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March 20, 8:00 PM | American Airlines Center

Brooklyn Nets vs Dallas Mavericks Odds

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American Airlines Center features an NBA battle between the host Dallas Mavericks and the visiting Brooklyn Nets in betting action on Wednesday.

The Nets will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 31-34-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Mavericks are 40-27 ATS. Brooklyn is 30-37 against the total, while Dallas is 38-27-2 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
The Mavericks were listed as 4.5-point favorites at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including GTbets.eu), with the total was listed at 198.5 over at 5Dimes earlier.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Mavericks, currently No. 17 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Nets, who rate No. 16 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 100-98 victory for the Nets.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Dallas's No. 16-rated squad against Brooklyn's No. 11-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Dallas rates No. 10 in the league with 7.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 9 with 7.8 per outing.

Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, giving up 93.5 points per game. Dallas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the league in scoring at home.

The Nets were a 119-82 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Pistons. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (201) made winners of OVER bettors. Detroit was run off the court by the Nets on Monday as Brooklyn blasted the Pistons 119-82 at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Last time out for Dallas, they were a 127-113 winner as they battled the Hawks on the road. The Mavericks covered in the match as a 4-point underdog, while 240 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Mavericks grabbed a 127-113 win over the Hawks on Monday, behind a 24-point effort from Darren Collison at Philips Arena.

Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 1-9
After a win are 5-5

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Nets at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games when playing Dallas
Brooklyn is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Brooklyn is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Dallas is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Brooklyn
Dallas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games when playing Brooklyn

Next up:
Brooklyn at LA Clippers, Saturday, March 23
Dallas home to Boston, Friday, March 22