At 7:00 ET, the Philadelphia 76ers (-101) will host the Dallas Mavericks (-120) in a non-conference matchup. The over/under line for the game is currently at 242.5 points.
Philadelphia is currently 30-18 and sits in 5th place in the Eastern Conference. Dallas is 26-23 and is in 8th place in the Western Conference. The Mavericks are favored by 1.5 points and have lost their last two games.
DALLAS MAVERICKS VS PHILADELPHIA 76ERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Philadelphia 76ers +1.5
This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Monday, February 5th.
WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-108 in favor of the 76ers.
- Our projections have Tyrese Maxey finishing with Tyrese Maxey points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.1% and knocking down 9 threes.
Can the Mavericks Lock in a Road Win?
Dallas is favored by 1.5 points on the road today and has gone 15-11 ATS as the favorite this season. As the favorite, the Mavericks are 18-8 straight-up and have a scoring differential of +5.3 points per game. Their ATS losing streak is at three games.
The Mavericks’ O/U record for the season is 26-23, and their last two games have gone under the betting line. On average, their games have finished with 237.1 points per game, and today’s O/U line is set at 242.5.
In their last game, the Mavericks lost to the Bucks by a score of 129-117. The O/U line for that game was 248 points. Dallas was a 4-point underdog in that game, giving them an ATS loss.
Currently, the Mavericks are 8th in the Western Conference with a record of 26-23. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 18-18 compared to 8-5 in non-conference games.
For the season, Dallas is 24-25 ATS, including a road ATS record of 13-9. On the road, the Mavericks are 12-10 straight-up and have an average scoring differential of -3.7 points per game.
When it comes to scoring, the Mavericks are 9th in the league, averaging 118.2 points per game. However, on the road, they are scoring slightly less at 116.2 points per game (12th).
So far this season, the Mavericks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 55.1% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 11th in the league at 99.7 possessions per game.
When it comes to three-point shooting, the Mavericks are one of the best in the league. They are 2nd in both three-point attempts (40.5) and makes (15) per game. Overall, they are 12th in three-point shooting percentage at 37%.
Coming into today’s game, the Mavericks’ defense is giving up an average of 118.8 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Mavericks’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 56.6% and allowing 37.1% from beyond the arc.
Can the 76ers Pull the Upset at Home?
In their most recent game, the 76ers lost to the Nets by a score of 136-121. The O/U line for that game was 231.5 points. Philly was favored by 2 points going into the game, and the loss dropped their overall record to 30-18.
This season, the 76ers have an O/U record of 29-19, and the over has hit in their last two games. Today’s O/U line is set at 242.5, which is higher than 45 of their previous games.
Against the spread, the 76ers are 30-18 this season, and they have failed to cover in their last two home games. As the underdog, they are 6-6 ATS compared to 3-9 straight-up.
So far, the average combined scoring total in 76ers games is 232.4 points, and their games have averaged an O/U line of 230.4 points.
In the Eastern Conference standings, the 76ers are currently in 5th place with a record of 30-18. Against the East, they are 19-12 compared to 11-6 in non-conference games.
So far this season, the 76ers have been one of the most aggressive teams in terms of getting to the free-throw line. They lead the league in both free throws made and attempted per game. At home, they are averaging 22.8 made free throws per game.
When it comes to scoring, Philadelphia is 6th in the NBA at 119.1 points per game. In their last two games, they have outscored their season average. At home, they are averaging 121 points per game compared to 117.2 on the road.
Overall, the 76ers are 14th in field goal percentage and 12th in true shooting percentage. They are also one of the top teams in terms of pace, ranking 16th in the league at 98.6 possessions per game.
At this time, the 76ers’ defense is positioned 14th in the NBA, permitting 113.3 points per game. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the 76ers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.9% while allowing 34.4% from downtown.