Jazz vs. Mavericks Pick
The Dallas Mavericks have had a strong history with the Utah Jazz, but are the surging Jazz set to give Dallas all it can handle tonight at 8:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Dallas is favored at home in this game, as the Mavericks are getting odds of -1.5 points against the Jazz. The over/under total for the game has been set at 187 points.
Dallas is 29-25 overall, 15-10 at home and 30-23-1 against the spread. Utah is 25-25 overall, 8-15 on the road and 26-24 against the spread. Dallas has won nine of its last 10 against Utah and the Mavericks are 6-1-1 against the spread in the last eight meetings. These two have hit the under in three of their last four meetings.
Utah has Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert back in their frontcourt and it shows. They've won six straight games, including two straight at home, with their previous two road games going overtime. Dallas has struggled at home, losing two straight and have lost three of their last four overall. Utah's size up front will be the difference.
TUESDAY’S NBA FREE PICK: UTAH JAZZ +1.5