Portland Trail Blazers vs Dallas Mavericks Odds
The visiting Trail Blazers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at American Airlines Center against the Mavericks.
This season the Mavericks are 2-1 overall and 2-1 ATS against the number, while the Trail Blazers are 2-1 and 2-1 ATS. As for the totals, Dallas is 3-0 on the OU, and Portland is 1-2.
Bettors looking to side with the Mavericks in this one will find them as 5-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 193.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Mavericks at No. 11 and the Trail Blazers at No. 24 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 107-104 result in favor of the Mavericks.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Dallas's No. 20-rated squad against Portland's No. 17-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Dallas rates No. 2 in the league with 10.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 3 with 9.3 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Trail Blazers own the league's No. 13-rated mark, allowing 95.5 points per game when on the road. Dallas, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in home scoring.
In their last action, Portland was a 95-85 winner on the road against the Rockets. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (180) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Houston was victimized for 27 points and 11 rebounds by LaMarcus Aldridge as the Trail Blazers defeated the Rockets 95-85 in NBA action on Saturday.
In their last action, Dallas was a 126-99 winner at home against the Bobcats. They covered the 9.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (225) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Dallas cruised to victory on Saturday, running Charlotte out of the gym and running up a 126-99 score at American Airlines Center.
Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing LA Clippers are 9-1
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 1-9
Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Charlotte are 9-1
After a win are 4-6
A few Trail Blazers at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Portland's last 18 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Portland is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Dallas's last 8 games
Dallas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Portland
Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 7 games at home
Portland home to LA Clippers, Thursday, November 8
Dallas home to Toronto, Wednesday, November 7