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Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Lakers 12/29/2019 Odds Picks and Previews

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Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Lakers 12-29-2019 Odds Picks and Previews

Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Lakers 12/29/2019 – The Los Angeles Lakers finally snap a four-game losing streak against the Portland Trail Blazers. They go back home to the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California to play the Dallas Mavericks. This match will be televised this Sunday, December 29 at 8 pm Eastern Time by ESPN. This should be the match that most NBA League Pass subscribers will watch and it will also be available through SofaScore. The Dallas Mavericks had Luka Doncic back but the Lakers are given the upper hand by in this game by NBA Games Today Odds and it will be close.

Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Lakers 12/29/2019

When: December 29, 2019 9:30 PM ET
Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass / Sofa Score

Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Lakers 12/29/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Dallas Mavericks +3 (-108) 221.5 o (-110) +135

Los Angeles Lakers
-3 (-108) 221.5 u (-110) -155
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Dallas Mavericks Betting

The Dallas Mavericks are set to roll again with Luka Doncic back. In their recent game against the Golden State Warriors, Doncic got to work and got a triple-double in the process. He finished with 31 points, 15 assists, 12 rebounds, two steals and five three-pointers. Kristaps had a better game this time with 18 points but it was Tim Hardaway Jr. that lit up the Warriors from the outside with six threes and ended the game with 25 points. Six Mavs were in double figures and three almost made it to ten points. This is the brand of basketball that the Mavs like to play and it will be a great showdown with the Lakers.

Players to watch: L. Doncic SF 26 GP 26 GS 32.2 MIN 29.1 PTS 1.3 OR 8.2 DR 9.6 REB 8.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 4.3 TO 2.3 PF 2.1 AST/TO 31.43 PER
K. Porzingis PF 29 GP 29 GS 31.4 MIN 17.4 PTS 1.9 OR 7.7 DR 9.6 REB 1.4 AST 0.6 STL 2.1 BLK 1.6 TO 3 PF 0.9 AST/TO 16.92 PER
T. Hardaway Jr. SG 30 GP 17 GS 26.2 MIN 13.7 PTS 0.3 OR 2.4 DR 2.7 REB 1.8 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 0.9 TO 1.7 PF 1.9 AST/TO 13.58 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers Betting

LeBron James played in this game and he looked healthy and logged in 36:44 minutes and did 21 points, 16 assists, seven rebounds and two steals. Anthony Davis did 20 points and nine rebounds while Kyle Kuzma is finding his way to the team’s rotation with 24 points. Some picked that Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was the x-factor in the game with 13 points and he had the highest +/- at 22. Dwight Howard deserves some props with 11 points and eight rebounds in 18 minutes. This is the game that the Lakers used to play and it is a good time to pick things up once again since they are facing the Mavericks at home next.

Players to Watch: A. Davis PF 29 GP 29 GS 35.1 MIN 27.7 PTS 2.5 OR 6.8 DR 9.3 REB 3.2 AST 1.4 STL 2.7 BLK 2.4 TO 2.6 PF 1.4 AST/TO 29.07 PER
L. James SF 30 GP 30 GS 34.9 MIN 25.7 PTS 1.1 OR 6.5 DR 7.6 REB 10.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 3.9 TO 1.9 PF 2.7 AST/TO 26.33 PER
K. Kuzma PF 22 GP 1 GS 23.2 MIN 11.9 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 0.8 AST 0.4 STL 0.5 BLK 1.7 TO 1.6 PF 0.5 AST/TO 11.23 PER.

Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Lakers 12/29/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Dallas Mavericks

Dallas are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games.
Mavericks are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games.
Dallas are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against LA Lakers.
Dallas are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against LA Lakers.
Mavericks are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas’ last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers.
Dallas are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games this season.
Dallas are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Mavericks are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Pacific division.

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games.
LA Lakers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games against Dallas.
LA Lakers are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games when playing at home against Dallas.
LA Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
LA Lakers are 17-3 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.
LA Lakers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games played in December.

Injuries

Dallas Mavericks

No Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

DeMarcus Cousins PF Knee is out for season

Head-to-Head
Dallas Mavericks Los Angeles Lakers
46-34-2 Against the Spread 34-46-2
37-44-1 Straight Up 33-49
108 Points per Game 111
110 Points Allowed per Game 113
46.33 Offensive FG% 48.1
77.73 Offensive FT% 72.99
36.35 Offensive 3PT% 35.21
44.06 Defensive FG% 43.92
76.27 Defensive FT% 79.57
33.5 Defensive 3PT% 33.86

Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks

The Mavericks and Lakers have become a huge draw right now on how LeBron James and Luka Doncic come out with monster numbers and the similarity of the game is just there. But it is the Lakers’ home court and they will seek to avenge their Christmas Day loss and they should go out as the winner in this game according to Best Sportsbook Online.

Moneyline: The Lakers are more favored in this game and will take an ML of -155. On the other side, Mavericks are at +135 if they win this game.

ATS: Lakers and Mavs are separated by three points across the spread. Dallas carries a +3 while Los Angeles is at -3.

TOTALs: Both teams are expected to reach a total of 221.5 for this match. Lakers are going under while the Mavs are over.

Score Prediction: 118 – 114 Lakers