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Dallas Mavericks Betting Favorite by -4 Against Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday

The Dallas Mavericks will try to cover the point spread at American Airlines Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Los Angeles Lakers in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Dallas Mavericks installed as -4-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 215.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Mavericks to win this game 109-104. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Dallas Mavericks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Dallas Mavericks currently sport a record of 15-28, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 22-21 ATS. The Los Angeles Lakers are 14-27 and 20-21 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Mavericks post a 20-23 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Lakers have gone 22-19 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Dallas Mavericks sit at No. 12 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Los Angeles Lakers are at No. 28 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Dallas's No. 23-ranked offense averaging 102.56 PPG, against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 27 at 110.39 PPG. The Dallas Mavericks field goal percentage has averaged 45.21% so far, less than the Los Angeles Lakers shooters have achieved on the year, 45.35% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Harrison Barnes scored 25 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Dallas over Charlotte, 115-111, on Wednesday at Spectrum Center.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of LA Lakers's last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Dallas is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Dallas is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 7 games
  • Dallas is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Memphis, Monday, January 15th
Dallas at Denver, Tuesday, January 16th