Dallas Mavericks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 7, 2021

The Cleveland Cavaliers (21-45) will look to end an eight-game losing streak when they visit the Dallas Mavericks (38-28) on Friday, May 7, 2021 at American Airlines Center as big, 10.5-point underdogs. The contest airs at 8:30 PM ET on BSSW. The matchup’s point total is set at 220.5.

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Mavericks vs Cavaliers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Mavericks -10.5 -110 -110 220.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Dallas’ games this season have gone over the point total for Friday’s matchup point total (220.5 points) in 50% of opportunities (33 out of 66 matchups).
  • In 31 out of Cleveland’s 66 games this year (47%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Friday’s matchup.
  • The Mavericks average 112.1 points per game against the Cavaliers’ 104.1, totaling 4.3 points under the game’s total of 220.5.
  • This matchup’s point total is 1.7 fewer points than the 222.2 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Mavericks have seen a 222.1 over/under in their games this season, 1.6 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 4.2 points more than the average over/under in Cavaliers’ games this season (216.3 points).

Mavericks Betting Data

  • Dallas’ record against the spread this season is tied 30-30-1.
  • When they play as at least 10.5-point favorites, the Mavericks have a winning ATS record of 3-2.
  • Dallas usually hits the over, breaking the point total in 31 of 61 games (50.8%).

Mavericks Key Players

  • The Mavericks points and assists leader is Luka Doncic. He racks up 28.5 points per game and dishes out 8.9 assists.
  • Kristaps Porzingis paces Dallas with 9.1 rebounds per game.
  • Doncic connects on 3.0 threes per game to lead the Mavericks.
  • Dallas’ steals leader is Josh Richardson, who averages 1.0 per game. Porzingis leads the team averaging 1.4 blocks an outing.

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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
5/6/2021 Nets 113-109 DAL No Home +3.5 222.5 150 -185 Regular Season Yes 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
Mavericks Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 6-4 5-5-0 226.6 116.8 109.8 +0.3 36.6%

Mavericks Injuries

Mavericks:

Tyrell Terry: Out (Personal),

Kristaps Porzingis: Out (Knee),

Maxi Kleber: Out (Achilles)

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Cavaliers Betting Data

  • Cleveland has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 24-37 ATS.
  • When they are at least 10.5-point underdogs, the Cavaliers have not fared well, going 0-1 against the spread.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their games this year — 27 of 61 (44.3%).

Cavaliers Key Players

  • Collin Sexton scores 24.3 points per game to be the top scorer for the Cavaliers.
  • The Cleveland leaders in rebounding and assists are Jarrett Allen with 10.0 rebounds per game (he also adds 13.1 points and 1.7 assists per game) and Darius Garland with 6.2 assists per game (he also tacks on 17.7 points and 2.4 rebounds per game).
  • Kevin Love makes 2.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Cavaliers.
  • Cleveland’s leader in steals is Larry Nance Jr. with 1.7 per game, and its leader in blocks is Allen with 1.5 per game.

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Cavaliers Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Cavaliers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/5/2021 Trail Blazers 141-105 POR No Home +23.5 239.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
5/4/2021 Suns 134-118 PHO No Home +6.5 226.5 300 -400 Regular Season No Over
5/1/2021 Heat 124-107 MIA No Home +13.5 234.5 1050 -2500 Regular Season No Under
4/30/2021 Wizards 122-93 WAS No Home +23.5 214.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
4/28/2021 Magic 109-104 ORL No Home +8.5 201.5 400 -550 Regular Season Yes Over
Cavaliers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
1-9 2-8 6-4-0 224.4 106.1 118.3 -1.8 38.9%

Cavaliers Injuries

Cavaliers:

Darius Garland: Out (Ankle),

Lamar Stevens: Day To Day (Concussion),

Dylan Windler: Out For Season (Knee),

Matthew Dellavedova: Out For Season (Neck),

Larry Nance Jr.: Out (Thumb),

Taurean Prince: Out For Season (Ankle)

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