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Dallas vs Houston Recap - Mavericks Win 98-91

Dirk Nowitzki scored 23 points and chipped in with 12 rebounds for Dallas on Monday, leading the Mavericks to a 98-91 victory over Houston at Toyota Center.

Dallas was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 203.5.

Shawn Marion had 21 points for Dallas and Jason Terry chipped in with 21 points. Shawn Marion had 4 assists for the Mavericks, while Tyson Chandler was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

Houston got 28 points from Kevin Martin in a losing cause and another 15 points from Goran Dragic. Goran Dragic contributed 7 assists for the Rockets, while Chuck Hayes had 12 rebounds.

The Mavericks hit the break trailing 47-43 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 52 boards, while Dallas only had 49.

Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face New Orleans looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Minnesota.