Spurs vs. Mavericks Prediction
Will the Mavericks upset the Spurs tonight when the two teams square off at 8:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Mavericks are 2.5-point home underdogs versus the Spurs while the over/under currently sits at 190.5. While the side hasn't moved off the original number, the total has climbed slightly from 189.5 up to 190.5.
San Antonio enters play having won eight of its last 10 games and is 5-5 against the spread during that span. On the season the Spurs are 40-37 at the betting window this year and are 21-15 against the spread on the road this season.
Dallas has dropped seven of its last 10 games overall but is 5-4-1 against the spread during that span. The Mavericks are also 42-35 at the betting window on the season and are 24-15 against the number at home this season.
OUR PREDICTION: The Spurs are 5-11 against the spread in their last 16 games against Western Conference opponents, are 2-6 against the number in their last eight games versus an opponent with a losing record and are winless at 0-8 against the spread in their last eight games against teams from the Southwest. On the other side, the Mavericks have covered in 16 of their last 21 home games and the underdog has cashed in 16 of the last 21 meetings between these two teams.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: DALLAS MAVERICKS +2.5