New Orleans got 21 points from Jarrett Jack en route to a 93-92 victory over Dallas on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.
The Hornets were a 5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 187.5.
Marco Belinelli had 21 points for New Orleans and David West chipped in with 16 points. Jarrett Jack had 7 assists for the Hornets, while David West was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Dallas got 26 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 16 points from Tyson Chandler. Jason Kidd contributed 7 assists for the Mavericks, while Tyson Chandler had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Dallas were victorious, as the score was 46-43 at the break.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-31.
New Orleans heads into a battle against the Kings. Dallas, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.