Both teams are battling for playoff positioning in their respective conferences so this game should be intense. The Mavericks are favored in NBA betting odds in this game against the Heat.
NBA betting scheduling favors Miami in this game. basketball betting scheduling shows that the Heat are beginning a three-game road trip while the Mavericks are in the second half of a back-to-back as they played at Minnesota last night. The Mavericks have won six of the last ten meetings against Miami and they are 5-4-1 against the NBA odds. At home, the Mavericks have won three of the last four against Miami but they are just 1-3 against the NBA odds. The teams have met once this season and that was in Miami in a game the Heat would like to forget as they were blown out 111-96 as basketball betting results tell us.
Miami usually wins games due to the scoring of Dwyane Wade. The Heat have an above average defense and with Wade’s scoring that is usually enough to stay in games. Miami has not been that great against the NBA betting odds though as they have a losing record both home and on the road. What is somewhat interesting is that Miami is an over team at home and a slight under team on the road as NBA betting numbers indicate.
NBA betting information shows that Dallas is trying to hold off Phoenix for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Mavericks have not been a good wager at home this season versus the NBA betting number. Dallas has a decent offense that is just inside the Top 10 in the league but their defense is nothing special as basketball betting stats show. Dirk Nowitzki continues to lead the Mavericks in scoring as NBA betting statistics tell us.
Six of the last ten games between the two teams have gone under the basketball betting total. At Dallas, three of the last four have gone under the NBA betting number. The Mavericks have been more of an over team at home this season so that NBA betting trend could change in this game against Miami.
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