Mavericks vs Lakers Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Sunday, February 26, 2023

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The Dallas Mavericks (32-29) host the Los Angeles Lakers (28-32) on February 26, 2023 at American Airlines Center. The Mavericks are favorites, by four points, in a contest featuring a pair of the league’s best players, the Mavericks’ Luka Doncic and the Lakers’ LeBron James. The point total is set as 236 points in the contest.

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Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Lakers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 4 points, with sportsbooks listing the Mavericks as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Mavericks have -176 odds to pick up the win, while the Lakers are listed at +149 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 236 points.

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Mavericks vs. Lakers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, February 26, 2023
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Arena: American Airlines Center

Mavericks vs. Lakers Betting Trends

The Mavericks have played 61 games, with 22 wins against the spread. Dallas has been the favorite in 41 games this season and has come away with the win 26 times (63.4%) in those contests. Mavericks games this year have hit the over on 34 of 60 set point totals.

Against the spread, the Lakers are 28-30-2 this year. Los Angeles has a 17-26 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 39.5% of those games). Lakers games this season have hit the over on 31 of 60 set point totals (51.7%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Mavericks Leaders
Luka Doncic 51 33.2 8.8 8.2 1.5 0.5 2.7
Kyrie Irving 45 27.1 5 5.4 1 0.8 3.3
Christian Wood 49 17.7 8 1.7 0.4 1.2 1.7
Tim Hardaway Jr. 55 13.9 3.6 1.7 0.7 0.1 2.8
Josh Green 41 9.3 2.7 1.6 0.9 0.1 1.2


Lakers Leaders
LeBron James 46 29.6 8.4 7 0.9 0.5 2.2
Anthony Davis 36 25.6 12.3 2.5 1.1 2 0.4
D’Angelo Russell 58 17.6 3.1 6.1 1 0.4 2.7
Malik Beasley 59 13.5 3.5 1.6 0.9 0.1 3.1
Lonnie Walker IV 43 13.1 2.1 1.3 0.6 0.3 1.8
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Mavericks: Davis Bertans: Out (Calf), Maximilian Kleber: Out (Hamstring)

Lakers: D’Angelo Russell: Doubtful (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks

Dallas is 19th in the NBA with 113.5 points per game this season. At the other end of the court, it ranks 11th with 112.6 points allowed per contest. The Mavericks are posting 114.9 points per game in home games. On the road, they are averaging 112.1 points per contest. The Mavericks’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, racking up 119.1 points per contest compared to the 113.5 they’ve averaged this season.

Dallas ranks third-best in the NBA by making 14.9 threes per game. In terms of three-point percentage, it ranks ninth in the league at 36.7%. The Mavericks are attempting 42.7 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 51.3% of the shots they’ve taken (and 62.3% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 40.6 threes per contest, which are 48.7% of their shots (and 37.7% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers

Offensively Los Angeles is the sixth-ranked squad in the league (117.1 points per game). Defensively it is 24th (118.1 points allowed per game). The Lakers are scoring more points at home (118.1 per game) than away (116.2). Over their last 10 games, the Lakers are putting up 117.5 points per game, 0.4 more than their season average (117.1).

In 2022-23 Los Angeles is third-worst in the league in 3-point makes (10.5 per game) and rank 25th in 3-point percentage (34%). The Lakers attempt 34.5% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 24.4% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, they take 65.5% of their shots, with 75.6% of their makes coming from there.

Mavericks vs. Lakers Predictions and Pick

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