Mavericks vs Bulls Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Friday, April 7, 2023

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The Dallas Mavericks (38-42) host the Chicago Bulls (38-42) at American Airlines Center, starting at 8:30 PM ET on Friday, April 7, 2023. The Bulls are slight, 2-point underdogs in the game. The matchup has a 216 point total.

How to bet Mavericks vs. Bulls

Dallas Mavericks vs. Chicago Bulls Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with sportsbooks listing the Mavericks as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Mavericks have -147 odds to pick up the win, while the Bulls are listed at +136 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 216 points.

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Mavericks vs. Bulls Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Friday, April 7, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Arena: American Airlines Center

Mavericks vs. Bulls Betting Trends

In the Mavericks’ 80 games this year, they have 29 wins against the spread. Dallas has been victorious in 31, or 59.6%, of the 52 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Mavericks games this year have gone over the point total 41 times in 80 opportunities (51.2%).

The Bulls have 41 wins against the spread in 80 games this season. Chicago has won 41.3% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (19-27). Bulls games this year have hit the over on 35 of 80 set point totals (43.8%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Mavericks Leaders
Luka Doncic 65 32.7 8.7 8.1 1.4 0.5 2.8
Kyrie Irving 60 27.1 5.1 5.5 1.1 0.8 3.1
Christian Wood 67 16.6 7.3 1.8 0.4 1.1 1.6
Tim Hardaway Jr. 71 14.4 3.5 1.8 0.7 0.2 3
Josh Green 60 9.1 3 1.7 0.7 0.1 1.1


Bulls Leaders
Zach LaVine 76 24.9 4.5 4.3 0.9 0.2 2.7
DeMar DeRozan 73 24.7 4.7 5.1 1.1 0.5 0.6
Nikola Vucevic 80 17.7 11.1 3.3 0.7 0.7 1.5
Patrick Williams 80 10.1 4 1.2 0.9 0.8 1.4
Coby White 72 9.5 2.8 2.7 0.8 0.1 1.7
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Mavericks vs. Bulls Injury Report

Bulls: DeMar DeRozan: Out (Rest), Patrick Beverley: Out (Rest), Zach LaVine: Out (Rest)

What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks

Dallas ranks 16th in the NBA with 114.2 points per game so far this season. At the other end of the court, it ranks 15th with 113.8 points allowed per contest. The Mavericks are averaging 115.4 points per game in home games. In away games, they are averaging 113.1 points per contest. The Mavericks have seen an increase in scoring recently, racking up 116.7 points per game in their last 10 outings, 2.5 points more than the 114.2 they’ve scored this season.

Dallas is top-five this season in three-point shooting, ranking third-best in the league with 15.1 three-pointers per game. Meanwhile, it ranks eighth with a 37.2% shooting percentage from downtown. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Mavericks have taken 51.5% two-pointers (accounting for 62.1% of the team’s baskets) and 48.5% three-pointers (37.9%).

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What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls

Chicago scores 113.2 points per game and allow 112.2, making them 20th in the league on offense and seventh defensively. In 2022-23 the Bulls are averaging 2.2 more points per game at home (114.3) than on the road (112.1). The Bulls are putting up 111 points per game in their last 10 games, which is 2.2 fewer points than their average for the season (113.2).

In 2022-23 Chicago is second-worst in the league in 3-point makes (10.5 per game) and rank 15th in 3-point percentage (36.3%). The Bulls attempt 33.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 24.6% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 66.7% of their shots, with 75.4% of their makes coming from there.

Our pick to win this contest is the Mavericks, and we expect that Bulls will cover the spread (Mavericks -2). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 216 points.

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