Mavericks vs. Spurs Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 9, 2023

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Mavericks vs. Spurs Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 9, 2023

NBA Predictions

Christian Wood and the Dallas Mavericks (38-43) will look to fend off Tre Jones’ San Antonio Spurs (21-60) on April 9, 2023. The Mavericks are a 4-point favorite. A point total of 231 is set for the matchup.

Mavericks vs. Spurs Odds

  • Mavericks odds to win: -173
  • Spurs odds to win: +146
  • Spread: Mavericks (-4)
  • Total: 231

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 3:30 PM ET
  • Where: American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas
  • TV: BSSW and CW35

Who Will Win Mavericks vs. Spurs?

Mavericks and Spurs Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Mavericks have an 8-27-2 record against the spread this season when favored by 4 points or more.

In games this year in which they were an underdog by 4 points or more, the Spurs have a 27-41 record against the spread.

The two teams average a combined 4.1 fewer points per game, 226.9, than this game’s total of 231 points.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 237 points per game, six more than the over/under for this game.

The Mavericks’ average point total in matchups this year is 228, three points below the over/under in this game.

San Antonio’s games this season have averaged a total of 235.9 points, 4.9 more than the point total in this matchup.

Dallas has a 29-48-4 record against the spread this season.

The Spurs have a 32-49-0 record against the spread this season.

Mavericks Stats & Insights

The Mavericks average 114.2 points per game (16th in the league) while allowing 113.9 per outing (15th in the NBA). They have a +27 scoring differential overall.

The Mavericks lose the rebound battle by 5.7 boards on average. They record 38.7 rebounds per game, which ranks 30th in the league, while their opponents pull down 44.4 per contest.

Dallas knocks down 15.2 three-pointers per game (third-most in the league) at a 37.1% rate (eighth-best in the NBA), compared to the 11.1 per game its opponents make at a 35.1% rate.

The Mavericks put up 114.5 points per 100 possessions (seventh in the league), while allowing 113.9 points per 100 possessions (21st in the NBA).

The Mavericks have scored at a higher rate in home games than away from home in the 2022-23 season (115.3 at home versus 113.1 on the road), though they have allowed fewer points in home games than in road games (112.1 opponent points per home game versus 115.6 on the road).

Spurs Stats & Insights

The Spurs’ -844 scoring differential (being outscored by 10.4 points per game) is a result of putting up 112.7 points per game (24th in NBA) while giving up 123.1 per contest (30th in league).

San Antonio loses the rebound battle by 1.6 boards on average. It records 43.4 rebounds per game, 15th in the league, while its opponents pull down 45.

The Spurs make 11.1 three-pointers per game (22nd in the league) at a 34.4% rate (26th in NBA), compared to the 12.6 per contest their opponents make, shooting 39.2% from deep.

The Spurs rank 30th in the NBA with 107 points scored per 100 possessions, and 30th defensively with 117.9 points conceded per 100 possessions.

At home, San Antonio averages 115.1 points per game. Away, it scores 110.3.

Mavericks Key Players to Watch

Wood puts up 16.6 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, with 1.8 assists.

The Mavericks get 1.6 three-pointers per game out of Wood.

Dwight Powell averages 0.6 steals per game, while Wood swats 1.1 shots per contest.

Spurs Key Players to Watch

Jones holds the top spot on the Spurs scoring and assist lists among active players, putting up 12.9 points and 6.6 assists per game.

Zach Collins’ per-game averages this season are 11.6 points, 2.8 assists and 6.4 rebounds.

Devin Vassell averages 2.7 made threes per game.

The Spurs’ defensive efforts get a boost from Jones (1.3 steals per game) and Collins (0.8 blocks per game).

Mavericks vs. Spurs Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Mavericks (- 4)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (231)

  • Prediction:
    Mavericks 123 – Spurs 109

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