The Portland Trail Blazers (19-22) are 1.5-point favorites as they host the Dallas Mavericks (24-19) on January 14, 2023 at Moda Center. The matchup pits one of the NBA’s top squads defending against the 3-pointer versus one of the top shooting squads. The Trail Blazers allow just 11.3 triples per game (fourth in league), while the Mavericks make 14.6 (third). The matchup’s over/under is set at 224.5.
How to bet Trail Blazers vs. Mavericks
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Dallas Mavericks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Trail Blazers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Trail Blazers have -126 odds to pick up the win, while the Mavericks are listed at +106 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 224.5 points.
Trail Blazers vs. Mavericks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, January 14, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ROOT
- Location: Portland, Oregon
- Arena: Moda Center
Trail Blazers vs. Mavericks Betting Trends
The Trail Blazers have played 41 games, with 20 wins against the spread. Portland has been victorious in 10, or 52.6%, of the 19 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Trail Blazers games this year have gone over the point total 18 times in 43 opportunities (41.9%).
Against the spread, the Mavericks are 15-26-2 this year. Dallas has been the underdog on the moneyline 10 total times this season. Dallas has finished 1-9 in those games. The Mavericks have hit the over 55.8% of the time this year (24 of 43 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Tim Hardaway Jr.||41||14.1||3.2||1.5||0.8||0.1||2.9|
Trail Blazers: Gary Payton: Probable (Ankle), Damian Lillard: Questionable (Ankle), Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Nassir Little: Out (Hip), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist)
Mavericks: Christian Wood: Questionable (Ankle), Dorian Finney-Smith: Out (Adductor), Josh Green: Out (Elbow), Maxi Kleber: Out (Hamstring)
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland is posting 112.1 points per game (22nd-ranked in NBA) this season, while giving up 112.1 points per contest (12th-ranked). In home games, the Trail Blazers are posting 9.2 more points per game (117.5) than they are when playing on the road (108.3). In their last 10 games, the Trail Blazers have been scoring 110.5 points per contest, an average that’s slightly lower than the 112.1 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Portland is sinking 12.4 three-pointers per game (10th-ranked in NBA) this year, while sporting a 37.1% three-point percentage (seventh-ranked). This season, the Trail Blazers have taken 60.5% two-pointers, accounting for 69.2% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 39.5% threes (30.8% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks
With 112.3 points scored per game and 111.1 points allowed, Dallas is 19th in the league on offense and seventh on defense. At home the Mavericks are scoring 113.7 points per game, 2.8 more than they are averaging on the road (110.9). In their previous 10 games, the Mavericks are putting up 116.7 points per game, 4.4 more than their season average (112.3).
Dallas is the third-best squad in the league in 3-pointers made (14.6 per game) and 15th in 3-point percentage (35.6%). The Mavericks take 49.2% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 50.8% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 37.4% of the Mavericks’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 62.6% are 2-pointers.
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