Dallas is only a 1-point favorite (per DraftKings) against Houston when the Mavericks (40-27) and the Rockets (40-24) face off on July 31, 2020 in a game oddsmakers expect to be a tight matchup. A points total of 227.0 has been set for the game.

The betting insights in this article reflect data as of July 30, 2020, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Mavericks vs Rockets Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Mavericks -1 -109 -112 227 -112 -109

Injury Report as of July 30

Mavericks: Dwight Powell: Out (Achilles) Courtney Lee: Out (Calf) Seth Curry: Questionable (Ankle) Willie Cauley-Stein: Out (Personal) Dorian Finney-Smith: Questionable (Hip) Jalen Brunson: Out (Shoulder)

Rockets: Eric Gordon: Out (Ankle) DeMarre Carroll: Questionable (Hamstring) Thabo Sefolosha: Out (Personal) Austin Rivers: Probable (Personal) David Nwaba: Out (Achilles)

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average point total in Mavericks games this year is 0.3 fewer points than the over/under of 227 in this matchup.
  • The average total for Rockets games this year is 5.5 more points than the point total of 227 for this outing.
  • In 33 of 67 opportunities (49.3%) this year, the Mavericks and their opponents have scored at least this matchup’s over/under of 227 points.
  • In 40 of 64 games (62.5%) this season, Houston and its opponents have combined to score more than 227 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 7.5 more points per game (234.5) than this game’s total of 227 points.
  • The Mavericks and the Rockets have seen their opponents average a combined 2.3 less points per game than the point total of 227 set for this matchup.

Head to Head

Dallas and Houston have a tied 1-1 record in head-to-head matchups this year. The Mavericks have beat the spread more often than not against the Rockets, holding a 2-0 record ATS in head-to-head meetings.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
1/31/2020 Rockets Rockets -8 237.5 -335 270 128-121 HOU*
11/24/2019 Rockets Rockets -5 229.5 -220 180 137-123 DAL*
  • 1/31/2020 DNP – Mavericks: Luka Doncic, Dwight Powell

    Rockets: Clint Capela

  • 11/24/2019 DNP –

    Rockets: Eric Gordon

  • Mavericks Betting Information

    • Dallas and its opponents have hit the over in 58.2% of games (39 out of 67 matchups).
    • Dallas beat the spread more often than not this year, going 34-28-2 against the spread.
    • The Mavericks have fared well as a 1-point favorite, going 26-20-2 against the spread when favored by 1 point.

    Rockets Betting Information

    • Against the spread this season, Houston is under .500: 29-31-1.
    • When they’re at least 1-point underdogs, the Rockets are 7-3 against the spread.
    • Houston has hit the over on the points total in 25 of 64 games this season (39.1%).

    Mavericks Leaders

    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Luka Doncic 54 28.7 9.3 8.7 1.1 0.2 2.9
    Kristaps Porzingis 51 19.2 9.5 1.7 0.7 2.1 2.5
    Tim Hardaway Jr. 63 15.8 3.1 2.0 0.6 0.1 2.9
    Seth Curry 59 12.6 2.4 2.0 0.6 0.1 2.3
    Dwight Powell 40 9.4 5.7 1.5 0.9 0.6 0.3

    Rockets Leaders

    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    James Harden 61 34.4 6.4 7.4 1.7 0.9 4.4
    Russell Westbrook 53 27.5 8.1 7.0 1.7 0.3 1.0
    Eric Gordon 34 14.5 1.9 1.5 0.6 0.4 2.7
    Robert Covington 62 12.8 6.4 1.2 1.5 1.3 2.4
    Danuel House 58 10.2 4.2 1.3 1.1 0.6 1.9

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