Mavericks vs San Antonio Spurs NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Mavericks vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction 3/19/2024

The Dallas Mavericks (39-29) travel to face off against the San Antonio Spurs (15-53) on Tuesday, March 19th. This game will be played at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio and televised on BSSW. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

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The Mavericks Are Coming Off A Win

In their last game, the Mavericks defeated the Nuggets with a final score of 107-105. Before the game, the Mavericks were the underdogs with a +1.5 point advantage, securing both a straight-up and ATS victory. In terms of the over/under, the combined 212 points was below the over/under line of 231.5.

Coming into today’s game against the Spurs, the Mavericks have an overall record of 39-29 and have gone 2-1 in their last three games. In Western Conference games, the Mavericks are 23-19 and are 16-10 in non-conference play.

Against the spread, Dallas are currently above .500, at 38-30 ATS. This season, Dallas has a 25-15 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 13-15 as underdogs.

The Spurs Are Coming Off A Win

Victor Wembanyama scored 33 for San Antonio against the Nets which was the most on the team. His field goal percentage for the game was 46.5%. Devin Vassell also added 25 points as the Spurs won the game by a score of 122-115.

Despite being heavy underdogs (+8.5), the Spurs come into today’s game vs. the Mavericks with an overall record of 15-53. In Western Conference play, the Spurs are 9-31 and are 6-22 in non-conference games.

For the season, San Antonio maintains an ATS record of .500, currently standing at 34-34 ATS. On the road, the Spurs have an ATS record of 18-18, as opposed to a 16-16 record against the spread when playing at home.

Mavericks Offense Breakdown

Today, the Mavericks enter the game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring teams, averaging 118.8 points per game (6th).

The Mavericks come into the game as one of the top three-point shooting teams in the league, averaging 14.6 made threes per game (3rd). They have also been one of the most up-tempo teams, ranking 12th in pace at 99.6 possessions per game.

Overall, Dallas is 6th in the league in scoring at 118.8 points per game. However, they have actually scored slightly more on the road (118.1 PPG) compared to at home (119.4 PPG).

When it comes to shooting efficiency, the Mavericks are 12th in field goal percentage at 48%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 4th in the league at 57% but are just 28th in two-point attempts.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

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This season, the San Antonio offense is ranked 21st in the NBA in scoring at 112.4 points per game.

At home, the Spurs are averaging 114.3 points per game, which is 18th in the league. Overall, they are 21st in scoring at 112.4 points per game. San Antonio is 3rd in pace, averaging 101 possessions per contest.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Spurs are 24th in the league at 46%. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 28th in the NBA at 34%. San Antonio is 15th in three-point makes at 12.6 per game.

So far this season, the Spurs have outscored the NBA scoring average in 47.1% of their games. In terms of assists, San Antonio is 2nd in the league at 29.8 per game.

Mavericks Team Defense

The Mavericks’ defense is presently ranked 22nd in the league, allowing an average of 117.5 points per contest. Dallas’ defense is currently forcing 12 turnovers per game, which is 6th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 22nd in blocked shots, with an average of 4.8 rejections per game.

Spurs Team Defense

Looking at the Spurs defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 119.8 points per game (25th). San Antonio’s defense is currently forcing 14.4 turnovers per game, which is 28th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 3rd in blocked shots, with an average of 6.3 rejections per game.

Key Players For The Mavericks And Spurs

In today’s game, our projections have Luka Doncic leading the Mavericks with 34 points on 12/24 shooting from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 34.4 points per game, in addition to 9 rebounds.

As for San Antonio, Devin Vassell is projected to be the primary scorer for the Spurs. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 20, and adding 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 47% and is averaging 19.3 points per contest.

Mavericks vs Spurs Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Dallas has an ATS record of 4-1 while averaging 126 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.
  • Across their last three home contests, San Antonio has a 2-1 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-2, while averaging 118 points per game.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Spurs have a straight up record of 3-7 and an ATS mark of 6-4.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Mavericks have a straight up record of 7-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 7-3.

Mavericks vs Spurs Prediction

The Mavericks is our selection to secure the victory, with a projected score of 119-105. We also like them to cover the spread, so we suggest betting on the Mavericks at -8.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 231.5 and our model has the Mavericks and Spurs finishing with a combined 224 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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

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