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The Mavericks and Nets will tip-off on December 08, 2021, in an NBA game in Dallas, TX at American Airlines Center, and be sure to check out the picks and predictions to win with your bets.
Introduction to the Mavericks vs. Nets betting tip and prediction
The Western Conference and Eastern Conference collide in this NBA matchup on December 08, 2021, at 00:30. Mavericks and Nets are a pick’em for this contest.. In the previous game between these two teams, Mavericks were -6.5 point favorites and won the game against Nets, 113-109. In the previous meeting, the over/under was 221.5 points, and the over was victorious.
Entering this game, the Mavericks are 3000 to win the NBA Finals while the Nets are 250. In terms of conference championship odds, Mavericks are to win its conference, and Nets’ odds stand at 100. For the team’s respective divisions, the Mavericks are -150 to win the Southwest Division, meanwhile, the Nets’ odds to win the Atlantic Division are -250.
We all know how important the 3-point shot is to the game of basketball in the 2021-2022 season, so let us take a look at home these teams fare from long distances. The Mavericks are making 33.9 percent of their 3-pointers this season. The Nets are converting on 36.6 percent of their 3-pointers. Mavericks are attempting 43 percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line. Nets are taking 39 percent of its field goal attempts from a 3-point distance.
How are the Mavericks playing this season?
The Mavericks come into this game with a 11-11 record, and they are currently 6th in the Western Conference standings. The Mavericks are 3-7 in their last 10 games.
Did the Mavericks win their most recent game?
No, Mavericks fell to the Grizzlies, 97-90. Luka Doncic scored 24 points in the loss.
Best scorer for the Mavericks
The leading scorer for the Mavericks this season is Luka Doncic, who is averaging 25.4 points per game. He scored 24 points on 7-for-22 shooting in his previous regular-season meeting against the Nets.
Other Team Leaders for the Mavericks
Coming into the December 08, 2021 contest, Luka Doncic leads the Mavericks with 8.1 rebounds per game Luka Doncic has a team-high 8.5 assists per game The steals leader for the Mavericks is Dorian Finney-Smith (1.5 steals per game). He has 37 DraftKings fantasy points and 38.2 FanDuel fantasy points for the last game. In terms of swatting shots, Kristaps Porzingis is leading the way for the Mavericks with 1.7 blocks per game
Mavericks Team Analysis
The Mavericks’ point differential this season is 0.98 points, which ranks 23rd in the NBA. They are averaging 104.5 points per game while allowing 106.2 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, Mavericks are making 13 shots per game, which ranks 23rd in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Mavericks are making 13.9 per game, which ranks 3rd in the NBA.
Projected Mavericks Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Mavericks plan on having these starting five for the game: Dwight Powell, Kristaps Porzingis, Dorian Finney-Smith, Reggie Bullock , and Luka Doncic. In their last meeting against the Nets, the Mavericks’ starting lineup consisted of Willie Cauley-Stein, Dorian Finney-Smith, Tim Hardaway Jr., Josh Richardson , and Luka Doncic. For the upcoming matchup, Mavericks has the following injuries: Willie Cauley-Stein is out (illness), Luka Doncic is questionable (ankle), Tim Hardaway Jr. isquestionable (knee) and Kristaps Porzingis is probable (knee).
How are the Nets playing this season?
The Nets head this game with a 16-7 record, and they are currently 1st in the Eastern Conference standings. The Nets are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
Did the Nets win their most recent game?
No, Nets came up short against the Bulls, 111-107. Kyrie Irving scored 45 points in the loss.
Best scorer for the Nets
The leading scorer for the Nets this season is Kevin Durant, who is averaging 28.6 points per game. Kevin Durant also leads the team in minutes played per game with 21.68. He scored 20 points on 7-for-21 shooting in his previous regular season meeting against the Mavericks. In the last game, scored 52.5 DraftKings fantasy points per game and 51 FanDuel fantasy points per game.
Other Team Leaders for the Nets
James Harden is leading the way with 7.9 rebounds per game. In his last game of the season, he scored 47.75 points in DraftKings and 46.4 in FanDuel. James Harden is dishing out a team-high 9.5 assists per game. He has 47.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 46.4 FanDuel fantasy points scored in the last game. In terms of steals, Nets’ leader is James Harden with 1.5 steals per game. His DFS points in the last match were the following: 47.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 46.4 FanDuel fantasy points. The blocks leader for the Nets is LaMarcus Aldridge, who is sending back 1.1 shots per game. He scored 30.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 31.4 FanDuel fantasy points in his last game.
Nets Team Analysis
The Nets’ point differential this season is 1.03 points, which ranks 6th in the NBA. They are averaging 109.5 points per game while allowing 105.8 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, Nets are making 12.2 shots per game, which ranks 17th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Nets are making 17.5 per game, which ranks 29th in the NBA.
Projected Nets’ Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Nets are starting these five players for the game: LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Durant, DeAndre’ Bembry, Patty Mills , and James Harden. In their last meeting against the Mavericks, the Nets’ starting five was DeAndre Jordan, Jeff Green, Kevin Durant, Joe Harris , and Kyrie Irving. For the upcoming matchup, Nets has the following injuries: David Duke Jr. is questionable (hip), Joe Harris is questionable (ankle), Kyrie Irving is out (personal) and James Johnson is probable (shoulder).
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Money Line betting suggestion
Mavericks are a -6.5 money line favorite for the game against Nets, and the suggestion is to pick the Nets.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Mavericks and Nets is 0 points, so the suggestion is to take the over.
Will there be Overtime?
Since the Mavericks and Nets have combined for just 1 overtime game this season, overtime is not likely for the upcoming contest.
Mavericks vs Nets betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on December 08, 2021.
The contest will take place at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX.
The Mavericks have a 11-11 record thus far this season, they are the 6th seed in the Western Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Nets are 16-7, they own the 1st spot in the Eastern Conference.
The last time that the Mavericks and Nets played, Mavericks won, 113-109.
In the previous meeting, the Mavericks were a -6.5 point favorites. They won the game against Nets, 113-109.
The over/under is 0 points for the December 08, 2021 game. The last time the Mavericks and Nets faced each other, the over/under was 221.5. Bettors who took the over won. The teams combined for 222 points.
The matchup on December 08, 2021, is the first game between the Mavericks and Nets this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on March 16, 2022 at the Barclays Center.