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Los Angeles LakersDallas Mavericks
May 8, 3:30 PM | American Airlines Center

Los Angeles Lakers vs Dallas Mavericks Odds

57-25TEAM RECORD57-25

The visiting Lakers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Sunday as they look to cover the spread at American Airlines Center against the Mavericks.

Dallas will face the 57-25 Lakers, who own a 38-44 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Mavericks are 46-35-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Lakers are 33-49 favoring the OVER.

View LA Lakers vs Dallas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks have set the Mavericks as 2.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 187.5, but may be on the move.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 2-rated Lakers taking on the No. 6-rated Mavericks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 104-103 win for the Lakers on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dallas's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 100.2 PPG, against a Lakers defense that ranks No. 8 at 95.4 PPG. The Mavericks field goal percentage has averaged 47.5% so far, more than the Lakers shooters have achieved on the year, 46.3% per game.

Defensively, the Lakers feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 95.8 points per game. Dallas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 98-92 loser on the road against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 2–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (190) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Los Angeles got 21 points and 10 rebounds from Andrew Bynum in a losing cause in a 98-92 loss to Dallas on Friday at American Airlines Center.

Los Angeles Lakers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing LA Lakers are 7-3
After playing LA Lakers are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

A few Lakers at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of the LA Lakers last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 7 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 7 of the LA Lakers last 10 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 8 of the LA Lakers last 12 games
Dallas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Dallas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Dallas is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 7 games when playing LA Lakers

Next up:
LA Lakers home to Dallas, Tuesday, May 10
Dallas at LA Lakers, Tuesday, May 10

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