Thunder seek a road victory in Dallas
The Oklahoma City Thunder will be looking to get some revenge on the Dallas Mavericks when those Western Conference teams hit the hardwood together in NBA betting action on Tuesday.
Oklahoma City had a long SU winning streak against Dallas snapped last time out, as they fell 109-86 at home to the Mavericks as a 7.5-point favorite on the NBA betting lines. The Thunder are 9-1 SU and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games against the Mavericks.
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The Mavericks sport a record of 42-29 and 38-32-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Thunder sit at 52-18 and 38-31-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 39-32 for the Mavericks and 35-35 for the Thunder. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 7-rated Thunder taking on the No. 9-rated Mavericks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 102-98 win for the Thunder on Tuesday.
Oklahoma City won its last outing, a 117-96 result against the Nuggets on March 24. The Thunder covered in that game as a 11-point favorite, while the 213 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Thunder blew out Denver on Monday, running up the score in a 117-96 win at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Dallas was a 107-104 loser in its last match at home against the Nets. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 211 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Dallas got 32 points from Monta Ellis en route to a 107-104 loss at the hands of Dallas on Sunday at American Airlines Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dallas's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 104.63 PPG, against a Thunder defense that ranks No. 10 at 99.31 PPG. The Mavericks field goal percentage has averaged 47.24% so far, more than the Thunder shooters have achieved on the year, 47.11% per game.
Oklahoma City home to Sacramento, Friday, March 28th
Dallas home to Los Angeles, Thursday, March 27th