Mavericks vs. Spurs: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – March 19, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

The Dallas Mavericks (39-29) take the court against the San Antonio Spurs (15-53) as 8.5-point favorites on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET on BSSW. The matchup’s point total is 235.5.

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Mavericks vs. Spurs Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Total
Mavericks -8.5 235.5

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Injury Report as of March 19

Mavericks: Brandon Williams: Out (Wrist), Josh Green: Out (Ankle), Dante Exum: Probable (Foot), Luka Dončić: Probable (Hamstring)

Spurs: Charles Bassey: Out (Left Knee), Marcus Morris: Out (Not With Team), Marcus Morris: Out (Not With Team)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Spurs (+8.5)
Total Pick Under (235.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Mavericks vs. Spurs Stat Rankings

Mavericks Avg. (Rank) Spurs Avg. (Rank)
118.8 (6th) Points Scored 112.4 (21st)
117.5 (22nd) Points Allowed 119.8 (25th)
42.4 (23rd) Rebounds 43.6 (16th)
9.9 (22nd) Off. Rebounds 10.4 (17th)
14.6 (3rd) 3pt Made 12.6 (15th)
25.4 (22nd) Assists 29.8 (2nd)
12.0 (6th) Turnovers 14.4 (27th)

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Mavericks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Luka Doncic 59 34.4 9 9.7 1.4 0.6 3.9
Kyrie Irving 46 25.4 5.1 5.3 1.2 0.5 3
Tim Hardaway Jr. 65 15.7 3.4 1.7 0.5 0.1 2.9
P.J. Washington 44 13.6 5.3 2.2 0.9 0.7 1.8
Daniel Gafford 16 11 7.4 0.8 0.6 1.9 0

Spurs Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Victor Wembanyama 60 20.8 10.4 3.5 1.3 3.5 1.7
Devin Vassell 62 19.3 3.8 4 1 0.4 2.5
Keldon Johnson 63 16 5.5 2.9 0.8 0.3 1.9
Jeremy Sochan 68 11.6 6.3 3.4 0.8 0.5 0.9
Zach Collins 56 11.2 5.3 2.9 0.5 0.7 0.8

Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Mavericks are 38-30-0 this year.
  • Dallas is 6-3 as 8.5-point favorites or more.
  • Out of 68 Mavericks games so far this season, 33 have hit the over.
  • A total of 38 times so far this season, Dallas and its opponent have combined to score more than 235.5 points.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 235.5 points, 0.8 fewer than the average total in this season’s Mavericks contests.
  • The Spurs’ record against the spread is 34-34-0.
  • San Antonio is 17-17 as a 8.5-point underdog or greater.
  • The Spurs have seen 32 of their 68 games go over the point total.
  • San Antonio’s games have finished with over 235.5 points scored 30 times this year.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.4 points higher than the average scoring total for Spurs games (232.1).

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