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Dallas MavericksDenver Nuggets
March 19, 10:30 PM | Pepsi Center

Dallas Mavericks vs Denver Nuggets Odds

26-20TEAM RECORD25-20

Denver will look to improve on its 25-20 record on Monday when they host Dallas in NBA odds action at Pepsi Center.

Denver battles the Mavericks, currently with a 26-20 mark (23-23 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 22-23 for the Nuggets and 21-25 for the Mavericks.

View Dallas vs Denver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 4-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 201.5 at most shops.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Nuggets and the No. 8-ranked Mavericks, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 102-100 result in favor of the Nuggets.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Denver's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 103.7 PPG, against a Mavericks defense that ranks No. 6 at 92.6 PPG. The Nuggets field goal percentage has averaged 46.7% so far, more than the Mavericks shooters have achieved on the year, 43.8% per game.

Defensively, the Mavericks feature the league's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 93.8 points per game. Denver, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Dallas, they were a 106-99 winner as they battled the Spurs at home. The Mavericks covered in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 205 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Mavericks got a 27-point performance from Dirk Nowitzki as Dallas ran past San Antonio 106-99 on Saturday at American Airlines Center.

In their last action, Denver was a 98-91 winner at home against the Celtics. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (189) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Nuggets got 20 points from Danilo Gallinari as Denver ran past Boston 98-91 on Saturday at Pepsi Center.

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing LA Lakers are 9-1
After playing San Antonio are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Boston are 8-2
After a win are 4-6

A few Mavericks at Nuggets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 7 games when playing on the road against Denver
Dallas is 7-15-1 ATS in its last 23 games when playing Denver
Dallas is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games when playing Denver
Denver is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 7 games when playing at home against Dallas
Denver is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Denver is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games when playing Dallas

Next up:
Dallas home to LA Lakers, Wednesday, March 21
Denver home to Detroit, Wednesday, March 21

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