The Dallas Mavericks (18-16) host the New York Knicks (18-16) at American Airlines Center on Tuesday, December 27, 2022. The contest tips at 8:30 PM ET and airs on NBA. The Mavericks are 6-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has a 216.5 point total.
How to bet Mavericks vs. Knicks
Dallas Mavericks vs. New York Knicks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with sportsbooks listing the Mavericks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Mavericks have -236 odds to pick up the win, while the Knicks are listed at +193 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 216.5 points.
Mavericks vs. Knicks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, December 27, 2022
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBA
- Location: Dallas, Texas
- Arena: American Airlines Center
Mavericks vs. Knicks Betting Trends
The Mavericks are 12-20-2 against the spread this season. Dallas has been the favorite in 27 games this season and has come away with the win 17 times (63%) in those contests. Mavericks games this year have hit the over on 19 of 34 set point totals.
Against the spread, the Knicks are 17-16-1 this year. New York has won eight of the 19 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (42.1%). Knicks games this season have hit the over on 17 of 34 set point totals (50%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Mavericks: Frank Ntilikina: Probable (Knee), Kemba Walker: Probable (Injury Management), Dorian Finney-Smith: Out (Adductor), Josh Green: Out (Elbow), Maxi Kleber: Out (Hamstring)
Knicks: Jalen Brunson: Questionable (Hip), Obi Toppin: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas sports a top-five defense this season, ranking fifth-best in the league with 109.5 points allowed per game. On offense, it ranks 20th with 111.4 points scored per contest. When playing at home, the Mavericks are posting 2.3 more points per game (112.4) than they are in away games (110.1). The Mavericks have seen a downturn in scoring recently, putting up 110.6 points per game in their last 10 outings, 0.8 points fewer than the 111.4 they’ve scored this year.
Dallas owns a 36.1% three-point percentage this year (14th-ranked in NBA), but it has really provided a lift by sinking 15 three-pointers per contest (third-best). In terms of shot breakdown, the Mavericks have taken 50.1% two-pointers (accounting for 61.4% of the team’s buckets) and 49.9% three-pointers (38.6%).
What you need to know about the New York Knicks
In 2022-23, New York is 13th in the league offensively (114.4 points scored per game) and 12th on defense (112.1 points conceded). At home, the Knicks score 116.2 points per game. On the road, they score 112.5. The Knicks are posting 116.4 points per game in their last 10 games, compared to their season average of 114.4.
In 2022-23, New York is 15th in the NBA in 3-point makes (11.6 per game) and 25th in 3-point percentage (33.9%). The Knicks take 62.3% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 37.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 72.2% of the Knicks’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 27.8% are 3-pointers.
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