Dirk Nowitzki poured in 34 points for Dallas on Wednesday, as they defeated Golden State 112-106 at Oracle Arena.
Bettors who backed the Mavericks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 213.5.
Jason Terry had 19 points for Dallas and Rodrigue Beaubois chipped in with 18 points. Jason Kidd had 11 assists for the Mavericks, while Dirk Nowitzki was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Golden State got 26 points from Monta Ellis in a losing cause and another 22 points from David Lee. Monta Ellis contributed 11 assists for the Warriors, while David Lee had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Golden State were victorious, as the score was 59-53 at the break.
Dallas won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-31.
Dallas heads into a battle against the Spurs. Golden State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.