte vs Atlanta Wrap - Charlotte Wins 95-93
Al Jefferson scored 27 points and chipped in with 15 rebounds for Charlotte on Monday, leading the Bobcats to a 95-93 victory over Atlanta at Philips Arena.
Charlotte did not, however, defeat the Hawks against the spread, which closed at 5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 195.5.
Charlotte got 17 points from Gary Neal and another 10 points from Luke Ridnour. Kemba Walker contributed 7 assists, while Al Jefferson cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Atlanta got 20 points from Mike Scott in a losing cause and another 13 points from Lou Williams. Lou Williams contributed 6 assists for the Hawks, while Elton Brand had 7 rebounds.
Charlotte trailed at halftime, 50-44.
Charlotte won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-39.
Charlotte looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bulls. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Milwaukee.