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Nets Vs Mavericks: NBA Basketball Betting Odds & Trends

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The Brooklyn Nets (43-23) are favored () to end a three-game losing streak when they visit the Dallas Mavericks (37-28) at 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, May 6 at American Airlines Center. The contest airs on TNT. The matchup has an over/under set at points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of May 6, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Mavericks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of May 6

Nets:
Chris Chiozza: Out (Hand),
James Harden: Out (Hamstring),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL)

Mavericks:
Tyrell Terry: Out (Personal),
Kristaps Porzingis: Out (Knee),
Maxi Kleber: Out (Achilles)

Nets and Mavericks Records ATS

  • Brooklyn has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 32-33 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 4 points, the Nets are 12-23 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the over in 37 of 65 games this season (56.9%).
  • Dallas holds a losing record ATS this season with 31 wins and 34 losses ATS.
  • The Mavericks only hold a 9-17 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 4-point underdog.
  • 44.6% of Dallas’ 65 games this season have topped the over/under.

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Head to Head

Luka Doncic (27 points) led the Mavericks past James Harden (29 points) and the Nets 115-98 in their last matchup on February 27, 2021. The Nets were favored by 1 point in the game, but the Mavericks covered the spread. The 213 total points in the matchup fell short of the 234-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/27/2021 Nets Nets -1 234 -114 -107 Regular Season 115-98 DAL*
  • 2/27/2021 DNP – Nets: Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving

Scoring Trends

  • Brooklyn’s games this season have gone over the point total for Thursday’s matchup point total (233.5 points) in 45.5% of opportunities (30 out of 66 matchups).
  • In 20 out of Dallas’ 65 games this season (30.8%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the point total in Thursday’s matchup.
  • On average, the over/under in Nets games is 0.3 points fewer than the over/under of 233.5 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 11.4 points separates this game’s over/under (233.5 points) and the average total points bet in Mavericks’ games (222.1 points) this season.
  • The average implied total for the Nets this season is 118.9 points, 0.1 fewer points than their implied total of 119 points in Thursday’s game.
  • So far this season, Brooklyn has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (119) 31 times.
  • The Mavericks’ average implied point total on the season (114.5 points) is 0.5 points lower than their implied total in this matchup (115 points).
  • Dallas has scored more than 115 points 28 times this season.
  • The Nets are the league’s second-highest scoring team (118.7 PPG), while the Mavericks allow the ninth-fewest points per game (110) in NBA play.
  • The Nets have scored a total of 274 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 4.2 per game), and the Mavericks have out-scored opponents by 134 points on the season (2.1 more per game).

Nets Leaders

  • Harden leads the Nets in both rebounds (8.0 per game) and assists (10.9 per game).
  • Kevin Durant’s assists prop total for the matchup is posted at 9.5 assists, 1.4 assists lower than his season average of 10.9.
  • Brooklyn’s scoring leader is Kevin Durant, who averages 28.3 points per game.
  • Durant’s points prop total for the game is set at 32.5, 4.2 points higher than his season average of 28.3.
  • The Nets are led by Joe Harris from beyond the arc. He hits 3.1 shots from deep per game.
  • Harris’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.6 shots less than his season average of 3.1.
  • Brooklyn’s blocks leader is Nicolas Claxton, who collects 1.2 per game. Kyrie Irving leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a game.
  • Irving’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals greater than his season average of 1.4.

Mavericks Leaders

  • The Mavericks go-to guy, Doncic, leads the team in both scoring (28.5 points per game) and assists (8.9 assists per game).
  • Doncic’s points prop total for the game is set at 28.5, equal to his season average of 28.5.
  • Kristaps Porzingis collects all of the boards and is the Dallas leader in rebounds, grabbing 9.1 per game.
  • Porzingis’ rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is posted at 10.5 rebounds, 1.4 rebounds greater than his season average of 9.1.
  • Doncic makes more threes per game than any other member of the Mavericks, cashing in 3.0 treys per game.
  • Doncic’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.5 shots lower than his season average of 3.0.
  • Dallas’ Doncic has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.0 per game and Porzingis is first in blocks with 1.4 per game.
  • Doncic’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.5 steals greater than his season average of 1.0.

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