Mavericks vs. Bucks Prediction
Will tonight's Mavericks and Bucks game turn into a defensive struggle at 3:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bucks are now 6-point home favorites versus the Mavericks after opening as a 5.5-point favorite. The total, meanwhile, opened at 196 and has been bet down a full point to 195.
Dallas has dropped seven of its last 10 games and is 5-5 against the spread during that span. The Mavericks are also 41-34 at the betting window on the season, but are just 16-19 against the spread on the road this year.
Milwaukee has won eight of its last 10 games but is just 5-5 against the spread during that stretch. The Bucks also own a losing record at the betting window this year at 34-42 and are 18-21 against the number at home this season.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 16-5-1 in the Mavericks' last 21 games overall, is 7-3 in their last 10 road games and is 13-3-1 in their last 17 games against Eastern Conference opponents. On the other side, the under has cashed in five of the Bucks' last seven home games, is 14-6 in their last 20 games overall and are 10-4 in their last 14 games coming off a win.
SUNDAY NBA PREDICTION: MAVERICKS/BUCKS UNDER 195