Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks - 12/28/19 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Dallas Mavericks at Golden State Warriors

Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 8:30 PM (Chase Center)

DAL -11.0 . Total 219.0

The Dallas Mavericks are on the road for a battle with the Golden State Warriors.  The Mavericks are (20-10), coming off a 102-98 win over the San Antonio Spurs.  The Warriors are (8-24), after getting past the Houston Rockets, 116-104.

In the Mavericks win over the Spurs, Dallas was guided during the game by Luka Doncic.  Doncic connected on 9 of 23 attempts from the floor, making 5 of 8 from the foul line, totaling 24 points and 8 assists.  Tim Hardaway Jr. contributed 17 points.  Dallas shot 42% from the floor and 40% from 3-point range.  The Mavericks won the game from 3-point range, making 16 3's compared to the Spurs 8.  

In the Warriors win over the Rockets, Golden State was guided by Damion Lee.  Lee was 5 of 9 from the floor, sinking all 10 foul shots, totaling 22 points, while pulling down 15 rebounds.  Draymond Green also secured a double-double, finishing with 20 points and 11 rebounds.  The Warriors shot 47% from the floor and 32% from distance.  The Warriors won the rebounding battle, 61 to 53.  Golden State had solid defense in the game, holding the Rockets to 37% from the floor.  The Rockets took 13 more shots than the Warriors.

Recent Betting Trends:

Mavericks are 17-13 ATS this season.

The over is 19-11in Mavericks games thus far.

Warriors are 15-16-1 ATS this season.

The under is 17-14-1 in Warriors games thus far.

The Mavericks have split their last 8 games, going 4-4.  The Warriors have won their last 3 games, with wins over: Houston, Minnesota, and New Orleans.  The Warriors seem to be catching some stride here, as some of the the players off the bench have figured out their role.  However, the Mavericks have been a great road team this season, having gone 11-3 to this point.  Dallas is a better road team than when at home.  The Warriors are 5-10 at home.  The Mavericks are scoring nearly 119 points per game on the road, that is the 3rd best road offense.  I'll side with Dallas on the road.  Final score prediction, Mavericks will win and cover, 115-102.    

Chris’s Pick DALLAS MAVERICKS -11.0

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.