Bet Jamaica NBA Preview: Boston Celtics vs. Dallas Mavericks

by Dirty on March 20, 2010

The Boston Celtics and the Dallas Mavericks will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at American Airlines Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Mavericks listed as 4-point favorites versus the Celtics, while the game’s total is sitting at 198½.

Paul Pierce tossed in 26 points in guiding the Celtics to a 94-87 victory over the Rockets on Friday. The Celtics covered the 2.5-point spread, while the teams played UNDER the posted total of 202.5.

Kevin Garnett had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Celtics, and Ray Allen added 19 points in the win.

Dirk Nowitzki poured in 26 points with seven rebounds on Wednesday, as the Mavericks defeated the Bulls 113-106. The Mavericks covered the 14-point spread, while the 219 points made it OVER the posted total of 208.

Caron Butler tossed in a game-high 27 points for the Mavericks. Jose Juan Barea chipped in with 15 points in the win.

Current streak:
Boston has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Boston: 44-24 SU, 28-39-1 ATS
Dallas: 46-22 SU, 28-39-1 ATS

Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Utah are 7-3
After playing Houston are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

Dallas most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing New Orleans are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston’s last 11 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Dallas
Boston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Dallas
Dallas is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games
Dallas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas’s last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas’s last 7 games at home

Next up:
Boston at Utah, Monday, March 22
Dallas at New Orleans, Monday, March 22

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