San Antonio Spurs (24-26) at Dallas Mavericks (29-22)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 8:00 pm (American Airlines Center)
The Line: Dallas Mavericks -6.5 -- Over/Under: 222 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks meet Sunday in NBA action at the American Airlines Center.
The San Antonio Spurs need a win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 110.4 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 112.1 points on 47 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 20.9 points and 4.3 rebounds while Dejounte Murray is averaging 15.7 points and 6.9 rebounds. Derrick White is the third double-digit scorer and Keldon Johnson is dishing 1.8 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 38 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game.
The Dallas Mavericks look for a win after winning eight of their last 11 games. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 111.5 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 109.4 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Luka Doncic is averaging 28.5 points and 8.7 assists while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.4 points and 9.2 rebounds. Tim Hardaway Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen Brunson is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Mavericks are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game.
The Spurs are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mavericks are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 home games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Spurs last 5 overall. The under is 18-5 in Mavericks last 23 overall. The Spurs are 5-13 ATS in the last 18 meetings.
The San Antonio Spurs continue to head in the wrong direction, and that includes losing their last five games by an average of 9.4 points while allowing 51.1 percent shooting from the field. The Dallas Mavericks are winning their last five games by an average of 9.8 points, and they beat the Spurs last month by 11 points. Hard to get behind the Spurs in their current form. Give me the Mavs and the reasonable chalk.