Rockets vs. Mavericks Total Prediction
The Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets meet up tonight at 9:30PM ET in a key Western Conference battle. Will it be a defensive grind?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Houston is favored on the road tonight, as the Rockets are getting odds of -2 points against the Mavericks. The over/under total for the game has been set at 205.5 points.
Dallas is 39-38 overall, 21-17 at home, 42-34-1 against the spread and 39-37-1 with the under. Houston is 38-39 overall, 17-22 on the road, 34-43 against the spread and 44-33 with the over. Houston has won and covered the spread in two of the three meetings this year and these two have hit the over in four of their last six encounters.
This is a huge game for both teams fighting for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Houston has gone under in six of their last eight games. Dallas has gone under in four straight games as they've yet to score 100 points in those, but won all four. The addition of rookie Justin Anderson to the starting lineup for Dallas has given them a strong defender at the wing.
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