Dallas got 21 points and 11 rebounds from Dirk Nowitzki en route to an 86-83 victory over Miami on Tuesday at American Airlines Center.
The match was decisive in favor of Dallas, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 187.5.
Dallas got 17 points from Jason Terry and another 16 points from Shawn Marion. J.J. Barea contributed 4 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Miami got 32 points from Dwyane Wade in a losing cause and another 24 points from Chris Bosh. LeBron James contributed 7 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James had 9 rebounds.
Dallas trailed at halftime, 47-45.
The rebound battle favored Miami as they grabbed 44 boards, while Dallas only had 41.