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Warriors vs Mavericks NBA Pick & Preview

  • Sport: NBA
  • Teams: Golden State Warriors at Dallas Mavericks
  • Where: Dallas at American Airlines Center
  • Date: Wednesday, March 22nd
  • Betting Odds DAL +1.5, GS -123 | DAL +102 O/U nan

So far, the Warriors have put together an overall record of 37-36, while going 34-38-1 vs the spread. Across the team’s previous 3 games, they have gone 1-2 straight-up and 1-2 vs the spread.

The Warriors will look to keep things rolling, as they previously beat the Rockets by a score of 121-108. Heading into the game, they were 11 point favorites against the spread, giving them an ATS win. Golden State entered the second half with a 5a point lead, and were able to slightly extend that margin and prevent a second half comeback by the Rockets. In the win, Stephen Curry led the team in scoring with 30 points on a field goal percentage of 43.5%.

The Mavericks come into today’s matchup with an overall record of 36-36. So far, the team has gone 28-42-2 against the spread. Looking back on Mavericks’ previous 3 games, they have a record of 2-1 while averaging 118 points per game. Over this stretch, their ATS mark is 3-0.

The Mavericks will be looking to bounce back from a 112-108 loss to the Grizzlies. In terms of betting, Dallas entered as 4 point underdogs, giving them an ATS win. Dallas let an opportunity for a win slip away as they held a lead going into the 2nd half of action. Leading the team in scoring was Kyrie Irving, as he contributed 28 points while hitting 41.7% of his shots.

Head To Head Recap & Stats

In the most recent matchup between the two teams, the Mavericks picked up the 116-113 win over the Warriors. The Mavericks point margin of victory was enough to cover the spread as 1.0 point favorite. So far, the two team’s have split their season series, with each team at 1-1. Similar to their season-long average, the Warriors averaged 106.5 points per game vs the Mavericks. Just like the Warriors, the Mavericks maintained their usual level of scoring in head-to-head matchups, averaging 105.0 points per game vs Golden State. Across the last 5 matchups between the teams, Dallas has gone 3-2 vs the spread. However, the Warriors actually have a positive scoring margin in these games at +3 points per game. Over the course of these games, they averaged 225 points per game, leading a 4-1 over-under record.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis For This NBA Game

The Warriors come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 118.3 points per game (2nd). The Warriors come into the game as one of the league’s better 3-point shooting teams, connecting at a rate of 16.5 made 3’s per game. In addition to their strong outside shooting numbers, the team is playing at one of the fastest paces in the NBA, averaging 102.0 possessions per contest.

On the defensive end of the floor, the Warriors are giving up an average of 105.46 points per game, good for 3rd in the NBA.

This season, the Warriors offense has primarily worked through Jordan Poole and Stephen Curry who are 1st and 2nd on the team in scoring. In his 73 games, Poole is 52nd in the NBA at 20.2 points per game. So far, him and Curry have accounted for 40% of the team’s field goal attempts while combining to average 50.0 points per contest. In addition to sitting 2nd on the team in scoring, Stephen Curry is grabbing 6.2 rebounds for Golden State to go along with 6.2 assists.

The Mavericks come into today’s game as the 17th ranked scoring offense at 113.7 points per game. One area that the Dallas offense is finding success, is their ability to get to the free-throw line. So far, the team is averaging 19.4 made free-throws per contest. If the Mavericks offense is going to improve, they could look to play at a faster tempo, as they currently average just 96.8 possession per game. This could benefit the team as they are currently one of the better 3-point shooting units in the NBA.

Against the Warriors, the Mavericks will look to continue their strong defensive play. For the year, they are the 2nd ranked unit at 104.72 points per game.

Right now there are question marks across the board heading into this game for the Mavericks as there is a chance they will be without their two leading scorers vs the Warriors. Before getting any money down on this game, be sure to check who is available, as Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving have a combined scoring average of 60.4 points per game. For the season, Doncic is 6th in the NBA in player efficiency and 1st in usage percentage. Through 57 games, he has a field goal percentage of 50.0%. If he is able to take the floor, he will be facing a defense that is 28th in points allowed to point-guards.

Warriors vs Mavericks Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: Warriors -1.5
  • Free Total Prediction: Under nan