Mavericks vs. Heat NBA Prediction

Mavericks vs. Heat, 5/4/21 NBA Predictions, Odds & DFS Notes

The Heat are 3.5-point home favorites on Tuesday night against the visiting Mavericks at 8:00 p.m. ET while the total has climbed from 214.5 up to 216. What’s the best play on the board?

Game Snapshot

511 Dallas Mavericks (+3.5) at 512 Miami Heat (-3.5); o/u 216

8:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Venue: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL

Dallas Mavericks DFS Notes

Kristaps Porzingis (right knee soreness) is doubtful for Tuesday vs. Miami. This will end up being his third straight game on the shelf due to his troublesome right knee. Maxi Kleber (Achilles) is questionable, so Dorian Finney-Smith will offer mid-round upside and the Mavs will need Dwight Powell to pick up some minutes.

Miami Heat DFS Notes

Jimmy Butler flirted with a triple-double during Sunday's win over the Hornets, tallying 18 points, eight rebounds, eight assists, one steal and one block over 28 minutes. Butler was locked in from the jump, only missing once through the first half of action, and he finished 5-of-8 from the field and 8-of-9 at the line. He didn’t commit a single turnover while he was out there, and he finished the game with a team-best, plus/minus rating of plus-14. Bam Adebayo also had an uber-efficient evening, going 9-of-13 from the floor and 2-of-3 at the stripe for 20 points, seven rebounds, 10 assists, one steal and three turnovers across 34 minutes in the win.

Mavericks vs. Heat Game Prediction

The Mavericks are 0-4-1 against the spread in their last five games in Miami and are 1-5-1 against the number in their last seven games versus the Heat overall. Dallas is also 4-9 against the spread in its last 13 games overall and 1-4 at the betting window in its last five games coming off a loss. The Heat, meanwhile, are 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven games after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game and are 6-2-1 against the number in their last nine games overall.



NBA Headlines

NBA Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Bulls vs. Bucks NBA Prediction The Bulls are banged up entering Friday night’s matchup with the Bucks at 8:00 p.m. ET, but Milwaukee has also dropped six of its last 10 games both straight up and...
Thumbnail Heat vs. Hawks Friday Prediction The Heat and the Hawks will meet for the third time in less than two weeks when the two teams square off in Atlanta at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday. The Heat won the last two...
Thumbnail Pacers vs. Warriors Prediction The second game of TNT’s Thursday night double header in the NBA takes place in San Francisco, where the Warriors will host the pacers at 10:00 p.m. ET. Is 216 too...
Thumbnail Suns vs. Mavericks Prediction The TNT NBA double header will start in Dallas on Thursday night when the Mavericks host the Suns at 7:30 p.m. ET. With the Suns laying 3.5 points and the total sitting at...
Thumbnail Grizzlies vs. Bucks Prediction The red-hot Grizzlies will look to take down the Bucks on Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will Memphis cover as a 6.5-point road dog or is Milwaukee the better bet as...