NBA Celtics vs. Mavericks Picks & Predictions for Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Print
Written by ATSSportsline.com   
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 15:26
NBA Headline News

Celtics vs. Mavericks Prediction

celtics mavericks nba free pick predictions odds trends

BOSTON, MA (ATS Consultants)Dallas visits TD Garden in Boston for an 8pmET tip-off on Wednesday night. Which team will cover tonight?

View Current 2012 NBA Finals Odds

The Boston Celtics (11-9 SU, 8-10-2 ATS) split with the Sixers in their home-and-home series last Friday and Saturday. They defeated Philadelphia at home on Saturday, 92-79, giving 6. Dallas (11-10 SU, 10-11 ATS) looks to win their fourth game in a row and are coming off a 119-96 win at home over Sacramento on Monday as a 6-point favorite.

ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Celtics are a 6-point favorite. The total is 195.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Celtics opened as a 6-point favorite and remained there in most books. The total opened at 195 and remained there in most books.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 53% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Celtics. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.

NBA FREE PICK: Take Dallas. According to the latest NBA trends, Mavericks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall, 12-4 ATS in their last 16 vs. NBA Atlantic and are 29-13-2 ATS in their last 44 games following a SU win of more than 10 points. Boston is 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 vs. NBA Southwest, 1-4-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. win, 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win and are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a SU win of more than 10 points.

Dallas is in a good groove right now, having won three in a row and four of five. O.J. Mayo leads the way with 20.8ppg and also adds 3.5apg. PG Darren Collison adds 12.5ppg and 5.7apg. The addition of Derek Fisher has helped stabilize the backcourt as Fisher has started the last five games and averages 7.4ppg and 3.6apg. That allows Collison to come off the bench. Up front, Chris Kaman gives them an inside presence, averaging 14.3ppg and 6.7rpg, while they've used a combination of Brandan Wright (8.5ppg), Elton Brand (6.5ppg, 6.4rpg), Troy Murphy (4.6ppg, 3.5rpg) and Jae Crowder (6.4ppg) to take the place of Nowitzki. Dallas is playing with enough energy and strong guard play to keep the Celts off-balance. They should at least cover the number if not win the game outright.

2012 NBA FREE PICK: DALLAS MAVERICKS +6

Bet Today’s NBA Games

ATSSportsline.com has been providing winning sports picks since 1992. Want more from ATS Consultants? Click Free Picks to get daily winners delivered directly to your inbox with no obligation!

 

NBA Team Pages

Top NBA Public Bets

#1 501 Washington Wizards 76%
#2 505 Cleveland Cavaliers 72%
#3 504 San Antonio Spurs 68%
#4 507 Los Angeles Lakers 65%
#5 509 Golden State Warriors 62%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

NBA Futures

NBA TEAM NBA FINALS ODDS CURRENT
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS 3/1
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS 9/2
SAN ANTONIO SPURS 5/1
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER 9/1
CHICAGO BULLS 9/1
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES 14/1
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS 14/1
DALLAS MAVERICKS 14/1
HOUSTON ROCKETS 16/1
TORONTO RAPTORS 20/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com