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NBA Betting Pick - Milwaukee Bucks -2.5 Point Underdogs vs Dallas Mavericks

The Milwaukee Bucks host Dallas on Friday, looking to build on their 14-23 mark against the 21-15 Mavericks in NBA betting action at Bradley Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Dallas Mavericks betting line opened this morning as -2.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 201 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 103-100 win for the Mavericks on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Dallas Mavericks have seen them go 21-15 and 21-15 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Milwaukee Bucks are at 14-23 and 18-19 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Bucks are 22-15, while the Dallas Mavericks are 16-20. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs Dallas injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 26 (Milwaukee Bucks) and the No. 9 (Mavericks) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Milwaukee's No. 24-ranked offense (97.92 PPG) against a Dallas Mavericks defense that ranks No. 17 at 101.25 PPG. The Milwaukee Bucks have averaged 45.93% from the field per game, more than the Dallas Mavericks have managed so far this NBA season (44.25% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Dallas earned a 100-91 victory over New Orleans on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Raymond Felton at Smoothie King Center.

Khris Middleton went off for 26 points and added 4 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Chicago defeated Milwaukee, 117-106 at United Center.

Betting Trends
  • Dallas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games
  • Dallas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
  • Dallas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
  • Milwaukee is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Dallas

Next Betting Matchups

Dallas at Minnesota, Sunday, January 10th
Milwaukee at New York, Sunday, January 10th