Chicago vs Dallas Recap - Mavericks Win 100-98
Chicago was victimized by Dirk Nowitzki for 35 points as the Mavericks defeated the Bulls 100-98 in NBA action on Saturday.
Dallas did not, however, defeat the Bulls against the spread, which closed at 5.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 192.5.
Dallas got 17 points from Vince Carter and another 17 points from Brandan Wright. Mike James contributed 7 assists, while Brandan Wright cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Chicago got 25 points from Carlos Boozer in a losing cause and another 25 points from Luol Deng. Kirk Hinrich contributed 6 assists for the Bulls, while Carlos Boozer had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 56-53 at the break.
Dallas heads into a battle against the Lakers. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.