Mavericks vs. Bucks Prediction

Mavericks vs. Bucks, 1/15/21 NBA Fantasy News & Betting Predictions

The Milwaukee Bucks are only laying six points on Friday night as a home favorite versus the Dallas Mavericks. Will they cover the spread or are the Mavs the better play as they search for their seventh win of the season?

Game Snapshot

507 Dallas Mavericks (+6) at 508 Milwaukee Bucks (-6); o/u 227

7:30 p.m. ET, Friday, January 15, 2021

Venue: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI

TV: ESPN

Dallas Mavericks DFS Spin

Kristaps Porzingis is probable to play on Friday against the Bucks despite an ankle injury. Porzingis popped up on the injury report with an ankle injury after his first game back, but it looks like it won't keep him out of Friday's game. In his season debut, he scored 16 points, including four 3-pointers with four rebounds and two blocks in 21 minutes.

Milwaukee Bucks DFS Spin

Giannis Antetokounmpo hit 7-of-15 shots, two 3-pointers and 6-of-10 free throws on his way to 22 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, two steals, three blocks and five turnovers in Wednesday's 110-101 win over the Pistons. This was his second triple-double of the season and it's a textbook example of a Giannis stat line, as it was filled with goodies along with some poor free throw shooting. But that's what he does and if you drafted him in fantasy, you simply have to ignore the free throw shooting and enjoy the rest of the Giannis experience.

Bucks vs. Celtics Betting Prediction

The Mavericks are 12-3-2 against the spread in their last 17 games and are 3-0-2 against the number in their last five games in Milwaukee. They’re also 4-0 against the number in their last four games overall, are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games as an underdog and are 4-1 at the betting window in their last five road games. On the other side, the Bucks are just 2-7-1 against the spread in their last 10 games following a win.

NBA BETTING PREDICTION: DALLAS MAVERICKS +6

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