The Dallas Mavericks are favored by 11 points over the San Antonio Spurs in tonight’s Southwest Division matchup. The over/under line is set at 240 points, and the game will tip off at 8:30 ET at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.

Dallas is currently on a five-game win streak and sits seventh in the Western Conference at 31-23. San Antonio is 15th in the West at 11-43.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS VS DALLAS MAVERICKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Dallas Mavericks -11

This game will be played at American Airlines Center at 8:30 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE DALLAS MAVERICKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 156-118 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 48.3% and knocking down 18 threes.

Can the San Antonio Offense Score Enough on the Road?

The Spurs are 11-43 on the season and are currently in 15th place in the Western Conference. In the Southwest Division, they are in 5th place.

San Antonio has been the underdog in all but five of their games this season. As the underdog, they have a scoring differential of -10.7 points per game. Today, they are 11-point underdogs.

In terms of their ATS record, the Spurs are 25-29 for the season. On the road, they are 13-15 ATS, compared to 12-14 ATS at home.

The Spurs have hit the under in their last two games, and today’s O/U line of 240 is higher than 10 of their previous games. On average, their games have scored 232.7 points.

In their last game, the Spurs defeated the Raptors by a score of 122-99. They were 5.5-point underdogs going into the game. The combined scoring total of 221 was below the O/U line of 236.

This season, the Spurs have been one of the best passing teams in the NBA, ranking 2nd in assists at 29.3 per game. However, they have struggled to score efficiently, shooting just 46% from the field (27th). In terms of three-point shooting, they are 30th in the league at 34%.

On average, the Spurs are scoring 112.2 points per game (24th), but they have been slightly better at home (114.5) compared to on the road (110.0). In terms of pace, San Antonio is 5th in the league at 101.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Spurs are 29th in free throw attempts at 20.2 per game. In terms of offensive rebounding, they are 18th in the NBA.

Coming into today’s game, the Spurs’ defense is giving up an average of 120.5 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Spurs defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.8% while allowing 38.4% from downtown.

Is a Home Win Possible for Dallas?

The Mavericks are currently on a five-game winning streak and are favored by 11 points today against the Spurs. In the Western Conference, the Mavericks are in 7th place with a record of 31-23.

Dallas’ ATS record for the season is 28-26, and they have gone 12-17 ATS at home. Today’s O/U line of 240 is higher than 38 of their previous games, and their O/U record for the season is 28-26.

In their most recent game, the Mavericks defeated the Wizards by a score of 112-104. The O/U line for that game was 247.5, and Dallas was favored by 11.5 points going into the game.

On average, the Mavericks’ games have finished with 236.4 points this season. In their last two games, the combined scoring has been 216 points.

Overall, the Mavericks are 19-18 against Western Conference teams and 12-5 in non-conference play. Against the spread, they are 16-9 on the road and 12-17 at home.

At home, the Mavericks are averaging 120.5 points per game, which is 8th in the NBA. Overall, they are 8th in scoring at 118.7 points per game. Dallas is 11th in pace at 99.7 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Mavericks are one of the best teams in the league. They are 2nd in both three-point attempts and makes. However, they are just 12th in three-point shooting percentage at 37%.

Overall, Dallas is 13th in field goal percentage at 47%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 8th in the league at 56%. In terms of free throws, the Mavericks are 15th in makes and 8th in attempts.

On defense, the Mavericks are ranked 21st in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 63.0% of their games. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Mavericks defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.8% while allowing 36.6% from downtown.