Dirk Nowitzki went off for 25 points and added 9 rebounds leading Dallas over Denver, 105-95, on Wednesday at Pepsi Center.
The Mavericks were a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 195.5.
Vince Carter had 17 points for Dallas and Shawn Marion chipped in with 13 points. Vince Carter had 8 assists for the Mavericks, while Dirk Nowitzki was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Denver got 17 points from Rudy Fernandez in a losing cause and another 17 points from Al Harrington. Ty Lawson contributed 10 assists for the Nuggets, while Nene Hilario had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Dallas were victorious, as the score was 64-53 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Dallas as they grabbed 46 boards, while Denver only had 38.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Timberwolves. The Nuggets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Golden State.