The Dallas Mavericks (1-2) face the Brooklyn Nets (0-4) as slight, 2.5-point favorites on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET on NBATV. The over/under for the matchup is 225 points.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Brooklyn Nets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Mavericks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Mavericks have -143 odds to pick up the win, while the Nets are listed at +121 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 225 points.
Mavericks vs. Nets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, October 27, 2022
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBATV
- Location: Brooklyn, New York
- Arena: Barclays Center
Mavericks vs. Nets Betting Trends
The Mavericks had 46 wins in 82 games against the spread last season. Dallas won 40 of the 50 games it was the moneyline favorite last season (80%). In 82 Mavericks games last year, 31 of them went over the total.
The Nets were 34-47-1 against the spread last year. Brooklyn was underdogs in 27 games last season and won 10 (37%) of those contests. Out of 82 Nets games last year, 41 hit the over.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Tim Hardaway Jr.||42||14.2||3.7||2.2||0.9||0.1||2.4|
Mavericks vs. Nets Injury Report
Mavericks: Tim Hardaway: Questionable (Foot), Frank Ntilikina: Out (Ankle), Davis Bertans: Out (Knee)
Nets: Markieff Morris: Out (Personal), Seth Curry: Out (Ankle), TJ Warren: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks
Last year, Dallas was 24th in the NBA offensively (108 points scored per game) and second-best defensively (104.7 points conceded). When playing at home, the Mavericks put up 0.7 more points per game (108.4) than they did away from home (107.7).
Beyond the arc, Dallas was 10th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (13.1) last year. It was 19th in 3-point percentage at 35%. Last year, the Mavericks took 56.1% of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 43.9% from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 66.7% of the Mavericks’ buckets were 2-pointers, and 33.3% were 3-pointers.
What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets
Last season Brooklyn posted 112.9 points per game (ninth-ranked in NBA) and ceded 112.1 points per contest (18th-ranked). At home, the Nets averaged 110.4 points per game last season. On the road, they scored 115.4.
Brooklyn drained 11.5 three-pointers per game (23rd-ranked in league). It owned a 36.2% shooting percentage (10th-ranked) from beyond the arc. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Nets took 64.2% two-pointers (accounting for 72.7% of the team’s buckets) and 35.8% from beyond the arc (27.3%).
Mavericks vs. Nets Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this game is the Mavericks, and we predict that Nets will cover the spread (Mavericks -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 225 points.
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