Mavericks battle vs Spurs highlights NBA odds
San Antonio Spurs vs Dallas Mavericks Odds
San Antonio travels to Dallas on Sunday, hoping to boost its 23-8 mark with a victory over the Mavericks.
The Mavericks sit at 12-18 (14-16 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Spurs are currently 23-8 (18-12-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Dallas is 18-12 OU, and San Antonio is 17-14 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 21-rated Mavericks and the No. 1-rated Spurs in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 109-97 win for the Spurs on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Dallas's No. 22-rated squad against San Antonio's No. 15-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Dallas rates No. 13 in the league with 7.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 with 8.9 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Spurs own the league's No. 20-rated mark, allowing 100.6 points per game when playing on the road. Dallas, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring on their home court.
In their last action, San Antonio was a 122-116 winner at home against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (238) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Spurs got a 31-point performance from Tony Parker as San Antonio handed Houston a 122-116 defeat on Friday at AT&T Center.
Dallas was a 106-85 loser in its last match at home against the Nuggets. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 191 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Dallas was run off the court by the Nuggets on Friday as Denver blasted them 106-85 at American Airlines Center.
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Brooklyn are 9-1
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Denver are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few Spurs at Mavericks trends to consider:
San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
San Antonio is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Antonio's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Antonio's last 9 games
Dallas is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Dallas's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Dallas's last 14 games at home
Dallas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Antonio
San Antonio home to Brooklyn, Monday, December 31
Dallas at Washington, Tuesday, January 1