Mavericks Down Atlanta 127-113 - Match Report
The Mavericks grabbed a 127-113 win over the Hawks on Monday, behind a 24-point effort from Darren Collison at Philips Arena.
Dallas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 203.5.
Dallas got 22 points from Dirk Nowitzki and another 17 points from O.J. Mayo. Dirk Nowitzki contributed 5 assists, while Brandan Wright cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Atlanta got 19 points from Jeff Teague in a losing cause and another 16 points from Al Horford. Jeff Teague contributed 7 assists for the Hawks, while Al Horford had 11 rebounds.
The Mavericks hit the break leading 68-55 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Dallas as they grabbed 39 boards, while Atlanta only had 31.
Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face Brooklyn looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Milwaukee.