The Mavericks got 21 points from Dirk Nowitzki as Dallas ran past Houston 90-81 on Tuesday at American Airlines Center.
Dallas was a favorite by 7 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 193.5.
Rodrigue Beaubois had 14 points for Dallas and Brandan Wright chipped in with 13 points. Rodrigue Beaubois had 5 assists for the Mavericks, while Shawn Marion was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Houston got 22 points from Luis Scola in a losing cause and another 17 points from Goran Dragic. Goran Dragic contributed 7 assists for the Rockets, while Chandler Parsons had 9 rebounds.
The Mavericks hit the break trailing 49-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Dallas as they grabbed 43 boards, while Houston only had 39.
Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face Miami looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face Memphis.