The battle between the Mavericks and Warriors didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Golden State was handed a 116-91 defeat on Saturday at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Mavericks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 211.5.
Shawn Marion had 26 points for Dallas and O.J. Mayo chipped in with 19 points. O.J. Mayo had 9 assists for the Mavericks, while Shawn Marion was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Golden State got 18 points from Stephen Curry in a losing cause and another 13 points from Carl Landry. Stephen Curry contributed 4 assists for the Warriors, while Draymond Green had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Dallas were victorious, as the score was 62-36 at the break.
Golden State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 52-44.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hawks. The Warriors will aim to get back on the winning track vs Houston.