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March 27, 8:30 PM | American Airlines Center

Houston Rockets vs Dallas Mavericks Odds

27-23TEAM RECORD28-22

The NBA betting slate features a clash between Dallas and Houston on Tuesday, with the host Mavericks trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

This season the Mavericks are 28-22 overall and 25-25 ATS against the number, while the Rockets are 27-23 and 26-23-1 ATS. As for the totals, Dallas is 24-26 on the OU, and Houston is 23-27.

View Houston vs Dallas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers opened the Mavericks as 6.5-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 193.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Mavericks rated this week at No. 10 and the Rockets sitting at No. 17. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 98-97 result in favor of the Mavericks today.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dallas's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 95 PPG, against a Rockets defense that ranks No. 20 at 97.7 PPG. The Mavericks field goal percentage has averaged 43.9% so far, less than the Rockets shooters have achieved on the year, 45.3% per game.

Defensively, the Rockets feature the league's No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 101.3 points per game. Dallas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 in the league in scoring at home.

Houston was a 113-106 winner in its last match at home against the Kings. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 219 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Rockets grabbed a 113-106 win over the Kings on Monday, behind a 24-point effort from Patrick Patterson at Toyota Center.

Dallas was a 101-99 winner in its last match on the road against the Rockets. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 200 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Mavericks got a 31-point performance from Dirk Nowitzki as Dallas handed Houston a 101-99 defeat on Saturday at Toyota Center.

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Memphis are 7-3
After playing Sacramento are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 10-0
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After playing Houston are 9-1
After a win are 5-5

A few Rockets at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Houston's last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games when playing Dallas
Dallas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Dallas's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games at home
Dallas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Houston home to Memphis, Friday, March 30
Dallas at Miami, Thursday, March 29

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