New York Knicks vs Dallas Mavericks Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 9

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 09, 2022, 5:15 PM
  • The Mavericks (35-24) are -8.5 favorites vs. the Knicks (25-34)
  • Total (Over/Under): 214.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 8:30pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSSW & MSG

The New York Knicks visit American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:30pm EST in Dallas.

The Mavericks are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -8.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Knicks are 29-36 against the spread, while the Mavericks are 36-27 against the spread.

The Knicks vs Mavericks Over/Under is 214.5 total points for the game.


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Knicks vs. Mavericks Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
New York Knicks+8.5 -110O 214.5 -110290
Dallas Mavericks -8.5 -110U 214.5 -110-375

Against the spread this NBA season, the Knicks have gone:

  • 29-36 against the Spread (-10.55 Units / -14.77% ROI)
  • 27-38 against the Moneyline (-29.85 Units / -25.92% ROI)
  • 33-31 against the Over for game total points (-1.1 Units / -1.54% ROI)
  • 31-33 against the Under for game total points (-5.3 Units / -7.41% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 2Q Spread in 21 of their last 33 away games (+11.12 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 32 of their last 52 games (+9.90 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the Game Total Over in 13 of their last 17 games (+9.70 Units / 52% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 23 of their last 36 games (+8.64 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 1H Spread in 18 of their last 28 away games (+8.17 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only covered the Moneyline in 25 of their last 63 games (-31.85 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 52 games (-15.39 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only covered the Spread in 25 of their last 60 games (-13.45 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 19 of their last 48 games (-12.91 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 25 of their last 64 games (-12.45 Units / -18% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Mavericks have gone:

  • 36-27 against the Spread (+6.35 Units / 8.89% ROI)
  • 40-25 against the Moneyline (+2.4 Units / 1.87% ROI)
  • 23-40 against the Over for game total points (-21 Units / -29.37% ROI)
  • 40-23 against the Under for game total points (+14.7 Units / 20.56% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 43 of their last 65 games (+21.99 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the Game Total Under in 40 of their last 65 games (+14.70 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the 1Q Spread in 37 of their last 60 games (+14.08 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the Spread in 26 of their last 40 games (+12.85 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 29 games at home (+12.30 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 19 of their last 65 games (-28.05 Units / -39% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only covered the Game Total Over in 23 of their last 65 games (-21.00 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 20 of their last 56 games (-17.25 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 27 of their last 61 games (-17.06 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 15 of their last 40 games (-11.82 Units / -26% ROI)

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New York Knicks: Keys to the Game vs. the Dallas Mavericks

The Knicks are 1-16 (.059) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

The Knicks are 10-3 (.769) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

The Knicks are 11-27 (.289) when allowing 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

The Knicks are 3-24 (.111) when allowing 110 or more points this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .274

Dallas Mavericks: Keys to the Game vs. the New York Knicks

The Mavericks are 50-11 (.820) when scoring 110 or more points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .697

The Mavericks are 43-3 (.935) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .775

The Mavericks were 18-7 (.720) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

The Mavericks were 22-1 (.957) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .782

Injury Report: Mavericks vs. Knicks - Wednesday's Game, Mar. 09

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (Mavericks): The Mavericks announced that Hardaway Jr. suffered a fracture in his left foot.
  • Frank Ntilikina (Mavericks): Ntilikina is out for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game against New York.
  • Jalen Brunson (Mavericks): Brunson is questionable for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game against New York.
  • Theo Pinson (Mavericks): Pinson hasn't played since Dec. 8 against Detroit. There's no timetable set for his return.
  • Marquese Chriss (Mavericks): Chriss hasn't played since Feb. 10 against the Clippers. No timetable for his return has been announced.
  • Obi Toppin (Knicks): Toppin is out for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game against Dallas.
  • Nerlens Noel (Knicks): Noel is out for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game against Dallas.
  • Mitchell Robinson (Knicks): Robinson is questionable for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game against Dallas.
  • Quentin Grimes (Knicks): The Knicks announced that Grimes will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
  • Derrick Rose (Knicks): The Knicks announced that Rose had a minor procedure on his right ankle. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Cam Reddish (Knicks): Reddish is out for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game against Dallas.

New York Knicks Offensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks averaged 9.6 assists per game (693 assists/72 games) in the second half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 11.8

The Knicks averaged 21.4 assists per game (1,541 assists/72 games) last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.7

The Knicks averaged 50.9 points per game (3,667 points/72 games) in the second half last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 54.8

The Knicks have averaged 5.8 turnovers per game (263 turnovers/45 games) in the second half this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

Dallas Mavericks Offensive Stats & Trends

The Mavericks averaged 11.4 turnovers per game (823 turnovers/72 games) last season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Mavericks have averaged 11.5 turnovers per game (1,346 turnovers/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Mavericks have averaged 5.7 turnovers per game (257 turnovers/45 games) in the second half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

The Mavericks have averaged 11.6 turnovers per game (523 turnovers/45 games) this season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

New York Knicks Defensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks have averaged 6.8 steals per game (305 steals/45 games) this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Knicks averaged 35.5 defensive rebounds per game (2,554 rebounds/72 games) last season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Knicks have blocked 225 shots this season — tied for 9th most among NBA teams

The Knicks have averaged 6.9 steals per game (396 steals/57 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

Dallas Mavericks Defensive Stats & Trends

The Mavericks averaged 6.2 steals per game (450 steals/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.5

The Mavericks have averaged 3.8 blocks per game (173 blocks/45 games) this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Mavericks have averaged 4.1 blocks per game (484 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Mavericks have averaged 6.7 steals per game (397 steals/59 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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