In the last game on Wednesday night, the San Antonio Spurs will play the Dallas Mavericks at 8:30 p.m. ET. The last time these two teams played, the Mavericks won 122-117 on Jan. 23 at the AT&T Center.
The Spurs are coming into the game off of a 107-102 loss last to the Oklahoma City Thunder. San Antonio has lost three out of their last five contests, but are 6-4 in their 10. The Mavs have won three-straight games, which includes a road win over the Brooklyn Nets. Dallas has a record of 8-2 in their last 10.
Can the Mavericks extend their winning streak in a division battle? We’ll go over some ideal picks on DraftKings Sportsbook centered around the game here.
Spurs vs. Mavericks, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBATV
Pick ATS: Spurs +4.5
The line for Wednesday night’s game is currently set at 4.5 points, with the Mavericks favored at home. Dallas ended the first half of the season on a hot-streak winning three-straight games. They’ve also won three-straight games at home.
The Mavs led by Luka Doncic have been good against their Southwest foes with a record of 4-1. But if they want to extend their win streak, Dallas will need to win the rebounding battle over the Spurs. This season, the Mavericks is averaging 42.8 rebounds per game and have a record of 8-1 when they control the glass.
As for the Spurs, it appears as if they are fully healthy for the first time in a while. They’ve missed Derrick White, Rudy Gay, among others due to health and safety protocols. But with a healthy team, they should be able to give the Mavericks a run for their money. The Spurs have a record of 9-4 against the spread away from the AT&T center this season. San Antonio is also 11-6 ATS this season as an underdog, including 3-2 in their last five.
Player Prop: Dejounte Murray O29.5 points, rebounds, and assists (-110)
For the Spurs to cover the spread and possibly pull the upset, the ball must be in Dejounte Murray’s hands a lot. The young San Antonio point guard has been one of more underrated guards and players in the league this season. While we pay attention to Russell Westbrook, who is a walking-triple double, Murray already has two under his belt and barely missed out on having more.
This season, the former University of Washington point guard is averaging 15.8 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 5.4 assists per game. He has gone over 29.5 points, rebounds, and assists in 15 out of 32 games played.
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