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Atlanta Hawks vs Dallas Mavericks Odds
A key NBA battle sees the visiting Hawks travelling to Dallas Monday to face the Mavericks on Monday.
The Mavericks sit at 22-28 (29-21 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Hawks are currently 27-22 (20-27-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Dallas is 30-19-1 OU, and Atlanta is 25-23-1 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Mavericks installed as 4.5-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 200.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 20 (Mavericks) and the No. 22 (Hawks) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 99-97 result in favor of the Hawks is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Dallas's No. 14-rated squad against Atlanta's No. 26-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. 3 with 8.9 per outing.
Defensively, the Hawks feature the league's No. 7-rated defense on the road, giving up 95.6 points per game. Dallas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 111-100 loser at home against the Hornets. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (211) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Atlanta got 23 points from Josh Smith but lost anyway 111-100 against the Hornets on Friday at Philips Arena.
Dallas won its last outing, a 116-91 result against the Warriors on February 9. The Mavericks covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite, while the 207 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The battle between the Mavericks and Warriors didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Golden State was handed a 116-91 defeat on Saturday at American Airlines Center.
Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Orlando are 5-5
After playing New Orleans are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Sacramento are 7-3
After playing Golden State are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Hawks at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Dallas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games at home
Dallas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Dallas is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta at Orlando, Wednesday, February 13
Dallas home to Sacramento, Wednesday, February 13