Dallas Mavericks vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Dallas Mavericks vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction 2/6/2024

The Dallas Mavericks (27-23) travel to face off against the Brooklyn Nets (20-29) on Tuesday, February 6th. This game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and televised on TNT. The Mavericks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Nets are looking to get back on track from a loss to the 76ers. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

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The Mavericks Are Coming Off A Win

The Mavericks’ most recent matchup against the 76ers saw Kyrie Irving lead the Mavericks with 23 points while shooting 10/17 from the field. Josh Green also contributed 20 points as the Mavericks won by a score of 118-102 vs. the 76ers.

Coming into today’s matchup vs. the Nets, the Mavericks have an above .500 record of 27-23. Against other Western Conference teams, the Mavericks are 18-18 and have gone 9-5 in non-conference games this season.

Dallas comes in with an overall ATS record of 25-25 so far this season. On the road, the Mavericks have an ATS record of 14-9, as opposed to a 11-16 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Nets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Nets tell to the Warriors by a score of 109-98. the Nets not only lost the game outright but also fell short of covering the spread as +1 point underdogs. Regarding the over/under, the combined score of 207 points ended up below the over/under line of 239.

Coming into today’s game against the Mavericks, the Nets are 20-29 overall and are looking to get back to .500. When playing on the road, the Nets are 8-15 this season compared to their 12-14 record at home.

Brooklyn currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 23-24 at this point. This season, Brooklyn has a 9-7 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 14-17 as underdogs.

Mavericks Offense Breakdown

Leading up to today’s matchup, the Mavericks are one of the NBA’s top offenses, averaging 118.2 points per game (10th).

When it comes to scoring, the Mavericks are 10th in the league at 118.2 points per game. However, they have scored below the NBA average in 44% of their games this season. In their last three games, they have scored less than their average.

On the road, Dallas is averaging 116.3 points per game, which is 12th in the NBA. Overall, they are 16th in field goal percentage at 47%. In terms of pace, the Mavericks are 12th in the league.

One area where Dallas excels is three-point shooting. They are 2nd in both three-point attempts and makes this season. From beyond the arc, they are hitting 37% of their shots. In terms of free throws, the Mavericks are 8th in attempts and 15th in makes.

Nets Offense Breakdown

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Through 49 games the Nets are averaging 114.3 points per contest, placing them 19th in the NBA.

This season, the Nets are 19th in the NBA in scoring at 114.3 points per game. At home, they are averaging 114.8 points per game compared to 113.7 on the road.

So far this season, the Nets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 44.9% of their games. In terms of pace, Brooklyn is 24th in the league at 97.9 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 6th in the NBA in both three-pointers made and attempted. Overall, they are shooting 36% from beyond the arc.

Mavericks Team Defense

The Mavericks’ defense is presently ranked 22nd in the league, allowing an average of 118.5 points per contest. The Dallas defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.9% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 48.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Dallas.

Nets Team Defense

So far, the Nets’ defense is ranked 16th in the league at 115.3 points per contest. The Brooklyn defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Brooklyn.

Key Players For The Mavericks And Nets

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Luka Doncic will be the primary scorer for the Mavericks, with 32 points and going 11/22 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 34.5 points per game, in addition to 8.6 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Mikal Bridges to be the top scorer for the Nets. Our projection has him finishing the game with 23, and he is expected to secure 3 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 45.3%, and his scoring average is 21.7 points per game.

Mavericks vs Nets Trends

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Dallas has an ATS record of 5-5 while averaging 112 per game. The team went 4-6 overall in these games.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, Brooklyn has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 126 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Nets have a straight up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 3-2.
  • Through their previous five contests as the betting favorite, the Mavericks have a strong record of 3-2. Their record vs the spread in these matchups is 2-3.

Mavericks vs Nets Prediction

The Mavericks is our selection to secure the victory, with a projected score of 112-109. We also like them to cover the spread, so we suggest betting on the Mavericks at -2.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 235.5 and our model has the Mavericks and Nets finishing with a combined 221 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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