Recap - Mavericks Defeat Sacramento 119-96
The battle between the Mavericks and Kings didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Sacramento was handed a 119-96 defeat on Monday at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Mavericks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 200.5.
Dallas got 19 points from O.J. Mayo and another 18 points from Chris Kaman. Derek Fisher contributed 6 assists, while O.J. Mayo cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
The Kings got a 25-point performance from Francisco Garcia, who was supported by 25 points from DeMarcus Cousins. John Salmons had 7 assists in a losing cause for Sacramento, while Jason Thompson grabbed 12 rebounds.
Dallas led at halftime, 65-43.
The rebound battle favored Sacramento as they grabbed 43 boards, while Dallas only had 38.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track at Milwaukee.