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Nuggets visit Mavericks in hoops battle

Denver NuggetsDallas Mavericks
Dec 26, 8:30 PM | American Airlines Center

Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks Odds


The Mavericks will try to cover the spread at American Airlines Center on Monday when they get a visit from the Nuggets in basketball action.

The Mavericks sit at 0-1 (0-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Nuggets are currently 0-0 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Dallas is 1-0 OU, and Denver is 0-0 OU.

View Denver vs Dallas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Nuggets listed as 202.5-point favorites. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 999.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 7-rated Nuggets taking on the No. 6-rated Mavericks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 50-39 win for the Nuggets on Monday.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Nuggets rank No. 11 in the league with 0 per game. That compares with Dallas’s No. 9 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Dallas is the NBA’s No. 2-ranked team at 9 per game, while the Nuggets rate No. 11 with 0 per contest.

Defensively, the Nuggets feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Dallas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the league in scoring at home.

The Mavericks were a 105-94 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 4.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (199) made winners of OVER bettors. The Mavericks got 23 points from Jason Terry, but it was Miami that prevailed in a 105-94 final on Sunday at American Airlines Center.

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Utah are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Oklahoma City are 7-3
After playing Miami are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

A few Nuggets at Mavericks trends to consider:
Denver is 7-1-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Denver is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Denver's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Denver's last 25 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Dallas is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games at home
Dallas is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games
Dallas is 18-5-2 ATS in its last 25 games
Dallas is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Denver

Next up:
Denver home to Utah, Wednesday, December 28
Dallas at Oklahoma City, Thursday, December 29