Going 10-5 without their all-star point guard, the Raptors have fared much better than they were given credit for when the news came down that Kyle Lowry would be gone for the remainder of the regular season. DeMar DeRozan, with some help, has carried the Raptors to a four-game winning streak during which he’s contributed a total of 118 points. He and the Dinos will take on the Mavericks tonight in the second and final contest of a short southern road trip in a game that – incredibly – opened as a pick’em.
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- The Raptors are 3-13 SU in their last 16 games on the road against the Mavericks.
- The Mavericks are 15-4 ATS in their last 19 games at home.
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the Raptors’ last 6 games against the Mavericks.
Although the trends aren’t in their favor, the Raptors are a far superior team to the Mavericks. They’ve won 12 more games than the Mavs this season and when they met up in the Big Smoke a little under two weeks ago, Dallas was cheered out of the Air Canada Centre to the tune of a 22-point loss.
Toronto has historically struggled in the Big D but taking two of the last three against the Mavs in Texas, the Raptors are starting to buck that trend. If I were capping this game, I’d peg the Raptors as a 3- or 4-point favorite so I’ll be all over them if the line stays close to even.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Dallas Mavericks as 0-point in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 196.5 earlier at Bovada.
Odds – Shark prediction models pick the Raptors to win this game 110-90. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Toronto Raptors vs Dallas Mavericks Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the Toronto Raptors have seen them go 43-29 and 39-32-1 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Dallas Mavericks are at 31-40 and 39-32 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Mavericks are 29-42, while the Toronto Raptors are 38-33-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Toronto injuries news.
According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds – Shark, it’s the No. 20-rated Dallas Mavericks and the No. 9-rated Raptors in this NBA basketball matchup.
Offensively the game matches up Dallas’s No. 30-ranked offense (97.97 PPG) against a Toronto Raptors defense that ranks No. 7 at 103.06 PPG. The Dallas Mavericks have averaged 44.18% from the field per game, less than the Toronto Raptors have managed so far this NBA season (46.15% on average).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
DeMar DeRozan poured in 40 points for Toronto on Thursday, as they defeated Miami 101-84 at American Airlines Arena.
Dallas got 23 points from Seth Curry en route to a 97-95 victory over Los Angeles on Thursday at American Airlines Center.
- Toronto is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
- Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Toronto’s last 18 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 6 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Dallas’s last 18 games
- Dallas is 15-4 ATS in its last 19 games at home
- Dallas is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas’s last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Toronto home to Orlando, Monday, March 27th
Dallas home to Oklahoma City, Monday, March 27th