Mavericks vs Hawks Final: 118-109 - Recap
Monta Ellis went off for 32 points and added 4 rebounds leading Dallas to a 118-109 win over Atlanta on Wednesday at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Mavericks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 196.5.
Dirk Nowitzki had 24 points for Dallas and Vince Carter chipped in with 21 points. Jose Calderon had 11 assists for the Mavericks, while Samuel Dalembert was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
The Hawks got a 24-point performance from Jeff Teague, who was supported by 20 points from Paul Millsap. Jeff Teague had 9 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while DeMarre Carroll grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 55-53 at the break.
Dallas had a 42-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Toronto.