The Dallas Mavericks have now managed to cover the posted spread at the online sportsbooks in each of their last two games against the Houston Rockets in their first-round playoff series as the teams meet in Game 5 on Tuesday night.
The Mavericks cut the Rockets’ series lead to 3-1 in Game 4 of the series on Sunday with a 121-109 victory as a 3.5-point home underdog on the NBA betting lines at the online sportsbooks. Dallas, though, is still just 3-7 SU and 4-6 ATS in its 10 most recent games against rival Houston.
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Houston Rockets installed as -5.5-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bodog, at 220.5.
Computer Prediction: Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets Pick
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 113-109 victory for the Rockets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Dallas Mavericks will try to spoil the party on Tuesday; they are 37-46-3 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Houston Rockets are 50-36 ATS. Dallas is 42-44 vs the betting total points scored; Houston is 43-43. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Dallas injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 8 (Houston Rockets) and the No. 25 (Mavericks) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds – VSB
How Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets Stats Match Up
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Houston’s No. 15-rated NBA squad against Dallas’s No. 23-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Houston rates No. 1 in the league with 11.27 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 7 with 8.9 per outing.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Houston was a 121-109 loser on the road against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the -3.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (230) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets Betting Odds Trends
Dallas is 8-16 ATS in its last 24 games
Dallas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Dallas’s last 10 games
Dallas is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games
Houston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Dallas home to Houston, Thursday, April 30th