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Thunder Owning Series With Mavericks

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The Oklahoma City Thunder have fared well against the Dallas Mavericks in recent years and will be looking to extend their stranglehold on the series Friday in Texas. The Thunder are 2-0 against the Mavs this season and have won 14 of their last 19 games against Dallas.

Shark Bites
  • The Mavericks are 8-2 SU and ATS in their last 10 games at home.
  • The Thunder are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 games on the road against the Mavericks.
  • The Mavericks are 1-6 ATS in their last seven games after consecutive ATS wins.

OKC (32-12 SU) has been one of the worst bets in the NBA but they’re starting to get their act together as of late, covering the spread in three of their last four games entering the matchup. Meanwhile, Dallas (25-19 SU) is on the other end of the spectrum at 26-17-1 ATS—good enough to make them the third best ATS team in the league.

UNDER bettors, take note: the UNDER has cashed in 11 of Dallas’ last 13 games with one day off and is 3-1 in the Thunder’s last four games with one day of rest between games.

Inter conference foes have given the Thunder fits lately. Billy Donovan’s crew are just 3-7 ATS in their previous 10 games against Western Conference opponents.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oklahoma City Thunder will try to spoil the party on Friday; they are 19-25 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Dallas Mavericks are 26-17-1 ATS. Oklahoma City is 17-27 vs the betting total points scored; Dallas is 18-25-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Oklahoma City injuries news.

The Mavericks - Thunder betting odds would favor the Thunder if the lines were set according to power rankings. Dallas is rated No. 19 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Oklahoma City Thunder sit at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Dallas's No. 18-ranked offense averaging 100.98 PPG, against a Oklahoma City Thunder defense that ranks No. 10 at 99.93 PPG. The Dallas Mavericks field goal percentage has averaged 43.88% so far, less than the Oklahoma City Thunder shooters have achieved on the year, 47.44% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Thunder grabbed a 109-95 win over the Hornets on Wednesday, behind a 26-point effort from Kevin Durant at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

The Mavericks grabbed a 106-94 win over the Timberwolves on Wednesday, behind a 30-point effort from Chandler Parsons at American Airlines Center.

Betting Trends
  • Oklahoma City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oklahoma City's last 6 games
  • Oklahoma City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Dallas is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Dallas's last 14 games
  • Dallas is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Dallas is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oklahoma City at Brooklyn, Sunday, January 24th
Dallas at Houston, Sunday, January 24th