Brooklyn Nets vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 6, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2:31 PM

The Brooklyn Nets (43-23) are favored (-4) to end a three-game losing streak when they visit the Dallas Mavericks (37-28) at 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at American Airlines Center. The contest airs on TNT. The matchup has an over/under set at 233.5 points.

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Nets vs Mavericks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nets -4 -115 -105 233.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Brooklyn's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday's matchup over/under (233.5 points) in 30 out of 66 opportunities (45.5% of matchups).
  • 20 Dallas games this year (30.8% of its matchups) finished with a final score higher than Thursday's total of 233.5 points.
  • The Nets average 118.7 points per game against the Mavericks' 112.1, amounting to 2.7 points under the game's total of 233.5.
  • This matchup's point total is 9.0 fewer points than the 224.5 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • This season the average total for Nets games is 233.2 points, 0.3 fewer than the over/under of 233.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 11.4 points separates this matchup's over/under (233.5 points) and the average total points bet in Mavericks' games (222.1 points) this season.

Nets Betting Data

  • Brooklyn has failed to beat the spread more often than not this year, going 30-31.
  • The Nets have not fared well as a 4-point favorite, going 13-23 against the spread when favored by at least 4 points.
  • Brooklyn has gone over the point total the majority of the time, in 36 of 61 games (59%).

Nets Key Players

  • James Harden leads the Nets in assists and rebounds. He averages 10.9 assists and 8.0 rebounds per game.
  • Brooklyn's scoring leader is Kevin Durant, who racks up 28.3 points per game.
  • Joe Harris is the top three-point shooter for the Nets, connecting on 3.1 per game.
  • Kyrie Irving leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Nicolas Claxton collects 1.2 blocks a game to pace Brooklyn.

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Nets Last 10 Games

Nets Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Nets Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/4/2021 Bucks 124-118 MIL No Away +4.5 237.5 200 -250 Regular Season No Over
5/2/2021 Bucks 117-114 MIL No Away +1.5 235.5 120 -145 Regular Season No Under
4/30/2021 Trail Blazers 128-109 POR No Home +4.5 232.5 195 -250 Regular Season No Over
4/29/2021 Pacers 130-113 BKN Yes Away -16.5 246.5 -3000 1200 Regular Season Yes Under
4/27/2021 Raptors 116-103 BKN Yes Away -5.5 223.5 -500 375 Regular Season Yes Under
Nets Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
5-5 3-7 4-6-0 232.8 116.8 116 -2.2 37.7%

Nets Injuries

Nets: Chris Chiozza: Out (Hand), James Harden: Out (Hamstring), Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL)

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Mavericks Betting Data

  • Dallas has covered the spread in fewer than half of its games, going 29-30-1 ATS.
  • When they are at least 4-point underdogs, the Mavericks have a record ATS of 11-11-1.
  • Dallas has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 51.7% of matchups this year (31 out of 60 contests).

Mavericks Key Players

  • Luka Doncic scores 28.5 points and adds 8.9 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Mavericks' leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Kristaps Porzingis is at the top of the Dallas rebounding leaderboard with 9.1 rebounds per game. He also notches 20.2 points and tacks on 1.6 assists per game.
  • Doncic is consistent from deep and leads the Mavericks with 3.0 made threes per game.
  • Doncic (1.0 steal per game) is the steal leader for Dallas while Porzingis (1.4 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Mavericks Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Mavericks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/4/2021 Heat 127-113 DAL Yes Away -7.5 220.5 -500 375 Regular Season Yes Over
5/2/2021 Kings 111-99 SAC Yes Home -5.5 214.5 - - Regular Season No Under
5/1/2021 Wizards 125-124 DAL Yes Home -5.5 247.5 -275 220 Regular Season No Over
4/29/2021 Pistons 115-105 DAL Yes Away -3.5 218.5 - - Regular Season Yes Over
4/27/2021 Warriors 133-103 DAL Yes Away -34.5 221.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season No Over
Mavericks Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 5-5 6-4-0 227.2 116.2 111 +0.3 37.5%

Mavericks Injuries

Mavericks: Tyrell Terry: Out (Personal), Kristaps Porzingis: Out (Knee), Maxi Kleber: Out (Achilles)

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