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Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks 3/8/2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks 3-8-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks 3/8/2020 – The tandem of Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis is clicking well as the Mavericks are on back-to-back victories and they hope to enter into a winning streak to climb up in the NBA Western Conference playoff picture. They will be hosting the Indiana Pacers next on Sunday, March 8 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. It will be Fox Sports Southwest – Dallas that will be featuring the game on television and the same feed will be shown in NBA League Pass and SofaScore. It is the Indiana Pacers seen by NBA Betting Lines as the team with the disadvantage of this game against the Dallas Mavericks.

Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks 3/8/2020

When: March 8, 2020 7:00 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
TV: FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST – DALLAS
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks 3/8/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Indiana Pacers +7 (-110) 221.5 o (-110) -315

Dallas Mavericks
-7 (-110) 221.5 u (-110) +255
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Indiana Pacers Betting

The Indiana Pacers are coming off a comeback win against the Chicago Bulls after losing to the Milwaukee Bucks. If it was not for that loss, the Pacers could have been on a six-game winning streak. They are now fifth place in the NBA Eastern Conference standings are they are just half a game above the Philadelphia 76ers. Much is expected right now from Domantas Sabonis as he is perceived as the anchor for the team leading to the NBA Playoffs. He has been averaging 18.2 points, 12.4 rebounds and 5 assists per game. The good news is, he has help coming from Victor Oladipo who is expected to shave off some rust as he has been averaging 12 points a night. Myles Turner has turned it up as well and he contributes 11.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.1 blocks a game.

Players to watch: D. Sabonis PF 59 GP 59 GS 34.6 MIN 18.2 PTS 3 OR 9.4 DR 12.4 REB 5 AST 0.7 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 3.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.63 PER

V. Oladipo SG 10 GP 7 GS 25.5 MIN 12 PTS 0.7 OR 2 DR 2.7 REB 2.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 2 TO 1.3 PF 1.2 AST/TO 9.14 PER

M. Turner C 52 GP 52 GS 29.3 MIN 11.6 PTS 1.3 OR 5.1 DR 6.4 REB 1.1 AST 0.8 STL 2.1 BLK 1.3 TO 2.5 PF 0.9 AST/TO 14.41 PER

Dallas Mavericks Betting

The Dallas Mavericks are on back-to-back wins as they won against the New Orleans Pelicans and Memphis Grizzlies. This team is starting to roll once again and if it was not for the uplset loss against the Chicago Bulls, they could habve been on a four-game winning streak. They are just half a game behild the Oklahoma City Thunder for the sixth spot in the NBA Western Conference playoff picture. Expect the Mavericks to go on a huge run as they have their two top stars very much health for the home strech of this NBA season.

Players to Watch: L. Doncic SG 50 GP 50 GS 33.1 MIN 28.5 PTS 1.3 OR 8.2 DR 9.5 REB 8.8 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 4.3 TO 2.5 PF 2 AST/TO 27.81 PER

K. Porzingis PF 48 GP 48 GS 31.1 MIN 19.5 PTS 1.7 OR 7.7 DR 9.4 REB 1.7 AST 0.7 STL 2 BLK 1.6 TO 3 PF 1 AST/TO 19.98 PER

M. Kleber PF 62 GP 18 GS 25.2 MIN 9.1 PTS 1.5 OR 3.9 DR 5.4 REB 1.1 AST 0.3 STL 1.2 BLK 0.7 TO 2.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 14.23 PER

Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks 3/8/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Indiana Pacers

Indiana are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Pacers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Dallas.
Indiana are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Dallas.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana’s last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Dallas.
Indiana are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Pacers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Indiana are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

Dallas Mavericks

The total has gone OVER in 12 of Dallas’ last 18 games.
Dallas are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Dallas’ last 12 games against Indiana.
Their total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’ last 6 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’ last 6 games when playing at home against Indiana.
Dallas are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games this season.
Dallas are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Mavericks are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Dallas are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games played on a Sunday.

Injuries

Indiana Pacers

Jeremy Lamb SG ACL is out for season
Victor Oladipo SG Undisclosed is “?” Sunday vs Dallas
Doug McDermott SF Toe is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs Dallas
T.J. Warren PF Leg is “?” Sunday vs Dallas
Malcolm Brogdon PG Hip is out indefinitely

Dallas Mavericks

Tim Hardaway Jr. SG Shoulder is “?” Sunday vs Indiana
Seth Curry PG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Indiana
Dwight Powell PF Achilles is out for season
Dorian Finney-Smith SF Hip is “?” Sunday vs Indiana
Jalen Brunson PG Shoulder is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Indiana Pacers Dallas Mavericks
32-28 Against the Spread 37-27
33-30 Straight Up 39-25
109 Points per Game 116
107 Points Allowed per Game 110
47.59 Offensive FG% 46.28
78.69 Offensive FT% 77.66
36.2 Offensive 3PT% 36.96
44.73 Defensive FG% 45.19
78.69 Defensive FT% 76.21
34.59 Defensive 3PT% 34.42

Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Picks

The Indiana Pacers are seen by Online Betting as the underdogs in this game as the Dallas Mavericks have been playing beautiful basketball for their past two games. It should be a tough night for the Pacers who are trying to stay put in their current standings and not allow the Sixers to get past them.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Pacers is +315 if they pull ouit an upset on the road while the Mavericks are at -255.

ATS: It is seven points across the spread between both teams with the Pacers owning the +7 while the Mavericks own the -7.

TOTALs: 221.5 is the given total for both teams to reach. Indiana is going over while Dallas will be the team under.

Score Prediction: 114 – 105 Mavericks