Mavs on hot streak against the Kings
The Dallas Mavericks have paid off seven times on the NBA betting lines in their last 10 games against the Sacramento Kings with those teams hitting the hardwood on Monday night.
Overall the Mavericks are 9-1 SU and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against the Kings dating back to 2010, and they're 5-0 both SU and ATS in their last five meetings. The OVER has gone 9-1 in the 10 most recent Mavericks vs. Kings matchups.
The Mavericks will try to spoil the party on Monday; they are 10-10-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Kings are 6-10-2 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injury news). Dallas is 10-11 on the totals; Sacramento is 7-11.
Those backing the visitors in this one found the Mavericks listed as -3-point favorites earlier at Bovada. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 202.5 at BetOnline but may have moved since opening.
This game pits the Kings, currently No. 21 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Mavericks, who rate No. 11 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 95-91 victory for the Mavericks.
Last time out for Dallas, they were a 108-106 winner as they battled the Trail Blazers on the road. The Mavericks covered in the match as a 5.5-point underdog, while 214 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Dallas got 28 points from Dirk Nowitzki en route to a 108-106 victory over Portland on Saturday at Rose Garden.
Last time out for Sacramento, they were a 112-102 winner as they battled the Jazz on the road. The Kings covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog, while 214 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Kings got a 28-point performance from DeMarcus Cousins as Sacramento ran past Utah 112-102 on Saturday at EnergySolutions Arena.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Sacramento's No. 18-rated squad against Dallas's No. 25-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Sacramento rates No. 18 in the league with 7.22 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 8 with 8.86 per outing.
Dallas at Golden State, Wednesday, December 11th
Sacramento home to Utah, Wednesday, December 11th