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NBA Betting: Mavericks vs. Nets Betting Info, Game Odds and Picks (February 27, 2021)

NBA Betting: Dallas Mavericks vs. Brooklyn Nets

At the onset of the season, Dallas was the biggest disappointment in NBA betting.   Futures betting activity on the Mavericks was hot and heavy.  Cause by their breakout in the 2020 NBA Playoffs.  But after a terrible two months, the Mavericks are climbing out of the hole.  Most sharps considered Dallas better than their records.  In like manner, the Nets are one of the hottest teams on the board.  Brooklyn is trying to maintain production even as Kevin Durant is sidelined. Durant’s hamstring will keep him out until March.  James Harden and Kyrie Irving remain on duty.

Dallas Mavericks vs. Brooklyn Nets Betting Information

Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
TV Coverage: ABC

Dallas Mavericks vs. Brooklyn Nets Betting Odds

Mavericks +1 (-110) 233½ (-110) -103
Nets -1 (-110) 233½ (-110) -117
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Dallas Mavericks at Brooklyn Nets CashBet Wagering Analysis

On this occasion, we are treated to three of the biggest stars in the game.  Gambling interest and online sportsbook handle will be intense. Durant’s absence will draw extra shoppers to the Mavericks.  But home court will keep plenty of bettors in the Brooklyn fold.  Live betting is going to draw one of the most enormous handles of the season.  Dallas guard Luka Doncic counters Irving and Harden in the eyes of many.  Sharps have waited all year for the Mavericks to get going.  Of major concern is the Nets defense. Eventually, teams will sneak through their back door.

Nothing but Nets for Brooklyn at the Payout Window

Late on, the Nets have covered seven of their last eight betting on NBA matchups.  Brooklyn has gone over the total in four of their previous six contests.  Brooklyn is 21-12 straight up, 17-16 against the spread, and 23-10 over the total.  Overall, the Nets rank first in the NBA for scoring but 28th for points allowed.  Brooklyn is neck and neck with Philadelphia in the Atlantic Division.

Forward Kevin Durant leaves a massive hole in the lineup.  To illustrate, he led the Nets with 29.0 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 5.3 assists per game.  Guard Kyrie Irving adds 27.4 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 5.8 assists per game.  He has scored 21 or more points in five straight games.  Meanwhile, guard James Harden brings 25.2 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 11.6 assists per outing.  Harden has scored 23 or more points in five consecutive tilts.

Mavericks Making Their Move After Bad Start

Dallas has covered three of their last four pro basketball betting matchups.  Seven of the Mavericks’ previous nine tilts went over the total.  As a result, Dallas is 15-15 straight up, 13-17 against the spread, and 15-15 over and under. NBA metrics have the Mavericks ranked 17th for scoring offense and 23rd for points allowed.  Second place in the Southwest Division goes to the Mavs.

Of course, Luka Doncic leads Dallas with 28.9 points, ten rebounds, and eight assists per game.  Doncic has scored at least 21 points in 16 consecutive games.  Also, center Kristaps Porzingis adds 20.5 points and 8.2 rebounds per game.  He has scored 15 or more points in five straight contests.  Forward Tim Hardaway Jr. contributes 17 points per game.  Hardaway has scored in double digits in his last three outings.

Dallas Mavericks at Brooklyn Nets Against the Spread

On the whole, the Nets have covered six of their last ten basketball betting matchups with Dallas.  Five of the previous six in this series went over the total.  Specifically, at Brooklyn, the Nets have covered three of their last four against the Mavericks.  Three of those four games went over the total.

Dallas Mavericks at Brooklyn Nets CashBet Free Pick  

In this situation, we have irony.  Brooklyn will get an NBA gambling price break without Durant.  Too many casual gamblers will pass on the Nets because of his absence.  Further, the Nets are one of the hottest teams in the Association.  As mentioned earlier, they have the board edge in this series.

Mavericks at Nets CashBet Best Bet: 

Brooklyn Nets


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