Utah vs Dallas Recap - Mavericks Win 102-96
|Utah vs Dallas Recap - Mavericks Win 102-96|
Dirk Nowitzki went off for 40 points and added 6 rebounds leading Dallas to a 102-96 win over Utah on Saturday at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Mavericks were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 187.5.
Dallas got 22 points from Jason Terry and another 9 points from Vince Carter. Jason Kidd contributed 8 assists, while Ian Mahinmi cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Utah got 24 points from Paul Millsap in a losing cause and another 14 points from Derrick Favors. Devin Harris contributed 5 assists for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson had 10 rebounds.
The Mavericks hit the break leading 43-36 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Dallas as they grabbed 40 boards, while Utah only had 39.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thunder. The Jazz will aim to get back on the winning track at Cleveland.