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Dallas Defeats Phoenix 98-89 - Recap

The Mavericks grabbed a 98-89 win over the Suns on Wednesday, behind a 20-point effort from Dirk Nowitzki at American Airlines Center.

Dallas was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 194.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Jason Terry had 18 points for Dallas and Lamar Odom chipped in with 15 points. Dirk Nowitzki had 7 assists for the Mavericks, while Brendan Haywood was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

Phoenix got 22 points from Marcin Gortat in a losing cause and another 15 points from Steve Nash. Steve Nash contributed 12 assists for the Suns, while Marcin Gortat had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Dallas were victorious, as the score was 49-41 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Dallas as they grabbed 53 boards, while Phoenix only had 42.

Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Portland.