Charlotte vs Dallas Wrap - Dallas Wins 89-82
Charlotte was scorched by Dirk Nowitzki for 25 points as the Mavericks defated the Bobcats 89-82 in NBA action on Tuesday.
Bettors who backed the Mavericks were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 195.5.
Dallas got 22 points from Monta Ellis and another 12 points from Jose Calderon. Monta Ellis contributed 5 assists, while Shawn Marion cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Charlotte got 19 points from Al Jefferson in a losing cause and another 16 points from Gerald Henderson. Kemba Walker contributed 5 assists for the Bobcats, while Al Jefferson had 12 rebounds.
Dallas trailed at halftime, 42-39.
The rebound battle favored Charlotte as they grabbed 50 boards, while Dallas only had 45.
Next game, Dallas takes its act on the road to face New Orleans looking for another win. For Charlotte, they head home to face Philadelphia.