NBA PLAYOFFS: DALLAS MAVERICKS VS UTAH JAZZ ODDS AND PICKS
The Utah Jazz (49-33) are looking at a change of environment to boost their chances as they host the Dallas Mavericks (52-30) in Game 3 of their Western Conference first round playoff series at the Vivint Arena in Utah on Thursday. In today’s game, the Jazz are 7-point favorites against the Mavericks. See more predictions in the Dallas Mavericks vs Utah Jazz odds and picks in FBR’s NBA Predictions series.
BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Mavericks +7 (-110)
- Mavericks vs Jazz Over/Under: 210.5 points
The Mavericks (48-34-2 ATS) were 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games and 5-1 SU in their last six matches. The total has gone OVER in seven of Dallas’ last nine games, even as the Mavericks are 13-3-1 ATS in their last 17 matches against an opponent in the Western Conference.
The Jazz (34-47-3 ATS) went 11-1 SU in their last 12 contests when playing at home against the Mavericks and are 10-5 ATS in their last 15 games played on a Thursday, even as the total has gone UNDER 13 of Utah’s last 20 matches when playing as the favorite. Utah absorbed a 110-104 loss on Monday that enabled Dallas to tie the series at 1-all.
Dallas finally found a way to salvage homecourt edge in the series after dropping Game 1, 93-99. The Mavericks hope to see progress from All-Star guard Luka Doncic, who missed the first two games of the series with a calf injury but was listed as “Questionable” for Game 3.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 123 Boston Celtics – 110 Brooklyn Nets
- Over/Under — OVER 226 points
A look at last time’s predictions:
Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds and Picks
DeMar DeRozan exploded for 41 points, Nicola Vucevic had 24 points and 13 rebounds, while Zach Lavine added 20 points as the CHicago Bulls held off the Milwaukee Bucks, 114-110, to cut the Bucks’ lead to 2-1 in their Eastern Conference first round playoff series.
Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics Odds and Picks
Jaylen Brown scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, and the Boston Celtics held Kevin Durant scoreless in the second half to claim a 114-107 victory over the Brooklyn Net and take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.
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