NBA PLAYOFFS: UTAH JAZZ VS DALLAS MAVERICKS ODDS AND PICKS
The Dallas Mavericks (52-30) try to get the psychological edge when they host the Utah Jazz (49-33) in Game 5 of their Western Conference first round playoff series at the American Airlines Center in Texas on Monday. In today’s game, the Mavericks came up as 3.5-point favorites against the Jazz. See more predictions in the Utah Jazz vs Dallas Mavericks odds and picks in FBR’s NBA Predictions series.
BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Jazz +3.5 (-110)
- Jazz vs Mavericks Over/Under: 213 points
The Jazz (34-49-3 ATS) went 3-11-1 ATS in their last 15 games and are 1-4 SU in their last five matches played on a Monday. The total has gone UNDER in six of Utah’s last nine matches against an opponent in the Southwest Division, even as the Jazz are 3-12 ATS in their last 15 contests on the road.
The Mavericks (50-34-2 ATS) are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games and are 6-1-1 ATS in their last eight this season even as the total has gone OVER in eight of Dallas’ last 11 matches. Dallas finally got Doncic back but they fell short and lost to the Jazz, 99-100, in Game 3 on Saturday that allowed Utah to force a 2-all tie in their series.
Utah managed to steal a game in Dallas to avoid falling into a 1-3 hole and they got the job done despite the return of Doncic, who averages 28.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 8.7 assists per game. The Jazz will need a collective effort led by Donovan Mitchell (25.9 ppg, 5.3 apg), Bogdan Bogdanovic (18.1 ppg), Jordan Clarkson (16.0 ppg) and Rudy Gobert (15.6 ppg, 14.7 rpg) to steal Game 5 in Dallas and take the lead in the series.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 112 Dallas Mavericks – 104 Utah Jazz
- Over/Under — OVER 213 points
A look at last time’s predictions:
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