Dallas Defeats New Orleans 100-97 - Recap
|Dallas Defeats New Orleans 100-97 - Recap|
Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points leading the Mavericks to a 100-97 victory over New Orleans at New Orleans Arena on Wednesday.
Dallas was an underdog by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 206.5.
Vince Carter had 15 points for Dallas and Monta Ellis chipped in with 14 points. Monta Ellis had 10 assists for the Mavericks, while Dirk Nowitzki was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
New Orleans got 26 points from Jrue Holiday in a losing cause and another 18 points from Ryan Anderson. Jrue Holiday contributed 9 assists for the Pelicans, while Al-Farouq Aminu had 21 rebounds.
The Mavericks hit the break trailing 53-52 before taking care of business in the second half.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 58-38.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Trail Blazers. The Pelicans will aim to get back on the winning track vs Oklahoma City.