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Mavericks take on Rockets in hoops contest

Dallas Mavericks Houston Rockets
1-0 November 01, 2013, 08:00 | Toyota Center 1-0



The Rockets will be trying to slam the Mavericks on Friday when the teams tip off at Toyota Center in NBA betting action.

Supporters of the Mavericks have seen them go 1-0 and 1-0 ATS so far this season, while the Rockets are at 1-0 and 0-0-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Rockets are 0-1, while the Mavericks are 1-0.

View Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Rockets in this one found them as -7-point Favorite earlier at Bovada, while the total had been sitting in the area of 204 at Bovada.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rockets rated this week at No. 8 and the Mavericks sitting at No. 19. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 106-102 result in favor of the Rockets today.

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The Mavericks were a 118-109 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Hawks. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (227) made winners of OVER bettors. Dallas got 32 points from Monta Ellis en route to a 118-109 victory over Atlanta on Wednesday at American Airlines Center.

The Rockets were a 96-83 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bobcats. They earned a push of the 13-point spread as favorites, while the total score (179) made winners of UNDER bettors. James Harden scored 21 points leading the Rockets to a 96-83 victory over Charlotte at Toyota Center on Wednesday.

A few Mavericks at Rockets trends to consider:
Dallas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Dallas is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Dallas is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Houston is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games
Houston is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games
Houston is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home


Next up:
Dallas at Vancouver, Saturday, November 2nd
Houston at Utah, Saturday, November 2nd