Mavericks vs. Pistons Prediction

Are the Mavericks a good bet to cover the spread vs. Pistons? 2/15/17

Listed as an underdog tonight on the road, will the Mavericks cover the spread against the Pistons at 7:30PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Pistons are 5-point home favorites versus the Mavericks while the over/under currently sits at 201 points. As of this writing, neither the point spread nor total have moved off the original numbers.

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DALLAS KEY TRENDS: The Mavericks have covered in seven of their last nine games overall and are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games playing on one day of rest. They've also covered in eight of their last nine games after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game and are 11-4 against the number in their last 15 games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.

DETROIT KEY TRENDS: The Pistons are 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games and have covered in all four of their last four games when coming off a loss. They're also 6-1 at the betting window in their last seven games playing on one day of rest and are 6-2 against the number in their last eight games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.

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OUR PREDICTION: The Mavericks have covered in four of their last five trips to Detroit and the road team is a perfect 6-0 against the spread in their last six games overall. Dallas is also 16-5 at the betting window in its last 21 games coming off a loss and is 7-2 at the betting window in its last nine road games versus an opponent with a winning home record. With both teams having success at the betting window of late, take the points with a Mavs team that has played well over its last 10 games.

 

WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: DALLAS MAVERICKS +5

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