Mavericks vs. Warriors Prediction
Is the betting total in tonight's Dallas Mavericks and Golden State Warriors matchup set too high? Tip-off is set for 10:30 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: Golden State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Warriors are 12.5-point home favorites to beat the Mavericks, who opened as 13-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 219 points after hitting the board at 220.
Who Public Bettors Like: Golden State. As of this writing, 66% of the betting tickets at online sportsbooks are on the Warriors to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 57% of betting tickets wagered at online sports are on the under.
Who We Like: The under. In the Mavericks' last eight games overall, the under is 7-1. In their last 11 games playing on two days of rest, the under is 9-2. Finally, the under is 8-1 in the Mavericks' last nine games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game, is 5-1 in their last six Western Conference games, and is 21-8 in their last 29 games coming off a loss.
On the other side, the under is 4-1 in the Warriors' last five games overall, is 7-3 in their last 10 games coming off a win of more than 10 points, and is 4-0 in their last four games when their opponents scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
THURSDAY NBA PREDICTION: MAVERICKS/WARRIORS UNDER 219