Lakers vs. Mavericks Prediction

Lakers vs. Mavericks, 12/15/21 NBA Predictions & betting Odds

Game 1 of ESPN’s Wednesday night NBA double header will take place in Dallas, TX when the Mavericks host the Lakers at 7:30 p.m. ET. With Dallas laying two points and the total sitting at 216, what’s the best play on the board?

Game Snapshot

533 Los Angeles Lakers (+2) at 534 Dallas Mavericks (-2); o/u 216

7:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Venue: American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX


Los Angeles Lakers DFS Notes

LeBron James kept his foot on the gas on Sunday as he put up 30 points with 11 rebounds, 10 assists, and three steals as the Lakers beat the Magic 106-94 on Sunday. King James has now scored at least 30 points in seven of his last 11 games and the Lakers are 7-4 in those games. Anthony Davis was out on Sunday with left knee soreness, so James had to be a little more aggressive offensively. He shot 12-of-20 from the floor and 3-of-7 from three, and he knocked down 3-of-4 from the foul line. His six turnovers were less than ideal, but he did enough to make up for it in other areas on Sunday.

Dallas Mavericks DFS Notes

Luka Doncic (left ankle) will remain on the sidelines for Wednesday's game vs. the Lakers. It will be his third straight game out of the lineup, which will result in Jalen Brunson seeing steady minutes as a starter and Trey Burke getting more time in the second unit. Burke could be worth a shot in deeper leagues with Doncic expected to miss "multiple" games moving forward.

Lakers vs. Mavericks NBA Betting Prediction

The Lakers are just 12-26 against the spread in their last 38 games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game, are 7-20 against the number in their last 27 games following a win of more than 10 points and are 7-24 at the betting window in their last 31 games following a straight up win.



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