Trail Blazers vs. Mavericks Prediction

Trail Blazers vs. Mavericks NBA Predictions: Dallas a Good Bet? 1/26/18

Are the Dallas Mavericks a good bet to beat the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night? The teams will tip-off at 8:30 p.m. ET.

Who Oddsmakers Like: According to oddsmakers from online sports book, the game is currently a pick'em between these two teams. The line also opened as a pick'em so as of this writing there has been no movement on the line. As for the total, the number hit the board at 208.5 and that's where it currently sits.

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Who Public Bettors Like: Portland. According to NBA Public Betting page the Blazers are receiving 71% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks.

Who We Like: Dallas. The Trail Blazers have failed to cover the spread in seven of their last nine games against the Mavericks and are just 1-5 against the number in their last six trips to Dallas. They're also 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 Friday games, are 0-3-1 at the betting window in their last four road games, and are 1-3-1 against the number in their last five games versus opponents from the Southwest.

The Mavs, meanwhile, are 10-2 against the spread in their last 12 games following an ATS loss, are 5-1 against the number in their last six games versus NBA opponents from the Northwest Division, and are 13-4-1 at the betting window in their last 18 games versus an opponent with a winning record. They're also 12-5 against the spread in their last 17 conference matchups.



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