The Philadelphia 76ers (49-26) host the Dallas Mavericks (37-39) on March 29, 2023 at Wells Fargo Center. The 76ers are favorites, by four points, in a contest featuring two of the NBA’s top players, the 76ers’ Joel Embiid and the Mavericks’ Luka Doncic. The matchup has a 231.5 point total.
How to bet 76ers vs. Mavericks
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Dallas Mavericks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4 points, with sportsbooks listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -176 odds to pick up the win, while the Mavericks are listed at +149 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 231.5 points.
76ers vs. Mavericks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
76ers vs. Mavericks Betting Trends
The 76ers are 44-31-0 against the spread this season. Philadelphia has been chosen as the favorite in 52 games this year and has walked away with the win 38 times (73.1%) in those games. 76ers games this year have hit the over on 40 of 76 set point totals.
The Mavericks have 28 wins against the spread in 76 games this season. Dallas is 7-19 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 26.9% of those games). The Mavericks have gone over the point total 51.3% of the time this year (39 of 76 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Tim Hardaway Jr.||67||14||3.6||1.7||0.7||0.2||2.9|
76ers: James Harden: Questionable (Achilles), Joel Embiid: Questionable (Calf)
Mavericks: Frank Ntilikina: Questionable (Knee), Maximilian Kleber: Questionable (Injury Recovery)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia sports a top-five defense this season, ranking third-best in the league with 110.6 points allowed per game. Offensively, it ranks 14th with 115.2 points scored per contest. When playing at home, the 76ers are posting 0.9 fewer points per game (114.7) than they are on the road (115.6). The 76ers have seen an increase in scoring recently, racking up 116.1 points per game in their last 10 contests, 0.9 points more than the 115.2 they’ve scored this season.
Philadelphia ranks second-best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 38.6%. It ranks 11th in the league by draining 12.6 threes per contest. This year, the 76ers have taken 60.9% two-pointers, accounting for 68.9% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 39.1% from beyond the arc (31.1% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas scores 113.9 points per game and allow 113.3, making them 16th in the NBA offensively and 15th on defense. In 2022-23 the Mavericks are averaging 2.7 more points per game at home (115.2) than on the road (112.5). The Mavericks are averaging 112.3 points per game over their past 10 games, which is 1.6 fewer points than their average for the season (113.9).
Beyond the arc, Dallas is third-best in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (15.1). It is eighth in 3-point percentage at 37.2%. The Mavericks take 51.4% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 48.6% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 61.9% of the Mavericks’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 38.1% are 3-pointers.
76ers vs. Mavericks Predictions and Pick
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