Oklahoma City Thunder vs Dallas Mavericks 3/3/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Dallas Mavericks 3/3/2021 – The American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas will play host to Oklahoma City Thunder and Dallas Mavericks as they enter a Western Conference showdown. The Thunder turned out to be one of those disappointing teams this season as they are still in the 12th position. The Dallas Mavericks, on the other hand, are slightly better at the 10th spot. Dallas is above the .500 mark, but the Thunder are six games behind. The best NBA predictions 2021 have been updated with all the odds and lines of this anticipated game.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Dallas Mavericks 3/3/2021
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Dallas Mavericks 3/3/2021 Betting Odds
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
Oklahoma City Thunder lost their last game against Denver Nuggets with a big difference in the scores. The Nuggets smashed Oklahoma with a 126-96 victory. Their defeat dropped them to a 14-20 record on the season. Oklahoma is still ahead of the Sacramento Kings while they trail the Pelicans. Darius Bazley managed to go eight for 16 while scoring 22 points for the Thunder against the Nuggets. Another 15 points were contributed by Isaiah Roby in just 28 minutes of the game. Oklahoma will need to strengthen its defense to get past opponents.
Players to watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 28 GP 28 GS 33.9 MIN 23.2 PTS 0.6 OR 4.6 DR 5.3 REB 6.3 AST 0.8 STL 0.6 BLK 3 TO 2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 22.25 PER
A. Horford C 23 GP 23 GS 28.2 MIN 14.2 PTS 0.9 OR 5.9 DR 6.8 REB 3.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 1.7 PF 3.2 AST/TO 17.11 PER
L. Dort SF 33 GP 33 GS 29.7 MIN 12.5 PTS 0.6 OR 2.8 DR 3.4 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 1.5 TO 2.4 PF 1 AST/TO 9.18 PER.
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The Dallas Mavericks are holding a 17-16 record on the season and they are one game above the .500 mark. Dallas will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak. In their last outing, they took out Orlando Magic with a final score of 130-124. Luke Doncic took the lead with 33 points against the Magic. Doncic also contributed nine assists and 10 rebounds while Kristaps Porzingis tossed in 17 points and 10 boards in their success. Dallas will try to take advantage of a defensively weak Oklahoma squad.
Players to watch: L. Doncic PG 32 GP 32 GS 35.2 MIN 28.6 PTS 0.8 OR 7.6 DR 8.4 REB 9 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 4.2 TO 2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 26.35 PER
K. Porzingis C 19 GP 19 GS 29.9 MIN 20.2 PTS 1.9 OR 6.2 DR 8.1 REB 1.4 AST 0.4 STL 1.6 BLK 1.3 TO 3.1 PF 1.1 AST/TO 21.2 PER
T. Hardaway Jr. SF 32 GP 17 GS 29.5 MIN 16.3 PTS 0.3 OR 2.8 DR 3.1 REB 1.7 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 0.8 TO 1.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 14.92 PER.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Dallas Mavericks 3/3/2021 Betting Numbers
Oklahoma City Thunder
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oklahoma City’s last 10 games.
Dallas are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Trevor Ariza SF Personal is out indefinitely
Willie Cauley-Stein C Thumb left last game, is “?” Wednesday vs Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Picks
Both teams are dealing with injured players, but overall the Thunder holds the key to success in this game. The NBA tips and predictions 2021 are all set for the Mavericks to win this game and cover the spread.
Moneyline: An ML of +333 is set for Oklahoma and an ML of -450 is set for Dallas.
ATS: +8.5 (-110) is out for Oklahoma and -8.5 (-110) is out for Dallas.
TOTALs: The total will go over 222 (-110) for the Thunder and the same will go under for the Mavericks.
Score Prediction: 120 – 112 Mavericks