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Dallas Mavericks vs Detroit Pistons 12/12/19 NBA Previews and Prediction

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Dallas Mavericks vs Detroit Pistons 12-12-19 NBA Previews and Prediction

Dallas Mavericks vs Detroit Pistons 12/12/19 – Thursday night NBA is all set to take place at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Dallas Mavericks will take the road in this game to square-off against Detroit Pistons. The NBA basketball lines are out as these two teams clash in a non-conference match. The Mavericks are holding the 3rd spot in the Western Conference play and their impressive 16-7 overall record has bought them to their position. Detroit Pistons are holding the 9th position in the Eastern Conference play and they are still struggling to get past some of the top opponents.

Dallas Mavericks vs Detroit Pistons 12/12/19

When: December 12, 2019 9:00 PM ET
Where: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan
TV: Fox Sports Detroit
Stream: SofaScore / NBA League Pass

Dallas Mavericks vs Detroit Pistons 12/12/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Dallas Mavericks -4 (-110) 221.5 o (-110) -208

Detroit Pistons
+4 (-110) 221.5 u (-110) +175
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Dallas Mavericks Betting

The Dallas Mavericks proved to be a strong team with their incredible performance this year and they won 11 of their 15 conference games. Mavericks has been a decent shooting team with an equally good defense to provide support. However, they are still three games behind the Los Angeles Clippers and six games behind the Los Angeles Lakers. Playing against Detroit Pistons will bring the Mavericks a good opportunity to sustain their position.

Players to watch: L. Doncic SF (23 GP 23 GS 33.4 MIN 30 PTS 1.3 OR 8.5 DR 9.8 REB 9.2 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 4.6 TO 2.4 PF 2 AST/TO 31.6 PER)
K. Porzingis PF (22 GP 22 GS 30.2 MIN 16.4 PTS 1.7 OR 7 DR 8.7 REB 1.4 AST 0.5 STL 2 BLK 1.6 TO 2.9 PF 0.9 AST/TO 16.09 PER)
T. Hardaway Jr. SG (23 GP 10 GS 24.8 MIN 13.2 PTS 0.3 OR 1.8 DR 2.1 REB 1.8 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 0.5 TO 1.9 PF 3.4 AST/TO 15.65 PER).

Detroit Pistons Betting

Detroit Pistons have not been too good in their conference play. The Pistons struggled to get past opponents from the Eastern Conference and they hold a record of 8-13. The Pistons need to focus more on their shooting and equally give importance to their defense. Detroit is one game behind Orland Magic in the 8th spot and they are three games behind the Brooklyn Nets. This will turn out to be a hard game for Detroit at home.

Players to watch: B. Griffin PF (12 GP 12 GS 29.3 MIN 18.2 PTS 1 OR 3.9 DR 4.9 REB 3.3 AST 0.4 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 1.4 PF 1.2 AST/TO 15.31 PER)
A. Drummond C (24 GP 24 GS 33.8 MIN 17.5 PTS 4.7 OR 12 DR 16.7 REB 3 AST 1.7 STL 1.9 BLK 3.6 TO 3.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 22.8 PER)
L. Kennard SG (23 GP 20 GS 32.8 MIN 16.3 PTS 0.3 OR 3.2 DR 3.4 REB 4.2 AST 0.5 STL 0.2 BLK 1.4 TO 2.3 PF 2.9 AST/TO 15.59 PER).

Dallas Mavericks vs Detroit Pistons 12/12/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Dallas Mavericks

Dallas are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas’ last 5 games.
Dallas are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Mavericks are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games against Detroit.
Dallas are 11-2 ATS in their last 13 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Dallas’ last 11 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
Dallas are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games this season.
Mavericks are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Dallas are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Central division.

Detroit Pistons

Detroit are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games.
Detroit are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 9 games against Dallas.
Their total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 8 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit’s last 11 games when playing at home against Dallas.
Detroit are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
Detroit are 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Pistons are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.
Detroit are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games played in December.

Injuries

Dallas Mavericks

Delon Wright PG Groin is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Detroit

Detroit Pistons

Reggie Jackson PG Back is out indefinitely
Andre Drummond C Eye is “?” Thursday vs Dallas

Head-to-Head
Dallas Mavericks Detroit Pistons
46-34-2 Against the Spread 42-43-1
37-44-1 Straight Up 41-44-1
108 Points per Game 106
110 Points Allowed per Game 107
46.56 Offensive FG% 47.2
77.87 Offensive FT% 73.74
36.04 Offensive 3PT% 39.61
44.31 Defensive FG% 46.67
75.27 Defensive FT% 77.64
33.65 Defensive 3PT% 36.8

Dallas Mavericks vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks

Best NBA bets today are clearly in favor for Dallas Mavericks to win this game. Despite Detroit playing at home, they are bound to decline against Dallas.

Moneyline: The moneyline for Dallas is -208 and the moneyline for Detroit is +175.

ATS: Both team an ATS of 4 with Dallas holding -4 and Detroit holding +4.

TOTALs: The total is over 221.5 for the Mavericks and under 221.5 for the Pistons.

Score Prediction: 117 – 106 Dallas