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Pacers take on Mavericks in hoops contest

Indiana PacersDallas Mavericks
Feb 3, 8:30 PM | American Airlines Center

Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks Odds

15-6TEAM RECORD14-9

The Mavericks will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the Pacers at American Airlines Center in NBA wagering action.

The Mavericks currently sports a record of 14-9, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 14-9 ATS. The Pacers are 15-6 and 12-9 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Mavericks post a 9-14 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Pacers have gone 10-11 against the number.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 5-rated Pacers taking on the No. 9-rated Mavericks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 98-96 win for the Mavericks on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pacers rank No. 1 in the league with 44.8 per game. That compares with Dallas’s No. 10 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Dallas is the NBA’s No. 10-ranked team at 6.9 per game, while the Pacers rate No. 23 with 5.4 per contest.

Defensively, the Pacers feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 92.9 points per game. Dallas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the league in scoring at home.

The Pacers were a 109-99 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Timberwolves. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (208) made winners of OVER bettors. Danny Granger went off for 36 points and added 7 rebounds leading Indiana to a 109-99 win over Minnesota on Wednesday at Target Center.

Dallas lost its last outing, a 95-86 result against the Thunder on February 1. The Mavericks failed to cover in that game as a 1-point favorite, while the 181 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Jason Terry scored 25 points for Dallas on Wednesday, but the Thunder managed a 95-86 victory over the Mavericks at American Airlines Center.

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Orlando are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

A few Pacers at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana's last 7 games
Indiana is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Indiana is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games on the road
Dallas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Indiana
Dallas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Indiana
Dallas is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games

Next up:
Indiana home to Orlando, Saturday, February 4
Dallas at Cleveland, Saturday, February 4

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