The Dallas Mavericks (-136) travel to Brooklyn to take on the Nets (+112) in a non-conference matchup at the Barclays Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 ET and the game will be televised on TNT.

The Mavericks are 27-23 on the season and currently sit 8th in the Western Conference. The Nets are 20-29 and 11th in the East. Dallas is favored by 2.5 points and the over/under line is 235.5.

DALLAS MAVERICKS VS BROOKLYN NETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Dallas Mavericks -2.5

This game will be played at Barclays Center at 7:30 ET on Tuesday, February 6th.

WHY BET THE DALLAS MAVERICKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-110 in favor of the Mavericks.
  • Our projections have Luka Doncic finishing with Luka Doncic points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Mavericks finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.2% and knocking down 18 threes.

Is a Road Win Possible for the Mavericks?

Today, the Mavericks are favored by 2.5 points against the Nets. This season, Dallas has a record of 19-8 as the favorite and has won their last two games as the favorite. As the favorite, they have an ATS record of 16-11.

In terms of their O/U record, the Mavericks are 26-24 this season. The team has seen the under hit in their last three games and has an average over/under line of 235.5 points, which is the same as today’s line.

Dallas is 8th in the Western Conference with a record of 27-23. In non-conference games, they are 9-5 compared to 18-18 against the West. On the road, the Mavericks are 13-10, and their ATS record on the road is 14-9.

In their last game, the Mavericks beat the 76ers by a score of 118-102. The O/U line for that game was 242.5 points. Dallas covered the spread as 3-point favorites.

So far this season, the Mavericks have been one of the best three-point shooting teams in the NBA. They are second in three-point attempts and makes per game, hitting an average of 15.1 threes per contest. However, their three-point shooting percentage is just 37%, which is 12th in the league.

When it comes to scoring, the Mavericks are 10th in the NBA with an average of 118.2 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 116.3 points per game compared to 119.9 at home.

Overall, the Mavericks are 16th in field goal percentage at 47%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 10th in the NBA at 55%. However, they are just 26th in two-point makes per game.

Facing Brooklyn, the Mavericks aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 118.5 points allowed per game (22nd). The Dallas defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.9% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 48.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Dallas.

Is a Home Win Possible for the Nets?

So far this season, Brooklyn has an O/U record of 25-24 and their games have averaged 229.6 points per game compared to today’s line of 235.5. In their last game against the Warriors, the teams combined for 207 points, which was below the O/U line of 239.

Against the spread, the Nets are 23-24 this season, including a 14-10 record at home. They have failed to cover the spread in their last two home games and are 9-7 ATS as underdogs this season.

Coming into today’s game, the Nets are 20-29 overall and are in 11th place in the Eastern Conference. In non-conference games, they are 6-15 compared to 14-14 against the East.

Brooklyn’s last game was a 109-98 loss to the Warriors. They were 1-point underdogs in that game, giving them an ATS loss. The O/U line for that game was 239 points.

At home this season, the Nets are averaging 114.8 points per game, which is 18th in the NBA. Overall, they are 19th in scoring at 114.3 points per game. Brooklyn has outscored the league average in 44.9% of their games.

So far, the Nets are 25th in two-point field goal percentage (53%). They are also 24th in pace at 97.9 possessions per game. In terms of assists, Brooklyn is 15th in the league with an average of 26.7 per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 6th in both made threes (13.9 per game) and three-point attempts (38.2 per game). However, they are just 15th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%.

Coming into today’s game, the Nets’ defense is giving up an average of 115.3 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Nets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.8% and 37.8% from three-point territory.