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Hawks Down Philadelphia 126-98 - Match Report

Atlanta cruised to victory on Thursday, running Philadelphia out of the gym and running up a 126-98 score at Wells Fargo Center.

Bettors who backed the Hawks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -9.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 208.0.

Kent Bazemore had 22 points for Atlanta and Al Horford chipped in with 18 points. Dennis Schroder had 6 assists for the Hawks, while Al Horford was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

The 76ers got a 21-point performance from Jahlil Okafor, who was supported by 12 points from Ishmael Smith. Ishmael Smith had 7 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Nerlens Noel grabbed 13 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 61-44 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 48 boards, while Philadelphia only had 43

Atlanta heads into a battle against the Bulls. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.