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Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/15/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks 1-15-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/15/2021 – The Dallas Mavericks are on a four-game winning streak and will hope to extend that as they challenge the Milwaukee Bucks. This clash of the titans will be happening inside the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin this coming Saturday, January 15. The game starts live on television at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown on NBA TV while the online live stream is available for NBA League Pass subscribers. The Milwaukee Bucks are also on a run of their own and having a complete roster will help them. Dallas Mavericks are chosen by NBA Parlay as the underdogs in this matchup.

Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/15/2021

When: Friday, January 15, 7:30 PM ET
Where: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/15/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Dallas Mavericks +6 (-110) 230.5 o (-110) +200
Milwaukee Bucks -6 (-110) 230.5 u (-110) -250
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Dallas Mavericks Betting

The Dallas Mavericks are losing a lot of players in quarantine for this game and that includes Josh Richardson, Dorian Finney-Smith, Dwight Powell, Jalen Brunson, and Maxi Kleber. Help is coming with the “Unicorn” Kristaps Porzingis playing his second game back. It may not be enough but the team now has their two top players and will try to create problems on their opponents. Porzongis had 16 points and four rebounds in his return and expect those numbers to get up. Willy Cauley-Stein will be playing heavy minutes at the center position while Tim Hardaway Jr. should step it up as well.

Players to watch: L. Doncic PG 9 GP 9 GS 34.1 MIN 27.4 PTS 0.9 OR 8.7 DR 9.6 REB 8.3 AST 1.2 STL 1 BLK 4.4 TO 1.6 PF 1.9 AST/TO 26.36 PER

T. Hardaway Jr. SF 10 GP 8 GS 30.7 MIN 18.4 PTS 0.1 OR 3.7 DR 3.8 REB 2.3 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.2 TO 1.4 PF 1.9 AST/TO 17.26 PER

K. Porzingis F 1 GP 1 GS 21 MIN 16 PTS 0 OR 4 DR 4 REB 0 AST 0 STL 2 BLK 0 TO 3 PF 0 AST/TO 16.51 PER.

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

The Milwaukee Bucks now find themselves as the third-best team in the NBA Eastern Conference and tied with the Indiana Pacers with a record of 8-4. This team is on a roll winning three consecutive games and their most recent match was against the Detroit Pistons on the road. Jrue Holiday is listed as questionable for this game and it should be minor. Giannis Antetokuonmpo had a triple-double of 22 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists and has been playing like an MVP during the winning streak. Brook Lopez has been doing well along with their off-season acquisition in Bobby Portis.

Players to Watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 11 GP 11 GS 31.2 MIN 26.2 PTS 1.6 OR 8.5 DR 10.1 REB 5.5 AST 1.3 STL 1.2 BLK 3.5 TO 3.4 PF 1.6 AST/TO 26.93 PER

K. Middleton SF 12 GP 12 GS 31.9 MIN 21.6 PTS 0.9 OR 5.4 DR 6.3 REB 5.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.6 TO 2.6 PF 2.2 AST/TO 23.37 PER

J. Holiday PG 12 GP 12 GS 31.5 MIN 15.2 PTS 1 OR 3.3 DR 4.3 REB 5 AST 2.2 STL 0.7 BLK 1.4 TO 2.2 PF 3.5 AST/TO 19.66 PER.

Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/15/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Dallas Mavericks

Dallas is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dallas’ last 8 games.
Dallas is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Dallas is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against Milwaukee.
Mavericks are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games against Milwaukee.
Dallas is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Dallas’ last 11 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
Dallas is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Dallas is 9-3 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games against Dallas.
Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee’s last 11 games when playing at home against Dallas.
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Bucks are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Milwaukee is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games played on a Friday when at home.

Injuries

Dallas Mavericks

Dwight Powell PF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Milwaukee
Kristaps Porzingis PF Ankle is probable Friday vs Milwaukee
Josh Richardson SG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Milwaukee
Dorian Finney-Smith SF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Milwaukee
Maxi Kleber PF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Milwaukee
Jalen Brunson PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Milwaukee

Milwaukee Bucks

Jrue Holiday PG Ankle is probable Friday vs Dallas
Torrey Craig SG Nose is upgraded to probable Friday vs Dallas

Head-to-Head
Dallas Mavericks Milwaukee Bucks
6-4-0 Against the Spread 6-6-0
3-7-0 Straight Up 7-5-0
109 Points per Game 121
104 Points Allowed per Game 110
45.19 Offensive FG% 49.26
75.3 Offensive FT% 75.1
34.85 Offensive 3PT% 41.25
43.81 Defensive FG% 44.24
76.25 Defensive FT% 77.54
30.92 Defensive 3PT% 37.05

Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

The Milwaukee Bucks have a more intact roster but the Dallas Mavericks still has Doncic and Porzingis. This would still be a good battle to watch but Sports Betting sees the Bucks as the safer bet as compared to the Mavs.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Bucks for this game is -250 while the Mavs are +200 if they manage to pull a victory.

ATS: It is 6 points on the spread between both teams with the Mavericks getting the +6 while the Bucks own the -6.

TOTALs: Both teams are expected to dance on a total of 230.5 points with the Mavericks going over and the Bucks are under.

Score Prediction: 119 – 112 Bucks