The battle between the Mavericks and Bucks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Milwaukee was handed a 102-76 defeat on Friday at American Airlines Center.
Dallas was the ATS victor, as they covered the 9-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 184.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Dallas got 17 points from Jason Terry and another 16 points from Vince Carter. Delonte West contributed 4 assists, while Rodrigue Beaubois cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Milwaukee got 19 points from Brandon Jennings in a losing cause and another 15 points from Shaun Livingston. Darington Hobson contributed 3 assists for the Bucks, while Jon Brockman had 9 rebounds.
The Mavericks hit the break leading 60-45 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Dallas as they grabbed 43 boards, while Milwaukee only had 36.
Dallas heads into a battle against the Kings. Milwaukee, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.