The Dallas Mavericks (36-39) visit the Indiana Pacers (33-42), with the matchup tipping off at 7:00 PM ET from Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Monday, March 27, 2023. The Mavericks are 4.5-point favorites in the game. A 238.5-point over/under is installed for the matchup.
How to bet Mavericks vs. Pacers
Dallas Mavericks vs. Indiana Pacers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Mavericks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Mavericks have -181 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at +153 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 238.5 points.
Mavericks vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, March 27, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBA
- Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
- Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse
Mavericks vs. Pacers Betting Trends
The Mavericks are 27-44-4 against the spread this season. Dallas has been the favorite in 49 games this season and has come away with the win 29 times (59.2%) in those contests. The Mavericks have eclipsed the over/under in 52% of their opportunities this year (39 times in 75 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, the Pacers are 39-35-1 this season. Indiana has a 23-35 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 39.7% of those games). The Pacers have eclipsed the over/under 50.7% of the time this year (38 of 75 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Mavericks vs. Pacers Injury Report
Pacers: Myles Turner: Questionable (Back), Kendall Brown: Out (Leg), Tyrese Haliburton: Questionable (Injury Management), Chris Duarte: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks
On offense, Dallas is posting 113.7 points per game (17th-ranked in league). It is allowing 113.4 points per contest at the other end of the court (15th-ranked). Offensively the Mavericks have fared better in home games this season, putting up 115.2 points per game, compared to 112.1 per game in road games. The Mavericks’ offense has been worse over their last 10 games, putting up 111.6 points a contest compared to the 113.7 they’ve averaged this season.
Dallas ranks top-five this season in three-point shooting, ranking third-best in the league with 15.1 treys per game. Meanwhile, it ranks ninth with a 37% shooting percentage from three-point land. Of the shots taken by the Mavericks in 2022-23, 51.4% of them have been two-pointers (61.9% of the team’s made baskets) and 48.6% have been threes (38.1%).
What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers
In 2022-23, Indiana is 11th in the league on offense (115.8 points scored per game) and fourth-worst defensively (118.6 points allowed). At home the Pacers are scoring 118.6 points per game, 5.4 more than they are averaging away (113.2). The Pacers are scoring 120.7 points per contest over their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 115.8.
Indiana makes 13.7 3-pointers per game and shoots 36.4% from beyond the arc, ranking sixth and 13th, respectively, in the league. In 2022-23, the Pacers have attempted 58.1% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 41.9% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 67.4% of the Pacers’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 32.6% have been 3-pointers.
Our prediction to win this contest is the Pacers, and we predict that Pacers will cover the spread (Mavericks -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 238.5 points.
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