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dallas mavericks vs utah jazz prediction 12/06/2023 sport preview

Dallas Mavericks vs Utah Jazz Prediction & Betting Tips 12/6/2023

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Dallas Mavericks vs Utah Jazz 12/6/2023
  • Take the Mavericks on the moneyline
  • The Mavericks should also cover at -8.5
  • Our NBA model projects 216 points, and we suggest taking the under

Dallas Mavericks vs Utah Jazz Preview

Planning on watching today’s Jazz and Mavericks game? Catch the action at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX, as the Mavericks hosts this showdown at 8:30 ET on BSSW.

The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 227.5 points, and the Mavericks are favored to win at home against the Jazz. Check out BetCoco for Dallas Mavericks – Utah Jazz odds

Dallas Mavericks vs Utah Jazz Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three head-to-head matchups, the Mavericks are averaging 114 points per game, compared to the Jazz at 111. These figures have led to Dallas posting a record of 2-1.

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Jazz have a straight up record of 1-9 while going 3-7 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 104 points per game in these contests.
  • Across their five previous home games, Dallas has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-3 while averaging 111 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Utah has an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • The Mavericks have played well in their last three games as the betting favorite, going 2-1 straight up and 2-1 against the spread.

Dallas Mavericks vs Utah Jazz Prediction

When looking at their overall record of 7-13, the Jazz will have to bring their A-game if they want to come out with a win as they are +8.5 point underdogs. In non-conference games, the Jazz are 0-3 while going 7-10 against Western Conference teams.

Utah has an ATS record above .500, currently standing at 11-9 against the spread. In their last six home games, Utah has successfully covered the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 8-2 at home compared to 3-7 on the road.

So far this season, the Jazz have an over/under record of 11-9-0. The games they’ve played have an ongoing average of 244.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 228.7.

The Jazz are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 118 points vs. the Trail Blazers. This figure is more than their season average of 112 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Lauri Markkanen, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 23.7, while Jordan Clarkson also maintains a PPG average of 17.8 leading up to the game.

The Jazz’s defense is presently ranked 25th in the league, allowing an average of 118.4 points per contest.

The Jazz defense is coming off a game in which they held the Trail Blazers offense to just 48.9% shooting. Overall, they gave up 113 points to Portland.

Heading into their matchup against the Jazz, the Mavericks have a 11-8 overall record and have gone 1-2 in their last three games. In Western Conference games, the Mavericks are 6-6 compared to 5-2 in non-conference games.

Dallas currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 9-10 at this point. When playing on the road, the Mavericks hold an ATS record of 6-4 in contrast to a 3-6 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Mavericks have recorded an 13-6-0 in terms of their over/under record for this season. Their games have currently averaged 245.0 points per game and the average over/under line so far is 233.8.

In their previous game, the Mavericks’ offense finished with 120 points, which is right in line with their current average of 118.2 points per contest. Offensively, the Mavericks have a season long field goal percentage of 46%, which is 20th in the league In terms of three-pointers, they are 10th in percentage and 1st in three-pointers made.

At present, the Mavericks’ defense is ranked 22nd, allowing 118.0 points per game.

The Mavericks defense is coming off a game in which they held the Thunder offense to just 44.8% shooting. Overall, they gave up 126 points to Oklahoma City.

Our prediction for this game is that the Mavericks will come out on top with a projected score of 116-100.

Dallas Mavericks vs Utah Jazz Betting Tips

  • Take the Mavericks on the moneyline
  • The Mavericks should also cover at -8.5
  • Our NBA model projects 216 points, and we suggest taking the under

Dallas Mavericks Injury Report

  • Kyrie Irving – Foot – Questionable
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. – Back – Questionable
  • Maxi Kleber – Toe – Out
  • Grant Williams – Knee – Questionable
  • Josh Green – Elbow – Out

Utah Jazz Injury Report

  • Kelly Olynyk – Shoulder – Out
  • Jordan Clarkson – Thigh – Out
  • Lauri Markkanen – Hamstring – Out

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