Atlanta Falls 101-97 to Wizards - Recap
John Wall scored 25 points for Washington on Saturday, leading the Wizards to a 101-97 victory over Atlanta at Verizon Center.
The Wizards won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Washington got 16 points from Drew Gooden and another 14 points from Bradley Beal. John Wall contributed 6 assists, while Marcin Gortat cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Atlanta got 19 points from Jeff Teague in a losing cause and another 17 points from Paul Millsap. Shelvin Mack contributed 6 assists for the Hawks, while Pero Antic had 12 rebounds.
Washington trailed at halftime, 52-50.
The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 44 boards, while Atlanta only had 40.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bobcats. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.