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NBA Betting Pick - Dallas Mavericks -1.5 Point Underdogs vs Miami Heat

The Miami Heat will hit the floor running against the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, looking to bolster their record and bolster betting bankrolls in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Miami Heat as -1.5-point favorites in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 189.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 101-99 victory for the Heat. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Dallas Mavericks vs Miami Heat Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Dallas Mavericks have seen them go 14-27 and 20-21 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Miami Heat are at 12-30 and 20-22 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Heat are 19-23, while the Dallas Mavericks are 18-23. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Dallas injuries news.

The Miami Heat sit at No. 28 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Dallas Mavericks are at No. 18 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Miami's No. 29-ranked offense (98.55 PPG) against a Dallas Mavericks defense that ranks No. 4 at 100.44 PPG. The Miami Heat have averaged 43.94% from the field per game, more than the Dallas Mavericks have managed so far this NBA season (43.43% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Dallas earned a 99-98 victory over Chicago on Tuesday, getting 20 points from Harrison Barnes at United Center.

The Heat grabbed a 109-103 win over the Rockets on Tuesday, behind a 21-point effort from Goran Dragic at American Airlines Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Dallas is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas's last 6 games
  • Dallas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Dallas is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • Miami is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
  • Miami is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Miami is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Miami is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Dallas

Next Betting Matchups

Dallas home to Utah, Friday, January 20th
Miami home to Milwaukee, Saturday, January 21st

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