Kevin Durant went off for 30 points and added 11 rebounds leading Oklahoma City to a 104-102 win over Dallas on Thursday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City did not, however, defeat the Mavericks against the spread, which closed at 5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 194.5.
Oklahoma City got 16 points from Russell Westbrook and another 16 points from Serge Ibaka. Kevin Durant contributed 6 assists, while Kevin Durant cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Dallas got 29 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jason Terry. Jason Terry contributed 9 assists for the Mavericks, while Dirk Nowitzki had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 56-52 at the break.
Next game, Oklahoma City takes its act home to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Dallas, they head home to face Toronto.