Recap - Mavericks Defeat Washington 105-95
|Recap - Mavericks Defeat Washington 105-95|
Monta Ellis scored 19 points leading the Mavericks to a 105-95 victory over Washington at American Airlines Center on Tuesday.
Dallas was a favorite by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 205.5.
Dirk Nowitzki had 19 points for Dallas and Vince Carter chipped in with 16 points. Monta Ellis had 7 assists for the Mavericks, while DeJuan Blair was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Washington got 27 points from Trevor Ariza in a losing cause and another 14 points from Nene Hilario. John Wall contributed 10 assists for the Wizards, while Marcin Gortat had 12 rebounds.
The Mavericks hit the break leading 61-49 before taking care of business in the second half.
Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-42.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Heat. The Wizards will aim to get back on the winning track at San Antonio.