Jazz vs. Mavericks Prediction
Will the over cash for bettors when the Jazz visits the Mavericks at 8:30PM ET tonight?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Mavericks are 2.5-point home underdogs versus the Jazz after opening as a 3-point dog. As for the total, the number hit the board at 195 and has been bet down to 193.
Utah has won seven of its last 10 games but is just 4-6 against the number over that same span. The Jazz have also won four consecutive games, beating New Orleans 127-94 on Wednesday. George Hill scored 22 point with four rebounds and eight assists, while Gordon Hayward scored 30 points while adding seven rebounds and five assists.
Dallas has won six of 10 games overall and is an impressive 8-2 at the betting window over that stretch. Despite their success over their last 10 games, the Mavericks have dropped back-to-back games against the Nuggets and Blazers. In that 114-113 loss to Portland on Tuesday, rookie Yogi Ferrell scored 12 points while getting the start at point guard.
OUR PREDICTION: The over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams and has cashed in 15 of the last 21 meetings in Dallas. The over is also 4-1 in the Jazz's last five games overall, is 4-1 in their last five road games, and is 4-0 in their last four games coming off a win. The over is 8-2 in the Mavericks' last 10 games against an opponent with a winning record as well and is 4-1 in their last five games coming off a loss.
THURSDAY NBA PREDICTION: JAZZ/MAVERICKS OVER 193