|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NBALet's take a look at Wednesday night's matchup between the New York Knicks and the Dallas Mavericks. The game at American Airlines Arena is scheduled to tip off at 8:30 PM ET, and will be televised on FSN and MSG. Currently, the Mavs are favored to win this game at home.
The Knicks are 30-45 SU and 39-36 ATS so far this season. They are 13-25 on the road, and 32 of their games have gone OVER the line, with 42 going UNDER, and 1 being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 99-91 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, where they failed to cover the spread as -5 ½ point road favorites. The total went UNDER the 202 point line set by sports betting companies in that game.
The Mavericks are 36-38 SU and 40-33-1 ATS overall this year. They are 20-17 at home, and 37 of their games have gone OVER the line, with 36 going UNDER, and 1 being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 97-88 win over the Denver Nuggets, where they won against the spread as 2 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 211 ½ point line set by sportsbook oddsmakers in that matchup.
New York is 4-1 ATS on Wednesday night, and 2-5 ATS overall lately. They are 4-10 ATS coming off of one day of rest, and 1-5 ATS against teams from the Southwest Division.
The total has gone UNDER in all 7 of their games coming off of one day of rest, and UNDER in 5 of their last 6 on the road. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 6 games on Wednesday, and UNDER in 13 of their last 16 against Western Conference teams. The total has gone UNDER in 8 of their last 10 after a SU loss, and UNDER in 21 of their lats 28 games overall. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 7 against the Southwest Division, and UNDER in 5 of their last 7 after a loss against the spread.
Dallas is 6-1 ATS against Atlantic Division opponents, and 4-1 ATS coming off of a SU win. They are 4-1 ATS overall lately, and 1-4 ATS against teams with a losing record. They are 1-5 ATS at home recently.
The total has gone OVER in all 4 of their games after one day of rest, and OVER in 6 of their last 7 against the Atlantic Division. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games on Wednesday, and OVER in 7 of their last 9 at home against teams with a losing record on the road. The total has gone OVER in 10 of their last 13 home games, and OVER in 8 of their last 11 coming off of a win spreadwise.
Between these teams, the road team is 4-1 ATS, and the total has gone OVER in 9 of the last 13 games in this series.
They last met on December 7, 2015, when Dallas won 104-97, and won against the spread as -1 point road favorites. The total went OVER the 198 point line set by NBA betting websites in that game.
For Wednesday night's matchup, betting odds list the Mavericks as -6 ½ point home favorites. The over/under is set at 200 points. On the moneyline, the Mavericks are a -280, with the Knicks listed at +240.