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Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks 4/5/24 NBA Betting Picks

Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks 4/5/24As the Golden State Warriors (40-34) prepare to face the Dallas Mavericks (45-29) this Friday, April 5, 2024, at the American Airlines Center, fans and bettors alike are gearing up for what promises to be a riveting showdown. With both teams showing strong performances this season, this matchup is a critical one for their standings, making NBA betting predictions particularly intriguing for those looking to engage with sportsbooks. The Warriors are looking to climb the ranks in the Western Conference, while the Mavericks aim to solidify their position with a home victory.

When:Friday, April 5, 2024, at 8:30 PM ET
Where:American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Stream:NBA League Pass

Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks 4/5/24
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Despite the betting odds being TBD, the anticipation around this game is palpable. With both teams showcasing impressive records, bettors are eagerly awaiting the release of the odds to gauge where the value might lie. Given the recent form of both teams, it wouldn’t be surprising to see a tight spread, reflecting the competitiveness of this matchup.

Stephen Curry (PG) vs. Luka Doncic (PG)

Stephen Curry has played a major role, having started in 68 games out of 68, averaging 26.6 points per game for the Warriors this season. His exemplary shooting skills, aligned with an average of 5 assists per night, show him to be among the top important players of the Warriors’ offensive system. Nevertheless, Curry 2.8 turnovers per game play an important role for the team that is capable of taking advantage of such a mistake

In contrast with Luka Doncic who has been short of phenomenal for the Mavericks. Doncic has averaged 34 points a game across 65 starts, however, he is not only a sharp shooter with his 9.8 assists per game also showing that he is more than just a scorer and playmaker. His size and capacity put forward uncommon difficulties to any defense, including the Warriors among them, more so when his 9.1 rebounds per game aided the Mavericks in controlling possession.

The duel in Curry and Doncic will be one of the key moments of the game. Curry’s uncanny shooting ability and quick trigger will be difficult for the Mavs to contain, while Doncic’s multi-tool game & knack to create shots for himself & his teammates could give the Warriors some headaches as well. This interesting battle between two brilliant guards could well determine how the game will be played and who will ultimately win it.

Warriors’ Offensive Arsenal

The Golden State Warriors have been an offensive powerhouse all the season with an average of 118 points per game and a field goal percentage of 47.4%. Their ability to connect from beyond the arc by 14.7 three-point field goals made per game, emphasizes their unique and offensive tactic. Yet, their 13.6 turnovers per game can give the Mavericks an edge, hence the ball security would be a key challenge for the Warriors in this game.

Mavericks’ Balanced Attack

The Dallas Mavericks have not only equaled but slightly exceeded the Warriors’ 114.9 points per game total. The Mavericks have averaged 118.7 points per game. This slight better field goal percentage of 48.4% is indicative of an extremely accurate offense. Furthermore, their ability to make fouls and convert at the free-throw line, which is average 17.2 free throws made per game, can not be ignored in a game where points difference is small.


Golden State Warriors Betting Trends

Warriors are 4-1 in their last 5 games.
Golden State Warriors are 3-2 in their last 5 games against the spread
Warriors are 24-12 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 2 of Warriors’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 22 of Warriors’ 37 last games at home

Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends

Mavericks are 5-0 in their last 5 games.
Mavericks are 5-0 in their last 5 games against the spread
Mavericks are 25-12 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 1 of Mavericks’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 15 of Mavericks’ 37 last games at home


Golden State Warriors

Dario Saric PF Is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Houston, Knee
Gary Payton II SG Is probable Thursday vs Houston, Ankle
Jonathan Kuminga SF Is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Houston, Knee

Dallas Mavericks

Josh Green SF Is out indefinitely, Ankle
Greg Brown PF Is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Atlanta, Personal
Dereck Lively II C Is out indefinitely, Leg

Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks Betting Picks

With the game in its present shape and figures, it is going to be a very close competition. The decisive match between Curry and Doncic will be a true showdown with both players being able to win the game for their teams. The recent betting trends would see the Mavericks stand with their outstanding performance against the spread, most notably at home.

That said, their prolific three-point shooting and their away against-the-spread record tell us not to underestimate them. It is necessary for bettors to monitor the betting odds but the Mavs have the advantage now because of the current momentum and arena home-court. For those looking into casino online sites for prop bets, considering Doncic for a double-double might be worth exploring, given his season averages. Sign up today to make your NBA betting prediction!

Score Prediction: Mavericks 120, Warriors 115.