The Mavericks got a 20-point performance from Dirk Nowitzki, who added 10 rebounds as Dallas ran past Houston 101-91 on Monday at American Airlines Center.
Dallas was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 198.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Dallas got 19 points from Caron Butler and another 14 points from Shawn Marion. Jason Kidd contributed 11 assists, while Dirk Nowitzki cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Houston got 17 points from Kevin Martin in a losing cause and another 15 points from Luis Scola. Kyle Lowry contributed 5 assists for the Rockets, while Jordan Hill had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Dallas were victorious, as the score was 52-45 at the break.
Dallas won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-39.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Timberwolves. The Rockets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.