Dallas Defeats Portland 105-99 - Recap
O.J. Mayo scored 28 points for Dallas on Wednesday, leading the Mavericks to a 105-99 victory over Portland at American Airlines Center.
Dallas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 201.5.
Dallas got 17 points from Vince Carter and another 16 points from Dirk Nowitzki. Darren Collison contributed 7 assists, while Shawn Marion cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Trail Blazers got a 27-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge, who was supported by 21 points from Wesley Matthews. Damian Lillard had 6 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while J.J. Hickson grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 61-57 at the break.
Dallas had a 46-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Warriors. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.