Dallas Mavericks vs. Toronto Raptors NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 14, 2021

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The Toronto Raptors (27-43) are heavy underdogs (+13.5) as they try to break a five-game losing streak when they visit the Dallas Mavericks (41-29) at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, May 14, 2021 at American Airlines Center. The game airs on BSSW. The matchup has an over/under set at 221.5 points.

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Mavericks vs Raptors Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Mavericks-13.5-110-110221.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Dallas' games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Friday's matchup total (221.5 points) in 32 out of 70 opportunities (45.7% of matchups).
  • In 50% of Toronto's games this season (35 of 70), the total points scored was more than Friday's 221.5-point over/under.
  • The point total for the contest of 221.5 is 2.1 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Mavericks (112.3 points per game) and the Raptors (111.3 points per game).
  • The 221.3 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 0.2 fewer than the 221.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the Mavericks have seen a 222.1 over/under in their games this season, 0.6 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 1.3 points separates the average total points bet in Raptors' games (222.8 points) and this game's over/under (221.5 points).

Mavericks Betting Data

  • Dallas has beat the spread in half of its games this season, going 32-32-1 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 13.5-point favorites, the Mavericks are 2-2 ATS.
  • Dallas has hit the over less than half of the time, in 31 of 65 games (47.7%).

Mavericks Key Players

  • Luka Doncic leads the Mavericks in points and assists. He puts up 28.0 points per game while tacking on 8.6 assists.
  • Kristaps Porzingis paces Dallas with 9.0 rebounds per game.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. is the top three-point shooter for the Mavericks, hitting 3.0 per game.
  • Dallas' steals leader is Josh Richardson, who grabs 1.1 per game. Porzingis leads the team averaging 1.4 blocks an outing.

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Mavericks Last 10 Games

Mavericks Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalMavericks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/12/2021Pelicans125-107 DALYesHome-8.5236.5--Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/11/2021Grizzlies133-104 MEMYesAway-6.5241.5--Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/9/2021Cavaliers124-97 DALYesAway-14.5223.5-1600850Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/7/2021Cavaliers110-90 DALYesHome-20.5200.5-100002500Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/6/2021Nets113-109 DALNoHome+3.5222.5150-185Regular SeasonYesUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
8-25-54-6-0226.7117.5109.2+0.135.8%

Mavericks Injuries

Mavericks:JJ Redick: Out (Heel)

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Raptors Betting Data

  • Toronto has covered the spread in more than half of its outings, going 34-33-1 ATS.
  • The Raptors have fared well as a 13.5-point underdog, going 2-1 against the spread when they are at least 13.5-point underdogs.
  • Toronto has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 44.1% of matchups this season (30 out of 68 contests).

Raptors Key Players

  • Pascal Siakam averages 21.4 points and 7.2 rebounds per game for the Raptors, enough to make him the top scorer and rebounder on the squad.
  • Kyle Lowry's assist statline paces Toronto; he dishes out 7.3 assists per game.
  • Fred VanVleet is dependable from three-point range and leads the Raptors with 3.3 made threes per game.
  • VanVleet (1.7 steals per game) is the steal leader for Toronto while Chris Boucher (1.9 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Raptors Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalRaptors MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/13/2021Bulls114-102 CHINoAway+16.5220.51300-3000Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/11/2021Clippers115-96 LACNoHome+18.5210.53300-10000Regular SeasonNoOver
5/8/2021Grizzlies109-99 MEMNoHome+5.5204.5310-400Regular SeasonNoOver
5/6/2021Wizards131-129 WASYesHome-4.5222.5-300240Regular SeasonNoOver
5/4/2021Clippers105-100 LACNoAway+4.5208.5155-190Regular SeasonNoUnder
Raptors Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
2-84-64-6-0220.2107.5112.7-538%

Raptors Injuries

Raptors:Paul Watson: Out (Knee),Pascal Siakam: Out (Shoulder),Kyle Lowry: Out (Rest),Rodney Hood: Out (Hand),OG Anunoby: Out (Injury Management),Fred VanVleet: Out (Injury Management),Yuta Watanabe: Day To Day (Ankle)

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