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Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks 2/23/2021 Spread Picks and Previews

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Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks 2-23-2021 Spread Picks and Previews

Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks 2/23/2021 – The Dallas Mavericks are making a push back in the standings in the NBA Western Conference. They are set to host the Boston Celtics who will be visiting them this Tuesday, February 23 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. It will be TNT that will put the game live on television with the coverage starting at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass will also have the same feed available for their subscribers who prefer to watch games via online live stream. The home court advantage has its effect with the Dallas Mavericks getting the edge over the Boston Celtics in this game as forecasted by NBA Parlay.

Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks 2/23/2021

When: February 23, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks 2/23/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boston Celtics +3 (-110) 230.5 o (-110) +125
Dallas Mavericks -3 (-110) 230.5 u (-110) -150
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Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics are coming off from a tough overtime loss against the New Orleans Pelicans during their last match, 115-120. It was their fourth loss in six games as their record is evened up with 15 wins and 15 losses. Jayson Tatum has been the team’s best scorer with 32 points and nine rebounds while Jaylen Brown followed it up with 25 points and nine assists. Tristan Thompson and Kemba Walker each had 14 points to help the team. Marcu Smart has not been with the team lately as the Celtics can’t catch a break in having a complete roster and it has been their Achilles heel for this season.

Players to watch: J. Tatum SF 25 GP 25 GS 35.5 MIN 26 PTS 0.6 OR 6.5 DR 7.1 REB 4.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2.5 TO 2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 21.4 PER

J. Brown SG 28 GP 28 GS 33.7 MIN 25.5 PTS 1.1 OR 4.4 DR 5.5 REB 3.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.9 TO 2.9 PF 1.4 AST/TO 21.8 PER

K. Walker PG 15 GP 15 GS 28.9 MIN 17 PTS 0.5 OR 3.1 DR 3.6 REB 4.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 1.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 14.78 PER.

Dallas Mavericks Betting

The Dallas Mavericks are ninth place right now in the NBA Western Conference standings and are inching closer to the Golden State Warriors. They need just a win to put their record on an even 15-15. Kristaps Porzingis has been in the media recently being a subject to trade rumors. This team has been experimenting with Luka Doncic and Porzingis and a shake-up is predicted to happen soon since the tandem has not been clicking. Mark Cuban is looking to make moves but expects the Mavericks players to play their best so they can get their trade stock up and help the management move them.

Players to Watch: L. Doncic PG 27 GP 27 GS 35.3 MIN 29.1 PTS 0.9 OR 7.7 DR 8.6 REB 9.4 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 4.2 TO 2.2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 26.88 PER

K. Porzingis C 17 GP 17 GS 29.9 MIN 20.5 PTS 2.1 OR 6.2 DR 8.2 REB 1.3 AST 0.4 STL 1.6 BLK 1.2 TO 3.3 PF 1 AST/TO 21.29 PER

T. Hardaway Jr. SF 27 GP 17 GS 30.6 MIN 16.7 PTS 0.2 OR 3 DR 3.2 REB 1.6 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 0.9 TO 1.6 PF 1.7 AST/TO 14.25 PER.

Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks 2/23/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Boston Celtics

Boston are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
Celtics are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
Boston are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against Dallas.
Boston are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against Dallas.
Celtics are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Boston are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games when playing on the road against Dallas.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Boston are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games played in February.

Dallas Mavericks

Dallas are 3-11 ATS in their last 14 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Dallas’ last 8 games.
Dallas are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas’ last 7 games at home.
Dallas are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games when playing at home against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas’ last 5 games this season.
Dallas are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games played in February.
Mavericks are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Tuesday.
Dallas are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing as the underdog.

Injuries

Boston Celtics

Marcus Smart PG Calf is out indefinitely
Romeo Langford SG Wrist is out indefinitely

Dallas Mavericks

Kristaps Porzingis PF Back is “?” Tuesday vs Boston
Maxi Kleber PF Ankle left last game, is “?” Tuesday vs Boston

Head-to-Head
Boston Celtics Dallas Mavericks
15-15-0 Against the Spread 12-17-0
16-14-0 Straight Up 15-14-0
111 Points per Game 113
110 Points Allowed per Game 114
46.19 Offensive FG% 46.57
76.17 Offensive FT% 78.51
37.32 Offensive 3PT% 35
46.76 Defensive FG% 47.15
79.03 Defensive FT% 76.88
35.04 Defensive 3PT% 37.63

Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Picks

The Dallas Mavericks have been more consistent recently as compared to the Boston Celtics who are struggling. Danny Ainge admitted that the Celtics are not that good and the best sportsbook for 2021 puts them as the underdogs against the Mavericks.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Mavericks for this game is at -150 while the underdog Celtics are +125.

ATS: The given spread between both teams is three points. The Mavericks are -3 while the Celtics are on the other end with +3.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is at 230.5 points with the Celtics going over and the Mavericks are under.

Score Prediction: 111 – 108, Mavericks