Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks 12/18/19 Odds Previews and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks 12/18/19 – A non-conference match is all set to get underway between two strong teams on Wednesday. Boston Celtics will play against Dallas Mavericks from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Celtics are holding the 3rd spot in the Eastern Conference with an overall record of 17-7. Dallas Mavericks are also sitting at the 3rd position in the Western Conference play with an overall record of 18-8. The NBA basketball odds are up and running for this interesting and most anticipated game.
Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks 12/18/19
Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks 12/18/19 Betting Odds
Boston Celtics Betting
Boston Celtics managed to bounce back in their conference and regain their 3rd spot. The Celtics have shown some good improvement after declining from the 2nd to the 4th spot. The Celtics are three games behind Philadelphia 76ers and they got past Miami Heat since they lost just seven games on the season. However, the biggest question is if Boston will stand a chance against a team like Dallas Mavericks, especially when playing on the road.
Players to watch: K. Walker PG (23 GP 23 GS 32.3 MIN 23.1 PTS 0.9 OR 3.3 DR 4.2 REB 5.3 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.1 TO 1.7 PF 2.5 AST/TO 23.35 PER)
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The good thing about Dallas Mavericks is that they have managed to retain their spot in the Western Conference play. The Mavericks have done well with their impressive 18-8 record and they are all set to play against Boston at home. When it comes to conference play, Dallas won 11 of their 15 games. Overall, they are one game above Denver Nuggets and three games below Los Angeles Clippers. Kristaps Porzingis seems to be the bright spot for Dallas as he is expected to play a key role in this game.
Players to watch: K. Porzingis PF (24 GP 24 GS 30.6 MIN 16.8 PTS 1.7 OR 7.2 DR 8.9 REB 1.4 AST 0.5 STL 2 BLK 1.5 TO 3 PF 0.9 AST/TO 16.34 PER)
Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks 12/18/19 Betting Numbers
Boston are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games.
Dallas are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 games.
Gordon Hayward SF Foot is OUT Wednesday vs Dallas
Luka Doncic PG Ankle is out indefinitely
Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Picks
Most of the NBA bracket betting is flourishing with picks and predictions of this game. Boston bounced back with their spirit, but taking out the Mavericks at home seems to be a tough choice. Back Dallas to win this game with the advantage at home.
Moneyline: The moneyline for the Celtics is -115, while the moneyline for the Mavericks is -105.
ATS: Both teams have an ATS of 1 with Boston holding -1, and Dallas holding +1.
TOTALs: The total will go over 215.5 for the Celtics and the total will go under 215.5 for the Mavericks.
Score Prediction: 116 – 109 Dallas