New Orleans Falls 110-107 to Mavericks - Recap
Dallas got 40 points from Dirk Nowitzki en route to a 110-107 victory over New Orleans on Saturday at American Airlines Center.
The Mavericks earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 8.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 197.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Monta Ellis had 26 points for Dallas and Jose Calderon chipped in with 17 points. Jose Calderon had 5 assists for the Mavericks, while Samuel Dalembert was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
The Pelicans got a 28-point performance from Anthony Davis, who was supported by 20 points from Eric Gordon. Brian Roberts had 8 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Anthony Davis grabbed 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Dallas were victorious, as the score was 42-37 at the break.
New Orleans had a 48-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face Orlando looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face San Antonio.