Blazers vs. Mavericks Prediction
Can the Portland Trail Blazers go on the road and get past the new-look Dallas Mavericks today at 3PM ET?
541 Portland Trail Blazers vs. 542 Dallas Mavericks
Sunday, February 10, 2019
3PM ET – American Airlines Center
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Blazers are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -2.5 points against the Mavericks. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 219.5 points. The public betting for this game currently is unavailable for this game. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NBA Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Blazers hitting the road
The Portland Trail Blazers wrapped up a four-game home stand on Thursday with a 127-118 win over San Antonio. Portland has won and covered the spread in four of its last five games. The Blazers are 33-21 on the season, 10-13 on the road, 30-24 against the spread and 28-25-1 with the over.
Portland is putting up 113.3 points per game on offense this season while shooting 46.4 percent from the field. Defensively, the Blazers are giving up 110.3 points per game while allowing opponents to shoot 45.8 percent. Damian Lillard is leading the team with 26.1 points and 6.4 assists per game while CJ McCollum is adding 21.4 points per contest.
Mavs fall to Bucks
The Dallas Mavericks are coming off a 122-107 loss at home to the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday. That snapped a five-game cover streak for Dallas. The Mavs are now 25-29 on the season, 19-8 at home, 33-20-1 against the spread and 30-24 with the under.
Dallas is struggling somewhat on offense this season, averaging 109.1 points per game while shooting just 45 percent from the field. Defensively, Dallas is giving up just 108.6 points per game while holding opponents to 33.9 percent shooting from the arc. Luka Doncic is leading the team with 20.6 points, 7.0 rebounds and 5.5 assists per contest. Tim Hardaway Jr. is averaging 12 points through his first two games with the squad.
NBA Betting Trends
The Blazers are 5-1 against the spread in their in their last six conference games and 7-2 ATS in their last nine games following a win.
The Mavericks are 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games following a double-digit loss at home and 7-1-1 ATS in their last nine games overall.
The Mavericks have covered the spread in both meetings with the Blazers this season. Dallas has been playing better as of late despite the loss to the Bucks. Dallas has been one of the more impressive teams at home when it comes to covering. The Mavericks are 18-8-1 against the spread at home while Portland is 10-13 against the spread on the road. I will go with the new-look Mavericks as a home underdog against an inconsistent road team in Portland.
NBA Prediction: Dallas Mavericks +2.5