Hawks battle vs Mavericks highlights NBA odds

Dallas MavericksAtlanta Hawks
March 18, 7:30 PM | Philips Arena

Dallas Mavericks vs Atlanta Hawks Odds

31-35TEAM RECORD37-29

Philips Arena features an NBA battle between the host Atlanta Hawks and the visiting Dallas Mavericks in betting action on Monday.

The Hawks sit at 37-29 (31-33-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Mavericks are currently 31-35 (39-27 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Atlanta is 33-32-1 OU, and Dallas is 37-27-2 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup at BetOnline, the Hawks sat as 4-point favorites. The total had been pegged earlier by the oddsmakers at TopBet at 201.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hawks sit at No. 20 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Mavericks are at No. 17 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Hawks will win this game 100-98.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 17-ranked offense, averaging 97.4 PPG, against a Mavericks defense that ranks No. 27 at 102 PPG. The Hawks field goal percentage has averaged 46.3% so far, more than the Mavericks shooters have achieved on the year, 45.8% per game.

Defensively, the Mavericks feature the league's No. 24-rated defense on the road, giving up 103.4 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 in the league in scoring at home.

Dallas lost its last outing, a 107-101 result against the Thunder on March 17. The Mavericks failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 208 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Mavericks endured a 107-101 loss at the hands of the Thunder on Sunday, despite a 23-point effort from Dirk Nowitzki at American Airlines Center.

The Hawks were a 105-93 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nets. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (198) made winners of OVER bettors. The Hawks got a 22-point performance from Al Horford, who added 11 rebounds as Atlanta ran past Brooklyn 105-93 on Sunday at Barclays Center.

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Brooklyn are 5-5
After playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Brooklyn are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Mavericks at Hawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Dallas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Dallas is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Dallas's last 12 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing at home against Dallas
Atlanta is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games when playing Dallas

Next up:
Dallas home to Brooklyn, Wednesday, March 20
Atlanta home to Milwaukee, Wednesday, March 20

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