Mavericks vs. Jazz Prediction
Two teams jockeying for position in the Western Conference will square off tonight in Utah when the Jazz host the Mavericks at 9:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Jazz are a 5.5-point home favorite versus the visiting Mavs while the over/under is now down to 180.5 after the number opened at 183.
Both of these teams have won six of their last 10 games entering tonight's matchup and both teams are also 7-3 against the spread during that stretch. The Mavericks are 21-18 against the number on the road this year while the Jazz are 22-18 at the betting window at home.
The Mavericks have had plenty of success covering both in Utah and against the Jazz in general. They're 6-2-1 against the spread in their last nine games versus the Jazz and have covered in seven of their last 10 trips to Utah, which is just 2-10 against the number in its last 12 games versus a team with a winning record.
Dallas is also 7-2 against the spread in its last nine road games and has covered in 16 of its lat 21 games versus Northwest opponents. The Mavericks have also covered in four of their last five games overall.
MONDAY NBA FREE PICK: DALLAS MAVERICKS +5.5