Miami favored by 3.5 against Dallas on Sunday
Miami Heat vs Dallas Mavericks Odds
The Dallas Mavericks host Miami on Sunday, looking to build on their 57-25 mark against the 58-24 Heat in NBA action at American Airlines Center.
The Mavericks are 57-25 so far on the season, and 43-37-2 ATS vs. the number. The Heat, meanwhile, are 58-24 and 39-42-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Dallas go 46-35-1 and the Heat go 41-40-1 on the totals.
Oddsmakers opened the Mavericks as 3.5-point underdogs in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 190.5.
How They Match Up:
Dallas won its last outing, a 105-95 result against the Heat on June 12. The Mavericks covered in that game as a 5-point underdog, while the 200 combined points took the game OVER the total. Jason Terry went off for 27 points and added 3 rebounds leading Dallas over Miami, 105-95, on Sunday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Miami Heat Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2
Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Denver are 7-3
After playing Miami are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
A few Heat at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games on the road
Miami is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
Miami is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami's last 12 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Dallas is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games when playing Miami
Dallas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Miami
Dallas is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
Dallas is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
Miami home to Boston, Tuesday, December 27
Dallas home to Denver, Monday, December 26