Mavericks vs. Nets Prediction

NBA Predictions: Nets undervalued as home underdog vs. Mavericks? 3/19/17

Are the Nets undervalued as a home underdog today against the Mavericks at 12:00PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Nets are 4.5-point home underdogs versus the Mavericks while the over/under currently sits at 208.5 points, down from the original number of 209.

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Dallas enters play this afternoon having won six of its last 10 games and is 6-4 against the spread during that same stretch. The Mavericks own a winning ATS record on the season at 37-31, but are just 14-18 against the number on the road this year.

Brooklyn has dropped six of its last 10 games but covered in seven of those 10 contests. The Nets are also 32-33 against the spread on the season, including 14-20 against the number at home. They have covered in back-to-back games, however.

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OUR PREDICTION: The Mavericks are just 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games overall, have covered just twice in their last seven road games and are winless at 0-4 against the spread in their last four games versus Atlantic opponents. The Nets, meanwhile, have covered in six of their last seven games overall, are 4-0 against the number in their last four games coming off a loss, and are 5-1 against the number in their last six games playing on one day of rest. There's value in the home underdog today.

 

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