NBA odds preview - Mavericks vs. Jazz
Dallas Mavericks vs Utah Jazz Odds
The Jazz hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Wednesday as the Mavericks pay a visit to EnergySolutions Arena in NBA betting action.
The Jazz currently sports a record of 0-0, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Mavericks are 1-0 and 1-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Jazz post a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Mavericks have gone 1-0 against the number.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Mavericks before tip-off in this one will find them as 8-point underdogs, while the total sits at 188.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Jazz at No. 9 and the Mavericks at No. 11 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 56-48 result in favor of the Mavericks.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mavericks rank No. 4 in the league with 40 per game. That compares with Utah’s No. 7 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Utah is the NBA’s No. 7-ranked team at 0 per game, while the Mavericks rate No. 5 with 5 per contest.
Defensively, the Mavericks feature the league's No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 91 points per game. Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Dallas was a 99-91 winner on the road against the Lakers. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (190) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Darren Collison scored 17 points leading the Mavericks to a 99-91 victory over Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on Tuesday.
Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Charlotte are 8-2
After playing LA Lakers are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing New Orleans are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Mavericks at Jazz trends to consider:
Dallas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Utah
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas's last 7 games when playing Utah
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Utah's last 7 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games at home
Utah is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home
Dallas home to Charlotte, Saturday, November 3
Utah at New Orleans, Friday, November 2