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Oklahoma City ThunderDallas Mavericks
Feb 1, 8:00 PM | American Airlines Center

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Dallas Mavericks Odds

16-4TEAM RECORD14-8

The Mavericks will be trying to slam the Thunder on Wednesday when the teams tip off at American Airlines Center in NBA betting action.

The Thunder will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 11-9 ATS against the number this season, while the Mavericks are 14-8 ATS. Oklahoma City is 9-11 on the totals; Dallas is 9-13.

View Oklahoma City vs Dallas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Mavericks in this one, they're listed as 1.5-point favorites on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 196 for Monday.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 9 (Mavericks) and the No. 12 (Thunder) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 100-99 result in favor of the Thunder is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Dallas's No. 10-rated squad against Oklahoma City's No. 12-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Dallas rates No. 8 in the league with 7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 14 with 6.5 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Thunder own the league's No. 15-rated mark, allowing 96.2 points per game when on the road. Dallas, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in home scoring.

The Thunder were a 112-100 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Clippers. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (212) made winners of OVER bettors. Oklahoma City got 36 points from Kevin Durant en route to a 112-100 loss at the hands of Oklahoma City on Monday at STAPLES Center.

Dallas won its last outing, a 122-99 result against the Suns on January 30. The Mavericks covered in that game as a 5-point favorite, while the 221 combined points took the game OVER the total. Dallas cruised to victory on Monday, running Phoenix out of the gym and running up a 122-99 score at US Airways Center.

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Memphis are 7-3
After playing LA Clippers are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Indiana are 8-2
After playing Phoenix are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

A few Thunder at Mavericks trends to consider:
Oklahoma City is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
Oklahoma City is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oklahoma City's last 8 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 6 games
Dallas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Dallas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Dallas is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games

Next up:
Oklahoma City home to Memphis, Friday, February 3
Dallas home to Indiana, Friday, February 3

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