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Mavericks get a visit from the Nets

The Dallas Mavericks will be looking to get some revenge on the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday as those teams hit the hardwood for the second time this season on the NBA betting lines.

Brooklyn knocked off Dallas 107-106 but failed to cover the 2-point spread on the NBA odds when the teams met for the first time this season back on January 24. That was the second straight OVER result in games between the two teams.

Dallas battles the Nets, currently with a 36-31 mark (36-31 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 38-32 for the Mavericks and 33-32-2 for the Nets. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Brooklyn Nets vs Dallas Mavericks Odds and Stats.

Those backing the visitors in this one found the Nets listed as 4.5-point underdogs earlier at Bovada. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 206 at BetOnline but may have moved since opening.

According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 4-rated Mavericks and the No. 12-rated Nets in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 96-93 win for the Mavericks on Sunday.

In their last action, Brooklyn was a 114-98 winner at home against the Celtics. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (212) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Nets got a 27-point performance from Joe Johnson as Brooklyn ran past Boston 114-98 on Friday at Barclays Center.

In their last action, Dallas was a 122-106 winner at home against the Nuggets. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (228) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Denver was scorched by Monta Ellis for 26 points as the Mavericks defated the Nuggets 122-106 in NBA action on Friday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dallas's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 104.64 PPG, against a Nets defense that ranks No. 8 at 98.79 PPG. The Mavericks field goal percentage has averaged 47.37% so far, more than the Nets shooters have achieved on the year, 45.6% per game.

A few Nets at Mavericks trends to consider:
Brooklyn is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games
Brooklyn is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 6 games on the road
Brooklyn is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games when playing Dallas
Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Dallas is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing Brooklyn
Dallas is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games when playing at home against Brooklyn

Next up:
Brooklyn at New Orleans, Monday, March 24th
Dallas home to Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March 25th

 

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