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Mavericks vs Raptors Betting Preview

Toronto RaptorsDallas Mavericks
Nov 7, 8:30 PM | American Airlines Center

Toronto Raptors vs Dallas Mavericks Odds

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The Mavericks will hit the floor running against the visiting Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

Dallas battles the Raptors, currently with a 1-3 mark (1-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 4-0 for the Mavericks and 2-2 for the Raptors. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Mavericks as 6.5-point favorites in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 196 earlier at GTbets.eu.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Mavericks rated this week at No. 11 and the Raptors sitting at No. 21. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 110-97 result in favor of the Mavericks today.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Raptors rank No. 25 in the league with 38.8 per game. That compares with Dallas’s No. 21 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Dallas is the NBA’s No. 2-ranked team at 10.5 per game, while the Raptors rate No. 11 with 7.5 per contest.

Defensively, the Raptors feature the league's No. 27-rated defense on the road, giving up 107.5 points per game. Dallas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 108-88 loser as they battled the Thunder on the road. The Raptors failed to cover in the match as a 9-point underdog, while 196 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Toronto was crushed on Tuesday, getting run out of the gym by Oklahoma City and falling 108-88 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Dallas won its last outing, a 114-91 result against the Trail Blazers on November 5. The Mavericks covered in that game as a 4-point favorite, while the 205 combined points took the game OVER the total. The battle between the Mavericks and Trail Blazers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Portland was handed a 114-91 defeat on Monday at American Airlines Center.

Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing New York are 6-4
After playing Portland are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Raptors at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto's last 13 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 8 games
Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 5 games
Dallas is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Toronto
Dallas is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Dallas's last 13 games when playing at home against Toronto

Next up:
Toronto home to Philadelphia, Saturday, November 10
Dallas at New York, Friday, November 9