|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NBALet's take a look at the Friday night matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and Dallas Mavericks. The game at American Airlines Center is scheduled to tip off at 8:30 PM ET, and will be televised on FSN. Currently, the Mavericks are solid favorites to win at home.
The Nets are 12-34 SU and 22-23-1 ATS so far this season. They are 4-16 on the road, and 20 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 26 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 102-98 loss to the Miami Heat, where they lost against the spread as 3 ½ point home underdogs. The total went OVER the 192 point line set by sportsbook oddsmakers in that game.
The Mavericks are 26-22 SU and 27-20-1 ATS overall this year. They are 13-8 at home, and 21 of their games have gone OVER the line, 26 went UNDER, and 1 was a PUSH. They are coming off of a 127-107 loss to the Golden State Warriors, where they lost against the spread as 17 ½ point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 214 point line set by NBA betting pros in that matchup.
Brooklyn is 9-2 ATS coming off of two days of rest, and 4-1 ATS against Southwest Division teams. They are 11-5 ATS on the road lately, and 2-6-1 ATS after a loss spreadwise. They are 2-7-1 ATS after a SU loss, and 1-5 ATS on Friday night. They are 2-10-1 ATS overall lately, and 2-8-1 ATS against teams with a winning record.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of their last 11 coming off of two days of rest, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 games overall. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 on the road, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 against the Western Conference. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 7 games on Friday night, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 on the road against teams with a winning record at home.
Dallas is 4-0 ATS at home, and 3-0-1 ATS against opponents from the Eastern Conference. They are 4-1 ATS against the Atlantic Division, and 3-1-1 ATS on Friday night. They are 8-3 ATS at home against teams with a losing record on the road, and 12-5 ATS coming off of a loss spreadwise.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 games at home, and OVER in all 5 of their recent matchups against Atlantic Division teams. The total has gone UNDER in 7 of their last 8 on Friday, and UNDER in 12 of their last 16 coming off of one day of rest. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 6 games overall, and UNDER in 8 of their last 11 at home against teams with a losing record on the road.
Between these teams, the Nets are 4-0 ATS when playing in Dallas. The road team is 7-1 ATS, while the underdog is 8-1 ATS in this series.
They last met on December 23, 2015, when the Mavericks won 119-118 in overtime, and the Nets won against the spread as 3 ½ point home underdogs. The total went OVER the 199 ½ point line set by sports betting experts for that game.
For Friday night's matchup, current betting odds list the Mavericks as -9 point home favorites to win. The over/under is set at 199 points. On the moneyline, Dallas is a -475, with Brooklyn listed at +375.