Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks 3/8/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks 3/8/2020 Betting Odds
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
Indiana are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Dallas’ last 18 games.
Jeremy Lamb SG ACL is out for season
Tim Hardaway Jr. SG Shoulder is “?” Sunday vs Indiana
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