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March 6, 8:30 PM | American Airlines Center

New York Knicks vs Dallas Mavericks Odds

18-19TEAM RECORD22-17

American Airlines Center will feature Mavericks vs. Knicks action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

The Mavericks are 22-17 so far on the season, and 21-18 ATS vs. the number. The Knicks, meanwhile, are 18-19 and 17-20 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Dallas go 16-23 and the Knicks go 12-25 on the totals.

View New York vs Dallas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Mavericks in this one, they're listed as 3.5-point favorites on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 189.5 for Monday.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Mavericks and the No. 17-ranked Knicks, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 97-96 result in favor of the Mavericks.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dallas's No. 18-ranked offense (94.1 PPG) against a Knicks defense that ranks No. 14 at 94.9 PPG. The Mavericks have averaged 43.7% from the field per game, more than the Knicks have managed so far this season (43.4% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Knicks own the league's No. 10-rated mark, allowing 94.6 points per game when on the road. Dallas, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in home scoring.

New York lost its last outing, a 115-111 result against the Celtics on March 4. The Knicks failed to cover in that game as a 1-point underdog, while the 226 combined points took the game OVER the total. New York got 25 points from Carmelo Anthony en route to a 115-111 loss against Boston on Sunday at TD Garden.

The Mavericks were a 95-91 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Thunder. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (186) made winners of UNDER bettors. Dirk Nowitzki went off for 27 points and added 5 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Oklahoma City defeated Dallas, 95-91 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing San Antonio are 3-7
After playing Boston are 1-9
After a loss are 6-4

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 8-2
After playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Knicks at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New York's last 5 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of New York's last 19 games on the road
New York is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New York's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 5 games when playing New York
Dallas is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against New York
Dallas is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games when playing New York
Dallas is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next up:
New York at San Antonio, Wednesday, March 7
Dallas at Phoenix, Thursday, March 8

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