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Dallas Mavericks vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for April 8, 2021

The Dallas Mavericks (28-22) host the Milwaukee Bucks (32-18) at American Airlines Center on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 9:00 PM ET on BSSW. There is no line set for the matchup. The point total in the matchup is set at 238.5.

BetMGM NBA Betting Odds

Mavericks vs Bucks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
238.5 195 -250

Point Total Insights

  • Dallas and its opponents have gone over Thursday’s 238.5 total in 11 out of 50 games (22%) this season.
  • 23 Milwaukee games this year (46% of its matchups) ended with a final score greater than Thursday’s point total of 238.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 230.7 points per game, 7.8 points fewer than the over/under of 238.5 for this matchup.
  • This game’s point total is 15.9 fewer points than the 222.6 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • This season the average total for Mavericks games is 221 points, 17.5 fewer than the over/under of 238.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 6.2 points more than the average over/under in Bucks’ games this season (232.3 points).

Mavericks Betting Data

  • Dallas covered the spread more often than not this season, going 23-21-1 against the spread.
  • Dallas and its opponents have hit the over in only 48.9% of games (22 out of 45 matchups).

Mavericks Key Players

  • The Mavericks points and assists leader is Luka Doncic. He racks up 28.5 points per game and dishes out 8.7 assists.
  • Dallas’ rebounding leader is Kristaps Porzingis, who pulls down 9.0 per game.
  • Doncic connects on 3.0 threes per game to lead the Mavericks.
  • Dallas’ steals leader is Doncic, who grabs 1.0 per game. Porzingis leads the team averaging 1.6 blocks an outing.

Mavericks Last 10 Games

Mavericks Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Mavericks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
4/7/2021 Rockets 102-93 HOU Yes Away -2.5 198.5 -150 125 Regular Season No Under
4/5/2021 Jazz 111-103 DAL Yes Home -1.5 205.5 -115 -105 Regular Season Yes Over
4/3/2021 Wizards 109-87 DAL Yes Away -10.5 204.5 -700 500 Regular Season Yes Under
4/2/2021 Knicks 99-86 DAL Yes Away -9.5 183.5 -10000 1900 Regular Season Yes Over
3/31/2021 Celtics 113-108 DAL No Away +1 224.5 -105 -115 Regular Season Yes Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 7-3 4-6-0 212.2 110.9 101.3 +3.8 30.9%

Mavericks Injuries

Mavericks:

Tyrell Terry: Out (Personal),

Maxi Kleber: Out (Leg),

Trey Burke: Out (Calf),

JJ Redick: Out (Heel),

Willie Cauley-Stein: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Bucks Betting Data

  • Milwaukee has covered the spread in less than half of its outings, going 22-28 ATS.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season — 31 of 50 (62%).

Bucks Key Players

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo has the top spot on the Bucks leaderboards for scoring (28.8 per game), rebounds (11.4 per game), and assists (6.2 per game).
  • Khris Middleton knocks down 2.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Bucks.
  • Jrue Holiday (1.8 steals per game) is the steal leader for Milwaukee while Brook Lopez (1.4 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Bucks Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Bucks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
4/6/2021 Warriors 122-121 GS No Away +1.5 222.5 110 -135 Regular Season Yes Over
4/3/2021 Kings 129-128 MIL Yes Away -2.5 251.5 -250 200 Regular Season No Over
4/2/2021 Trail Blazers 127-109 MIL Yes Away -3.5 234.5 -175 145 Regular Season Yes Over
3/31/2021 Lakers 112-97 MIL Yes Away -8.5 222.5 -375 300 Regular Season Yes Under
3/29/2021 Clippers 129-105 LAC No Away +2.5 231.5 115 -140 Regular Season No Over
Bucks Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 4-6 8-2-0 233.9 118.5 115.4 +3.8 38.4%

Bucks Injuries

Bucks:

P.J. Tucker: Out (Calf),

Giannis Antetokounmpo: Day To Day (Knee)

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