NBA Preview: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks

by Dirty on February 22, 2012

Betting on Dallas Mavericks Basketball The Los Angeles Lakers and the Dallas Mavericks will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at American Airlines Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Mavericks listed as 4½-point favorites versus the Lakers, while the game’s total is sitting at 180.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 103-92 result against the Trail Blazers on February 20. The Lakers covered in that game as a 4-point favorite, while the 195 combined points took the game OVER the total.

The Mavericks were an 89-73 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Celtics. They covered the 9.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (162) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Los Angeles:
Team record: 19-13 SU, 15-17 ATS

LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 6 games when playing Dallas

When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After playing Portland are 9-1
After a win are 4-6

Dallas:
Team record: 21-12 SU, 20-13 ATS

is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games at home
is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games

When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 6-4
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Next up:
LA Lakers at Oklahoma City, Thursday, February 23
Dallas home to New Jersey, Tuesday, February 28

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