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Mavericks Odds: How to bet tonight’s game against the Blazers

As long as the Mavericks don’t snatch a loss from the jaws of victory, this should be an easy win

NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Portland Trail Blazers Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

After taking care of business against the lowly Trailblazers on the road, the Mavericks are hoping for a similar result at home. The Blazers are a mess and prioritizing the development of their young core over winning basketball games. This should be an easy win but anything is possible in the National Basketball Association.

Game Details

Fixture: Dallas Mavericks vs Portland Trail Blazers| NBA 2023-2024

Date and Time: Friday, January 5th 2024; 7:30 PM CST

Venue: American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX

Outcome Odds

  • Spread: Mavericks -10.5 (-110)
  • O/U 238.5
  • Mavs ML: -550

I am probably staying away. I’d wager an irresponsible amount of money on us winning but don’t feel comfortable taking a double-digit spread. We’ve seen Luka and the team get lazy in games where the result has already been determined. The Blazers could ultimately cover while never truly being in a position to win the game. I’d focus my attention on player props.

Odds up to date as of 10:15 AM CST from DraftKings

Player Props

  • Luka Doncic over 3.5 three-pointers made (-140)
  • Kyrie Irving over 24.5 Points (-115)
  • Anfernee Simons over 24.5 Points (-115)

Simons can get anywhere he wants against Dallas. In truth, he can usually get to his spots against anyone. He should feast but his teammates could struggle to keep pace against us. Against inferior teams, Luka tends to settle for 3s. He should easily hit this over. As far as Kyrie, he played well the last game and there’s no reason to think he won’t be able to duplicate the success he had.

Play of the Day

  • Luka Doncic over 54.5 Pts/Rebs/Asst (-115)

You knew this was coming. Vegas knows this was coming. My mother, who hates gambling, knows this was coming. Go Mavs!