A game featuring two of the league’s top defensive squads will see the Dallas Mavericks (6-5) play as six-point favorites against the Portland Trail Blazers (9-3) at American Airlines Center on November 12, 2022. The Mavericks are fourth in points allowed per game (106.7), and the Trail Blazers are third (106.6). The matchup’s point total is 218.5.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Portland Trail Blazers 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 -234 odds to pick up the win, while the Trail Blazers are listed at +192 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 218.5 points.
Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, November 12, 2022
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: ROOT
- Location: Dallas, Texas
- Arena: American Airlines Center
Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Mavericks have three wins against the spread in 11 games this season. Dallas has been the favorite in 10 games this season and has come away with the win six times (60%) in those contests. Mavericks games this year have gone over the total in seven out of 12 opportunities (58.3%).
The Trail Blazers have played 12 games, with nine wins against the spread. Portland has been the moneyline underdog 10 total times this season. Portland has gone 7-3 in those games. Trail Blazers games this season have hit the over 25% of the time (three out of 12 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers Injury Report
Mavericks: Christian Wood: Probable (Knee), Davis Bertans: Out (Knee)
Trail Blazers: Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Keon Johnson: Questionable (Hip), Jusuf Nurkic: Questionable (Adductor), Jerami Grant: Probable (Ankle), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist), Gary Payton: Out (Abdomen)
What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas is averaging 109.9 points per game this year (22nd-ranked in NBA), but it has really thrived on defense, surrendering just 106.7 points per game (fourth-best). Offensively the Mavericks have fared better in home games this year, averaging 112 points per game, compared to 107.4 per game away from home.
This year, Dallas is making 13.3 three-pointers per game (eighth-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 35% (18th-ranked) from beyond the arc. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Mavericks have taken 54.2% two-pointers (accounting for 65.5% of the team’s baskets) and 45.8% three-pointers (34.5%).
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland is 23rd in the NBA in points scored (109.1 per game) and third-best in points conceded (106.6). In 2022-23 the Trail Blazers are scoring 10.8 more points per game at home (115.4) than away (104.6).
In 2022-23 Portland is 16th in the NBA in 3-point makes (11.8 per game) and fourth-best in 3-point percentage (38.4%). The Trail Blazers take 62.9% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 37.1% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 69.7% of the Trail Blazers’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 30.3% are 3-pointers.
Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this matchup is the Mavericks, and we expect that Trail Blazers will cover the spread (Mavericks -6). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 218.5 points.
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