Miami Heat vs Dallas Mavericks 1/1/2021 Spread Picks and Previews
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Miami Heat vs Dallas Mavericks 1/1/2021 – The Miami Heat has shown that their culture goes beyond Jimmy Butler and is celebrating a win over one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. They would love to bring the momentum to their next game as they face the Dallas Mavericks on the road at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. This game will be happening on January 1, Friday at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Fans can get to enjoy the game via online live streaming through NBA League Pass. This is going to be close but with the Dallas Mavericks holding the home-court advantage, NBA Betting Covers have them carrying the slight edge over the Miami Heat.
Miami Heat vs Dallas Mavericks 1/1/2021
Miami Heat vs Dallas Mavericks 1/1/2021 Betting Odds
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat have proved that they can beat the best even without Jimmy Butler. This team was able to take a win over the Milwaukee Bucks by 11 points, 108-119. That was a great bounce-back after the team lost to the same squad by a wide margin of 47 points. Bam Adebayo led the team with a near triple-double of 22 points, 10 assists, and eight rebounds. Tyler Herro proved he is set to get bigger roles with 21 points, 15 rebounds, and four assists. Goran Dragic came off the bench with 26 points while newcomer Avery Bradley gave the team 16 points. The team dropped a total of 15 three-pointers over the underachieving Bucks.
Players to watch: B. Adebayo C 4 GP 4 GS 30.8 MIN 19 PTS 1 OR 6.3 DR 7.3 REB 5 AST 1 STL 1.3 BLK 4.3 TO 2.3 PF 1.2 AST/TO 22 PER
T. Herro SG 4 GP 4 GS 34 MIN 17 PTS 0.3 OR 6.3 DR 6.5 REB 4.5 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 3 TO 2.3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 13.53 PER
G. Dragic PG 4 GP 0 GS 22.3 MIN 16.5 PTS 0.5 OR 2.3 DR 2.8 REB 4.8 AST 1.3 STL 0 BLK 2.8 TO 1.8 PF 1.7 AST/TO 24.5 PER.
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The Dallas Mavericks looked lost as this team lost three of their first four games of t season. They were not able to capitalize on their 52-point blowout against the Los Angeles Clippers and did not bring the momentum against the Charlotte Hornets. The Mavs lost to the young hornets by 19 points, 99-118. Luka Doncic had a subpar performance doing just 12 points, five assists, two rebounds, and two steals. Tim Hardaway Jr. is the best player for the team doing 18 points and Jalen Brunson tried to fill in the void with 16 points, five rebounds, and four assists from the bench. As of the moment, the Mavericks are not looking like a good playoff contender in the NBA Western Conference.
Players to Watch: L. Doncic PG 4 GP 4 GS 30 MIN 23.8 PTS 0.5 OR 5.3 DR 5.8 REB 6.3 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 1.3 PF 2.8 AST/TO 24.83 PER
T. Hardaway Jr. SG 4 GP 4 GS 26.3 MIN 14.5 PTS 0.3 OR 3.5 DR 3.8 REB 1.3 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 0.3 TO 1 PF 5 AST/TO 17.52 PER
J. Richardson SG 4 GP 4 GS 29.3 MIN 13.5 PTS 1.3 OR 2.3 DR 3.5 REB 1.8 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 0.8 TO 3.3 PF 2.3 AST/TO 14.2 PER.
Miami Heat vs Dallas Mavericks 1/1/2021 Betting Numbers
Miami is 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
Dallas is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Jimmy Butler SG Ankle is upgraded to probable Friday vs Dallas
Maxi Kleber PF Ankle is “?” Friday vs Miami
Miami Heat vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Picks
The Dallas Mavericks have a chip on their shoulder after a slow start but the Miami Heat is going to this game on a high momentum. The safer bet according to Best Sportsbook Online, the Mavericks are the safer bet but picking the Heat is a very reasonable risk.
Moneyline: The Heat are given an ML of +135 while the Mavericks are the favored team with -162.
ATS: It is just a point in between both squads for this matchup. Mavericks has the -1 while the Heat takes the +1.
TOTALs: It is as much as 230.5 points on the total for this game. Heat is the team over and the Mavericks are under.
Score Prediction: 109 – 108 Heat