Raptors vs. Mavericks Prediction
Will tonight's Raptors and Mavericks matchup at 8:30PM ET fall under the betting total?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Mavericks are now 1-point home favorites versus the Raptors after the game opened as a pick'em. As for the total, the number hit the board at 196.5 and has been bet down a full two points to 194.5.
Toronto enters play having won six of its last 10 games and is 5-5 against the spread over that span. The Raptors are 39-32 at the betting window on the season, which includes a profitable 20-16 ATS mark on the road this year.
Dallas has also won six of its last 10 games and is also 5-5 against the spread over that same stretch. The Mavericks own a winning record at the betting window at 39-32, which includes a 23-14 ATS record at home this season.
OUR PREDICTION: The under has cashed in five of the last six meetings between these two teams and is a perfect 4-0 in the Mavericks' last four home games. The under is also 12-3-1 in Dallas' last 16 games versus Eastern Conference foes, is 13-4-1 in its last 18 games overall, and is 19-6-1 in its last 26 games coming off a win. On the other side, the under has cashed in 13 of the Raptors' last 16 road games.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: RAPTORS/MAVERICKS UNDER 194.5