At 8:30 ET, the Dallas Mavericks (-1142) will host the Washington Wizards (+715) in a non-conference matchup. The Mavericks are favored by 14.5 points and have won four straight games. The Wizards, who have lost six in a row, are 14th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 9-43.

This game will be played at the American Airlines Center in Dallas and can be seen on BSSW. The over/under line for this game is 248.5 points.


The Pick: Dallas Mavericks -14.5

This game will be played at American Airlines Center at 8:30 ET on Monday, February 12th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 147-112 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 47.3% and knocking down 18 threes.

Will Washington Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

Washington comes into today’s game as 14.5-point underdogs, and they are 9-40 as the underdog this season. As the underdog, they have gone 6-24 ATS on the road, and their straight-up road record is 17-9 ATS.

On average, the Wizards have been outscored by 9.2 points per game as the underdog. Today’s O/U line of 248.5 is higher than 45 of their games this season. They have a 24-28 O/U record for the season.

In their last game against the 76ers, the Wizards lost 119-113 as 5.5-point underdogs. The O/U line for that game was 243.5, and Washington’s ATS record for the season is 24-27.

Washington is currently 14th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 9-43. In non-conference games, they are 3-12 compared to 6-31 against the East. On average, their games have seen 238.7 points scored.

Overall, the Wizards have lost six straight games, and they are 0-3 as the favorite this season. Their ATS losing streak as the favorite is also at three games.

This season, the Wizards are averaging 114.8 points per game, which is 17th in the NBA. On the road, they are scoring 115.3 points per game compared to 114.2 at home.

Washington leads the league in pace at 102.4 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are shooting 47% which is 15th in the NBA.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Wizards are 19th in made threes per game at 12.1. Overall, they have hit 35% of their attempts from beyond the arc.

Facing Dallas, the Wizards aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 123.9 points allowed per game (30th). Inside the arc, the Wizards defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 56.8% and 37.0% from three-point territory.

Will the Mavericks Make it Happen at Home?

The Mavericks are looking to extend their winning streak to five games today against the Wizards. In their last game, Dallas defeated the Thunder by a score of 146-111. The O/U line for that game was 238.5 points.

This season, the Mavericks have an O/U record of 28-25, and the over has hit in their last two games. Today’s O/U line is set at 248.5 points, which is higher than their season average of 236.8.

Dallas has been the favorite in 29 of their 53 games this season and has a record of 21-8 in those games. As the favorite, they have gone 18-11 against the spread, and their ATS record at home is 12-16.

The Mavericks’ win over the Thunder improved their overall record to 30-23, which is currently 8th in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 19-18 and 7-5 against teams in the Southwest Division.

This season, the Mavericks are one of the top three-point shooting teams in the league, averaging 15.2 made threes per game (2nd). They are also 2nd in three-point attempts at 40.6 per game. From beyond the arc, Dallas is shooting 37% (10th).

At home, the Mavericks are averaging 120.8 points per game (8th). Overall, they have scored 118.8 points per game (7th). In terms of field goal percentage, Dallas is 13th in the NBA at 47%. In terms of pace, they are 12th at 99.5 possessions per game.

When it comes to free throws, the Mavericks are 8th in attempts at 23.7 per game. In terms of offensive rebounds, they are 23rd in the league. In terms of assists, Dallas is 22nd at 25.5 per game.

At present, the Mavericks’ defense is ranked 21st, allowing 117.9 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, Mavericks are causing 11.9 turnovers per game, ranking 6th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 26th in rejections, averaging 4.2 blocked shots each game.