Dallas Mavericks vs Denver Nuggets 1/7/2021 Spread Picks and Prediction
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Dallas Mavericks vs Denver Nuggets 1/7/2021 – The Denver Nuggets are starting to pick it up and they are coming to their next game on back-to-back wins and a winning record. They will have a good test in facing the Dallas Mavericks this coming Thursday, January 7 at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado. The game begins at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time and the live coverage can be seen through TNT. NBA League Pass subscribers can also enjoy the game through NBA League Pass. The Denver Nuggets have the homecourt advantage is seen by NBA Spreads as the better bet as compared to the Dallas Mavericks.
Dallas Mavericks vs Denver Nuggets 1/7/2021
Dallas Mavericks vs Denver Nuggets 1/7/2021 Betting Odds
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The Dallas Mavericks are still on a see-saw on their wins. After getting defeated by the Chicago Bulls, this team was able to pick up a good win over the high-scoring Houston Rockets, 113-100. Luka Doncic came back to this game and had a great duel with James Harden giving his team a triple-double of 33 points, 16 rebounds, and 11 assists. He got help mainly from Tim Hardaway Jr. who had 30 points, seven rebounds, and eight three-pointers. This team capitalized that Christian Wood didn’t play. Willy Cauley-Stein in the starting unit and provided with 15 points, seven rebounds, and two assists.
Players to watch: L. Doncic PG 6 GP 6 GS 32.3 MIN 25.8 PTS 0.8 OR 8.2 DR 9 REB 7.2 AST 0.5 STL 0.3 BLK 3.7 TO 1.7 PF 2 AST/TO 24.21 PER
T. Hardaway Jr. SG 7 GP 6 GS 29.7 MIN 17 PTS 0.1 OR 3.9 DR 4 REB 2 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.1 TO 1.6 PF 1.8 AST/TO 16.53 PER
J. Richardson SG 7 GP 7 GS 31.3 MIN 13.7 PTS 1.3 OR 1.9 DR 3.1 REB 1.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1.3 TO 3.7 PF 1.3 AST/TO 11.68 PER.
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets are on back-to-back wins as they prevailed on the Minnesota Timberwolves twice. Their most recent matchup was a seven-point victory, 123-116. Nikola Jokic continues to be the team’s anchor with 35 points, 15 rebounds, six assists, three steals, and a block. Will Barton was fantastic doing 20 points, seven boards, three assists, and two steals. Jamychal Green came off the bench with 17 points and six rebounds while four other Nuggets each had double-digit performances. The team was hitting the mark as they shot a good 52% from the field.
Players to Watch: N. Jokic C 7 GP 7 GS 35.9 MIN 24.1 PTS 3.1 OR 8.6 DR 11.7 REB 11.9 AST 1.4 STL 0.6 BLK 5.1 TO 3.7 PF 2.3 AST/TO 31.19 PER
J. Murray PG 6 GP 6 GS 35.2 MIN 22.2 PTS 1 OR 3 DR 4 REB 3 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 18.78 PER
M. Porter Jr. PF 4 GP 4 GS 29.3 MIN 19.5 PTS 1.3 OR 5.5 DR 6.8 REB 1.8 AST 1 STL 1.5 BLK 0.5 TO 2.8 PF 3.5 AST/TO 26.6 PER.
Dallas Mavericks vs Denver Nuggets 1/7/2021 Betting Numbers
Dallas is 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games.
Denver is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
Trey Burke PG Illness is OUT Thursday vs Denver
Michael Porter Jr. SF Quarantine is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Dallas
Dallas Mavericks vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks
The Denver Nuggets are looking like the old form that pushed them to the NBA Western Conference Finals. This will be a good test for the Dallas Mavericks but they are coming in as the underdogs according to Top Online Sportsbook.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Mavericks for this game is just +135 with the Nuggets are at -162.
ATS: Nuggets are given a -3.5 across the spread for this game while the Mavericks are on the other side with +3.5.
TOTALs: The given total for this matchup is at 226 with the Nuggets going under and the Mavericks are over.
Score Prediction: 116 – 111 Nuggets