Recap - Mavericks Defeat Utah 118-99

Dallas got 23 points from Dirk Nowitzki en route to a 118-99 victory over Utah on Wednesday at American Airlines Center.

The Mavericks were a 10.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 198.5.

Dallas got 18 points from Peja Stojakovic and another 16 points from Shawn Marion. Jason Kidd contributed 12 assists, while Tyson Chandler cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Utah got 30 points from Al Jefferson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Paul Millsap. Earl Watson contributed 5 assists for the Jazz, while Paul Millsap had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Dallas were victorious, as the score was 59-55 at the break.

Dallas won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-33.

Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Utah, they head on the road to face Indiana.