Portland Trail Blazers (15-10) at Dallas Mavericks (13-14)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 7:30 pm (American Airlines Center)
The Line: Dallas Mavericks -3.5 -- Over/Under: 235.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas Mavericks meet Sunday in NBA action at the American Airlines Center.
The Portland Trail Blazers look for a win after winning five of their last six games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 115.2 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 115.1 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 29 points and 7.2 assists while CJ McCollum is averaging 26.7 points and 3.9 rebounds. Gary Trent Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Carmelo Anthony is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 83.1 percent from the free throw line. The Portland Trail Blazers are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.6 rebounds per game.
The Dallas Mavericks look to build on their four-game winning streak. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 112.7 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 114.4 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Luka Doncic is averaging 28.5 points and 9.4 assists while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.7 points and 8.3 rebounds. Tim Hardaway Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Josh Richardson is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Mavericks are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game.
The Trail Blazers are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Mavericks are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Sunday games and 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The over is 9-3 in Trail Blazers last 12 overall. The over is 6-0 in Mavericks last 6 overall. The Trail Blazers are 4-9 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Dallas and 8-21 ATS in the last 29 meetings.
The Portland Trail Blazers are keeping things afloat despite their injuries and they've proven they can win on the road where they're winning by an average of 1.1 points. With that said, the Dallas Mavericks are riding a four-game winning streak, their best stretch of the season, and they're shooting 49.4 percent from the field and 43.6 percent from three in their last five games. When the Mavs are playing to their ability, they're the better team here. At home, I'll lay the tiny chalk.