The Dallas Mavericks (37-42) host the Sacramento Kings (48-31) on April 5, 2023 at American Airlines Center. The Mavericks are big favorites, by 6.5 points, in a matchup featuring a pair of the NBA’s top players, the Mavericks’ Luka Doncic and the Kings’ Domantas Sabonis. The over/under for the matchup is 243 points.
How to bet Mavericks vs. Kings
Dallas Mavericks vs. Sacramento Kings Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Mavericks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Mavericks have -260 odds to pick up the win, while the Kings are listed at +214 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 243 points.
Mavericks vs. Kings Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, April 5, 2023
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Dallas, Texas
- Arena: American Airlines Center
Mavericks vs. Kings Betting Trends
In the Mavericks’ 79 games this year, they have 29 wins against the spread. Dallas has been chosen as the favorite in 51 games this year and has walked away with the win 30 times (58.8%) in those games. Mavericks games this year have eclipsed the over/under 51.9% of the time (41 out of 79 games with a set point total).
The Kings are 44-34-1 against the spread this season. Sacramento has gone 13-15 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 46.4% of those games). Kings games this season have hit the over on 40 of 79 set point totals (50.6%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Mavericks vs. Kings Injury Report
Kings: KZ Okpala: Out (Knee), Matthew Dellavedova: Out (Finger)
What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas is 16th in the NBA with 114.1 points per game this season. At the other end, it ranks 15th with 113.8 points allowed per game. When playing at home, the Mavericks are averaging 2.1 more points per game (115.2) than they are in road games (113.1). The Mavericks have seen an uptick in scoring lately, putting up 118.1 points per game in their last 10 outings, four points more than the 114.1 they’ve scored this season.
Dallas is top-five this year in three-point shooting, ranking third-best in the league with 15.1 threes per game. Meanwhile, it ranks ninth with a 37.1% shooting percentage from downtown. The Mavericks have taken 51.5% two-pointers and 48.5% from beyond the arc this year. Of the team’s buckets, 62.2% are two-pointers and 37.8% are threes.
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
On offense, Sacramento is the best team in the NBA (121.4 points per game). But on defense it is fifth-worst (118.1 points conceded per game). At home, the Kings score 124 points per game. On the road, they average 118.6. In their previous 10 games, the Kings are putting up 124.5 points per contest, 3.1 more than their season average (121.4).
Sacramento is the fifth-best team in the league in 3-pointers made (13.8 per game) and eighth in 3-point percentage (37.2%). The Kings take 42.4% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 31.7% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they take 57.6% of their shots, with 68.3% of their makes coming from there.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Kings, and we expect that Kings will cover the spread (Mavericks -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 243 points.
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