Dallas Mavericks vs Memphis Grizzlies in NBA odds tilt

Memphis GrizzliesDallas Mavericks
April 4, 8:30 PM | American Airlines Center

Memphis Grizzlies vs Dallas Mavericks Odds

30-22TEAM RECORD30-24

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Grizzlies travelling to Dallas Wednesday to face the Mavericks on Wednesday.

This season the Mavericks are 30-24 overall and 27-27 ATS against the number, while the Grizzlies are 30-22 and 24-28 ATS. As for the totals, Dallas is 26-28 on the OU, and Memphis is 21-31.

View Memphis vs Dallas Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Mavericks at No. 10 and the Grizzlies at No. 13 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 96-95 result in favor of the Grizzlies.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dallas's No. 20-ranked offense (94.4 PPG) against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 10 at 93.8 PPG. The Mavericks have averaged 43.9% from the field per game, less than the Grizzlies have managed so far this season (44.6% on average).

Defensively, the Grizzlies feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 94.6 points per game. Dallas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Memphis, they were a 98-94 winner as they battled the Warriors at home. The Grizzlies failed to cover in the match as a 7-point favorite, while 192 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. O.J. Mayo scored 19 points leading the Grizzlies to a 98-94 victory over Golden State at FedExForum on Tuesday.

Dallas was a 94-75 loser in its last match at home against the Clippers. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 169 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Dirk Nowitzki scored 19 points in a failed effort to lead the Mavericks to victory (they lost 94-75 to Los Angeles at American Airlines Center on Monday).

Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 2-8
After playing Golden State are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Portland are 6-4
After playing LA Clippers are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Grizzlies at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games
Memphis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games on the road
Memphis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Dallas
Dallas is 20-3 SU in its last 23 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Dallas's last 13 games
Dallas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Dallas's last 11 games when playing at home against Memphis

Next up:
Memphis at Miami, Friday, April 6
Dallas home to Portland, Friday, April 6

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