NBA Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. Dallas Mavericks

by Dirty on March 29, 2010

The Denver Nuggets and the Dallas Mavericks will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at American Airlines Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Mavericks listed as 5-point favorites versus the Nuggets, while the game’s total is sitting at 210.

The Nuggets lost to Orlando 103-97 as a 6-point underdog on Sunday. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (208.5).

Carmelo Anthony led Denver with 26 points and eight rebounds, while Chauncey Billups netted 18 points.

Rodrigue Beaubois poured in a game-high 40 points as the Mavericks defeated the Warriors 111-90 on Saturday. The Mavericks covered the 3-point spread, while the combined score went UNDER the night’s posted total of 234.5.

Shawn Marion poured in 18 points and grabbed four rebounds in that win.

Team records:
Denver: 48-26 SU, 31-37-6 ATS
Dallas: 48-25 SU, 29-42-2 ATS

Denver most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Portland are 7-3
After playing Orlando are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Dallas most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Memphis are 8-2
After playing Golden State are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Denver’s last 7 games
Denver is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 6 games when playing Dallas
Denver is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Dallas is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’s last 6 games when playing Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas’s last 5 games
Dallas is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games

Next up:
Denver home to Portland, Thursday, April 1
Dallas at Memphis, Wednesday, March 31

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