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Los Angeles Lakers Betting Odds Open as NBA Underdog vs Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks host Los Angeles on Sunday, looking to build on their 14-29 mark against the 16-31 Lakers in NBA betting action at American Airlines Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Los Angeles Lakers listed as 5.5-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 206.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 111-96 win for the Mavericks. 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 14-29, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 21-22 ATS. The Los Angeles Lakers are 16-31 and 20-26-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Mavericks post a 19-24 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Lakers have gone 26-21 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 power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Dallas Mavericks rated this week at No. 17 and the Los Angeles Lakers sitting at No. 25.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Dallas's No. 30-ranked offense averaging 95.98 PPG, against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 26 at 110.21 PPG. The Dallas Mavericks field goal percentage has averaged 43.5% so far, less than the Los Angeles Lakers shooters have achieved on the year, 44.63% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles got 27 points from Louis Williams en route to a 108-96 victory over Indiana on Friday at STAPLES Center.

Dallas got 19 points from Harrison Barnes but lost anyway 112-107 against the Jazz on Friday at American Airlines Center.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers's last 7 games
  • LA Lakers is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Dallas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Dallas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Dallas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing LA Lakers
  • Dallas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing LA Lakers

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Portland, Wednesday, January 25th
Dallas home to New York, Wednesday, January 25th