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Atlanta Defeats Dallas 105-101 - Recap

Josh Smith scored 26 points and added 13 rebounds for a double-double, leading Atlanta over Dallas, 105-101, on Monday at American Airlines Center.

Atlanta was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 204.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Atlanta got 21 points from Al Horford and another 20 points from Jeff Teague. Jeff Teague contributed 9 assists, while Josh Smith cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

Dallas got 24 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 19 points from O.J. Mayo. Darren Collison contributed 10 assists for the Mavericks, while Dirk Nowitzki had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 49-48 at the break.

Atlanta had a 48-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Mavericks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Sacramento.