Recap - Mavericks Defeat Portland 114-91
The battle between the Mavericks and Trail Blazers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Portland was handed a 114-91 defeat on Monday at American Airlines Center.
Dallas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 198.5.
Dallas got 32 points from O.J. Mayo and another 16 points from Chris Kaman. Darren Collison contributed 13 assists, while Shawn Marion cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Portland got 20 points from Wesley Matthews in a losing cause and another 20 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Damian Lillard contributed 5 assists for the Trail Blazers, while J.J. Hickson had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Dallas were victorious, as the score was 57-55 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 48 boards, while Dallas only had 37.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.