Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets 1/4/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets 1/4/2021 – The Dallas Mavericks have been struggling and have played their last game without Luka Doncic. This team hopes to turn things around soon and they will be playing the loaded Houston Rockets next. This Texas showdown is set to happen at the Toyota Center on January 4, Monday. The game start to air live on NBA TV at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can also watch the match through online live streaming. The Dallas Mavericks are seen by NBA Betting Covers to sink lower in the standings after this game against the Houston Rockets.
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets 1/4/2021
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets 1/4/2021 Betting Odds
Dallas Mavericks Betting
Luka Doncic tried to rest his injury but his teammates were not able to get the job done and lost to the Chicago Bulls by ten points, 108-118. Filling in the hole Doncic left was Jaylen Brunson as he led the team with 31 points, seven assists, and five rebounds. Josh Richardson and Maxi Kleber each had 16 points while Tim Hardaway struggled with only 13 points while shooting 15 shots from the field. Dorian Finney-Smith just had 5 points and six rebounds as this team really missed the services of Doncic. The defense was horrible and if the Houston Rockets will have a field day with this kind of game.
Players to watch: L. Doncic PG 5 GP 5 GS 31.2 MIN 24.4 PTS 0.6 OR 7 DR 7.6 REB 6.4 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.8 TO 1.4 PF 2.3 AST/TO 24.11 PER
T. Hardaway Jr. SG 5 GP 5 GS 28.8 MIN 15.2 PTS 0.2 OR 3.2 DR 3.4 REB 1.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 0.6 TO 1.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 15.56 PER
J. Richardson SG 5 GP 5 GS 30.4 MIN 13 PTS 1.2 OR 2.2 DR 3.4 REB 2 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1 TO 3 PF 2 AST/TO 12.93 PER.
Houston Rockets Betting
The Houston Rockets came to the Sacramento Kings home court and manage to sweep both games. This team was able to get a win after James Harden sat out the last match, 102-94. John Wall looked fantastic with 28 points, six assists, and four rebounds while Eric Gordon supported with 21 points. Christian Wood continues to be the pick-up of the year as he controlled the paint with 20 points, 15 rebounds, and four blocks. The team proved that they can be as lethal without their best scorer and it will be interesting to see how their chemistry grows as the season progresses.
Players to Watch: J. Harden SG 3 GP 3 GS 37.7 MIN 37 PTS 1 OR 4.3 DR 5.3 REB 11 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 5.3 TO 1.7 PF 2.1 AST/TO 35.41 PER
C. Wood PF 3 GP 3 GS 37.3 MIN 25 PTS 2 OR 7.3 DR 9.3 REB 2.3 AST 1 STL 1.7 BLK 1.3 TO 2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 24.65 PER
J. Wall PG 1 GP 1 GS 37 MIN 22 PTS 1 OR 5 DR 6 REB 9 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 5 TO 0 PF 1.8 AST/TO 17.24 PER.
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets 1/4/2021 Betting Numbers
Dallas is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
Houston is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
Luka Doncic PG Quad is “?” Monday vs Houston
James Harden SG Ankle is “?” Monday vs Dallas
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets Betting Picks
The Dallas Mavericks are seen by Sports Gambling as the safer bet in this Texas matchup against the Houston Rockets. Both stars Luka Doncic and James Harden should be suiting up and it will be a great matchup between the two.
Moneyline: The Mavericks have an ML of -120 for this match while the Rockets are given a +100.
ATS: It is just 1.5 points across the spread for this game with the Mavericks taking the -1.5 while the Rockets are +1.5.
TOTALs: 228 points are the given total for this matchup with the Rockets going under and the Mavericks are over.
Score Prediction: 113 – 110 Mavericks