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Dallas MavericksLos Angeles Lakers
May 4, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center

Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds

57-25TEAM RECORD57-25

The Lakers will hit the floor running against the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Mavericks will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 43-37-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Lakers are 38-44 ATS. Dallas is 46-35-1 on the totals; Los Angeles is 33-49.

View Dallas vs LA Lakers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Lakers are listed as 6-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 188.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Lakers at No. 2 and the Mavericks at No. 6 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 104-103 result in favor of the Lakers.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mavericks rank No. 14 in the league with 41.4 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 3 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA’s No. 12-ranked team at 6.4 per game, while the Mavericks rate No. 8 with 7.9 per contest.

Defensively, the Mavericks feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 96.8 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Dallas, they were a 96-94 winner as they battled the Lakers on the road. The Mavericks covered in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 190 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Los Angeles was victimized for 28 points and 14 rebounds by Dirk Nowitzki as the Mavericks defeated the Lakers 96-94 in NBA action on Monday.

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Lakers are 6-4
After playing LA Lakers are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Los Angeles Lakers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Dallas are 8-2
After playing Dallas are 9-1
After a loss are 5-5

A few Mavericks at Lakers trends to consider:
Dallas is 10-0-1 ATS in its last 11 games
Dallas is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games when playing LA Lakers
Dallas is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games at home
LA Lakers are 20-5 SU in their last 25 games when playing at home against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the LA Lakers last 8 games when playing at home against Dallas

Next up:
Dallas home to LA Lakers, Friday, May 6
LA Lakers at Dallas, Friday, May 6

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