Dallas Defeats Los Angeles 109-102 - Recap
Dirk Nowitzki poured in 33 points for Dallas on Tuesday, as they defeated Los Angeles 109-102 at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Mavericks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 202.5.
Vince Carter had 14 points for Dallas and Darren Collison chipped in with 13 points. Mike James had 6 assists for the Mavericks, while Dirk Nowitzki was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Los Angeles got 33 points from Chris Paul in a losing cause and another 14 points from Blake Griffin. Chris Paul contributed 5 assists for the Clippers, while DeAndre Jordan had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Dallas were victorious, as the score was 50-48 at the break.
Los Angeles had a 44-42 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 Pacers. The Clippers will aim to get back on the winning track at New Orleans.