Houston vs Dallas Wrap - Dallas Wins 123-120
Monta Ellis went off for 37 points and added 2 rebounds leading Dallas to a 123-120 win over Houston on Wednesday at American Airlines Center.
The match was decisive in favor of Dallas, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 215.5.
Dallas got 35 points from Dirk Nowitzki and another 13 points from Shawn Marion. Monta Ellis contributed 8 assists, while Samuel Dalembert cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Rockets got a 33-point performance from Dwight Howard, who was supported by 23 points from James Harden. Chandler Parsons had 11 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Dwight Howard grabbed 11 rebounds.
Dallas trailed at halftime, 68-61.
Dallas won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-30.
Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face Utah looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face Minnesota.