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Mavericks battle vs Trail Blazers highlights NBA odds

Portland Trail BlazersDallas Mavericks
Feb 6, 8:30 PM | American Airlines Center

Portland Trail Blazers vs Dallas Mavericks Odds

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The Mavericks hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Wednesday as the Trail Blazers pay a visit to American Airlines Center in NBA betting action.

Dallas will face the 25-23 Trail Blazers, who own a 22-24-2 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Mavericks are 29-18-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Trail Blazers are 23-25 favoring the OVER.

View Portland vs Dallas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
For bettors going with the Mavericks in this one, they were listed earlier as 5.5-point favorites on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 202 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 21-rated Mavericks and the No. 19-rated Trail Blazers in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 98-97 win for the Trail Blazers on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dallas's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 100.5 PPG, against a Trail Blazers defense that ranks No. 18 at 98.6 PPG. The Mavericks field goal percentage has averaged 45.2% so far, more than the Trail Blazers shooters have achieved on the year, 44.1% per game.

Defensively, the Trail Blazers feature the league's No. 19-rated defense on the road, giving up 100.5 points per game. Dallas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the league in scoring at home.

Portland won its last outing, a 100-98 result against the Timberwolves on February 4. The Trail Blazers covered in that game as a 4-point underdog, while the 198 combined points took the game OVER the total. Portland got 25 points and 13 rebounds from LaMarcus Aldridge en route to a 100-98 victory over Minnesota on Monday at Target Center.

Last time out for Dallas, they were a 112-91 loser as they battled the Thunder on the road. The Mavericks failed to cover in the match as an 8.5-point underdog, while 203 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Dallas was run off the court by the Thunder on Monday as Oklahoma City blasted them 112-91 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 2-8
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Golden State are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma City are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Trail Blazers at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 6 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Portland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 6 games on the road
Dallas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games when playing at home against Portland

Next up:
Portland at Houston, Friday, February 8
Dallas home to Golden State, Saturday, February 9