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Dallas Mavericks Betting Odds Open as NBA Underdog vs Houston Rockets

The Dallas Mavericks will try to cover the point spread at American Airlines Center on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Houston Rockets in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Houston Rockets betting line opened this morning as -6-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 211 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 110-100 result in favor of the Rockets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Houston Rockets vs Dallas Mavericks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets will try to spoil the party on Tuesday; they are 21-11 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Dallas Mavericks are 14-17 ATS. Houston is 17-15 vs the betting total points scored; Dallas is 14-17. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Houston injuries news.

This game pits the Dallas Mavericks, currently No. 18 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Houston Rockets, who rate No. 2 in the most recent survey update.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Dallas's No. 30-rated NBA squad against Houston's No. 9-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Dallas rates No. 9 in the league with 10.13 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 with 14.88 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rockets got a 32-point performance from James Harden as Houston handed Phoenix a 131-115 defeat on Monday at Toyota Center.

Dallas got 24 points from Deron Williams but lost anyway 111-104 against the Pelicans on Monday at Smoothie King Center.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 16-7 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Houston is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Houston's last 18 games
  • Houston is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Dallas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Dallas is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games
  • Dallas is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to Los Angeles, Friday, December 30th
Dallas at Los Angeles, Thursday, December 29th