Dallas Mavericks vs Indiana Pacers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Dallas Mavericks vs Indiana Pacers Prediction 2/25/2024

The Dallas Mavericks (33-23) travel to face off against the Indiana Pacers (32-25) on Sunday, February 25th. This game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis and televised on BSIN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 5:00 ET.

Mavericks vs Pacers

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The Mavericks Are Coming Off A Win

The Mavericks’ most recent matchup against the Suns saw Luka Doncic lead the Mavericks with 41 points while shooting 14/27 from the field. The Mavericks picked up a 123-113 win, and Kyrie Irving also added 29 points which was 2nd on the team.

With an overall record of 33-23, the Mavericks are 6th in the Western Conference and 2nd in the Southwest division. As they prepare for today’s matchup, the Mavericks are looking to extend their seven game winning streak.

Against the spread, Dallas have an above .500 record vs. the spread sitting at 30-26 ATS. In their last three road games, Dallas has successfully covered the spread, and they hold an ATS record of 16-9 on the road in contrast to 14-17 at home.

The Pacers Are Coming Off A Win

In the Pacers’ most recent game against the Pistons, Tyrese Haliburton led the Pacers with 25 points while going 10/18 from the field. The Pacers picked up a 129-115 win, and Pascal Siakam also added 20 points which was 2nd on the team.

Over their last ten games, the Pacers have gone 5-5 and come into today’s matchup vs. the Mavericks with an overall record of 32-25. Currently, they are 7th in the Eastern Conference and are 3rd in the Central division.

Indiana currently has an ATS record of 30-25, placing them above .500 against the spread. Indiana has gone 13-14 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 17-11 when playing as underdogs.

Mavericks Offense Breakdown

Heading into play, the Mavericks’ offense is rated 7th in the league in scoring, averaging 118.7 points per contest.

When it comes to scoring, the Mavericks are one of the top teams in the league, averaging 118.7 points per game (7th). However, they have been slightly better at home (120.5 PPG) compared to on the road (116.6 PPG).

So far this season, Dallas has outscored the NBA scoring average in 58.9% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are shooting 47% from the field (13th).

When it comes to their offensive style, the Mavericks are one of the most three-point reliant teams in the league. They are 2nd in three-point attempts (40.4 per game) and 3rd in made threes (15.1 per game). From inside the arc, Dallas is shooting 56% (8th).

Pacers Offense Breakdown

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The Indiana offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 1st ranked offense at 123.8 points per game.

The Pacers are the top-scoring team in the NBA this season, averaging 123.8 points per game. At home, they are even better, averaging 126.3 points per game.

Indiana has outscored the NBA scoring average in 70.2% of their games this season. They are also the top team in field goal percentage, shooting 50% from the field.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Pacers are 5th in three-point shooting percentage but have attempted the 12th most threes in the league. Overall, they are 2nd in pace and 1st in assists.

Mavericks Team Defense

At this time, the Mavericks’ defense is positioned 18th in the NBA, permitting 117.2 points per game. The Dallas defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.5% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 48.2% of their field goal attempts vs. Dallas.

Pacers Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Pacers’ defense is giving up an average of 122.2 points per contest. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Pacers squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 57.1% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.2% from downtown.

Key Players For The Mavericks And Pacers

In today’s game, our projections have Luka Doncic leading the Mavericks with 32 points on 11/22 shooting from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 34.3 points per game, along with 8.8 rebounds.

As for Indiana, Tyrese Haliburton is projected to be the primary scorer for the Pacers. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 21, and adding 4 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 49.4%, and his scoring average is 21.9 points per game.

Mavericks vs Pacers Trends

  • Dallas has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 4-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 118 points per game while allowing 116. The team also performed well vs the spread at 4-1.
  • Across their three previous home games, Indiana has an ATS mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-1 while averaging 118 points per game.
  • The last three games that Indiana was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 0-3 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Mavericks have an ATS mark of just 6-4 in their last ten games. Dallas posted a straight up mark of 8-2 in these matchups.

Mavericks vs Pacers Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Mavericks to secure the win, with an expected final score of 156-127. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -1.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 252.5, and our model projects the Mavericks and Pacers to reach a combined total of 283 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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