Mavericks vs. Wizards Prediction
Will the Mavericks cover the point spread as a road underdog tonight against the Wizards at 7:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wizards are 7.5-point home favorites versus the Mavericks while the over/under currently sits at 207.5 points.
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Dallas has won six of its last 10 games overall and is 6-4 against the spread in those 10 games as well. The Mavericks also own a winning ATS record on the season at 36-30, although they're just 13-17 against the number on the road this year.
Washington has won seven of its last 10 games but is just 4-5-1 at the betting window during that span. The Wizards are 36-29 against the spread on the season, which includes a sterling home record of 21-14 against the number.
OUR PREDICTION: The Mavericks have been a great play for bettors in this series, covering in seven of the last eight games between these two teams and in all four of their last four trips to Washington. The road team has also cashed in seven of the last 10 meetings and the Mavs are also 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games coming off a loss. Despite the Wizards' excellent ATS home record this season, they're actually just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games.
NBA WEDNESDAY PREDICTION: DALLAS MAVERICKS +7.5