New York vs Washington Wrap - Washington Wins 98-89
|New York vs Washington Wrap - Washington Wins 98-89|
John Wall poured in 31 points for Washington on Saturday, as they defeated New York 98-89 at Verizon Center.
Bettors who backed the Wizards were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 193.5.
Washington got 19 points from Martell Webster and another 18 points from Bradley Beal. John Wall contributed 7 assists, while Marcin Gortat cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
New York got 23 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 15 points from J.R. Smith. Andrea Bargnani contributed 5 assists for the Knicks, while Carmelo Anthony had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 52-49 at the break.
Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-40.
Washington heads into a battle against the Lakers. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Portland.