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Dallas Mavericks vs. Portland Trail Blazers

The Dallas Mavericks and the Portland Trail Blazers will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Rose Garden.

Dallas won its last outing, a 117-108 result against the Kings on April 5. The Mavericks covered in that game as a 1.5-point underdog, while the 225 combined points took the game OVER the total.

In their last action, Portland was a 116-98 loser at home against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (214) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Dallas:
Team record: 37-39 SU, 44-32 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 10 games
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Portland

When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Phoenix are 7-3
After playing Sacramento are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Portland:
Team record: 33-43 SU, 34-39-3 ATS
Current streak: lost 7 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing at home against Dallas

When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing LA Lakers are 8-2
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8

Next up:
Dallas home to Phoenix, Wednesday, April 10
Portland home to LA Lakers, Wednesday, April 10