The Dallas Mavericks (50-30) will hit the court against the Portland Trail Blazers (27-53) in Dallas on Friday, April 8 at American Airlines Center. The Mavericks, the home team, have won seven out of the last 10 games, whereas the Trail Blazers, the visitors, have lost nine consecutive games. The action might start at 7:30 PM CT, but you’re going to want to get your bets in now!
Toe-to-toe, how does Dallas measure up versus Portland historically?
These teams have fought in two matchups this season and the Mavericks have been victorious in each game against the Trail Blazers. Having said that, the score was 112-132 in favor of the Mavs the most recent time they met up on January 26, 2022. In that game, the Mavs had a 61.54% and a 44.44% field goal percentage and three pointer percentage respectively. Additionally, the Trail Blazers had a 63.64% field goal percentage and a 63.64% 3pt percentage. Regarding rebounds, the Mavericks totaled 6, whereas the Trail Blazers had 6. Concerning assists, the former had 35 and the latter earned 27. We are deep into the season, so which side will you put money on to conquer their competition on Friday? The Mavs, playing with the home court advantage, or the Trail Blazers, as the road team?
Betting Preview for the Dallas Mavericks vs Portland Trail Blazers NBA Game on April 8 2022
American Airlines Center in Dallas
Friday, April 8, 2022
Betting on the Dallas Mavericks
Southwest Division Standing:
The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Detroit Pistons in their most recent game on Wednesday, 113-131, due to the solid efforts of Jalen Brunson and Luka Doncic. Brunson amassed 24 points, whereas Luka Doncic had 26 points and 14 assists. The Mavericks are presently in 4th place in the conference. Be sure to read our odds assessment for Friday’s matchup further down and think about how the team’s recent performance could influence their meeting against Portland.
Absences and Injuries
The Mavericks are missing Tim Hardaway Jr. (Foot), Maxi Kleber (Ankle), Sterling Brown (Personal), and Theo Pinson (Finger).
Betting on the Portland Trail Blazers
Northwest Division Standing:
The Portland Trail Blazers have lost nine consecutive games and are 13th right now in their conference. In their latest game, they lost to the New Orleans Pelicans 127-94, due in part to a less than stellar performance from the team’s heavy hitters. To that end, Perry supplied 15 points. Cj Elleby had 17 points. Check out our assessment below to learn how this performance has shaped their odds for the upcoming game versus Dallas on Friday.
Absences and Injuries
The Trail Blazers will play without Justise Winslow (Calf), Josh Hart (Knee), and Trendon Watford (Knee). Brandon Williams (Quad) is questionable.
Mavs vs Trail Blazers | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Dallas Mavericks (-2500) at FanDuel
The Dallas Mavericks are favored to win according to the betting market. The team has been having an effective beginning to April with a win percentage of 70% in the last 10 games (seven wins and three losses). The Portland Trail Blazers’ win percentage is lower at 10% in the last 10 games (a record of one win and nine losses) by comparison.
Over 221.5 Total Points (-112) at Pointsbet
The Mavericks have registered 113.7 points an outing over their most recent 10 games. On the other side of the court, the Trail Blazers have logged an average of 104.8 points per game in the 10 games since March 19.
Portland Trail Blazers 18 Points (-110) at FanDuel
The Portland Trail Blazers will need to lose by less than the amount of the spread or win outright in order to cover.
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