76ers vs Mavericks Odds, Unfold and Picks

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Ben Simmons in warmup

PHILADELPHIA, PA – MAY 05: Philadelphia 76ers Guard Ben Simmons (25) appears to be like on throughout warmups earlier than the Japanese Convention Semifinal Sport between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers on Might 05, 2018 at Wells Fargo Middle in Philadelphia, PA. (Photograph by Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire)

  • The Philadelphia 76ers are 3-point favorites over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday (April twelfth, 7:30 pm ET)
  • 9 of Philadelphia’s final 11 video games have gone underneath the full, largely because of the 76ers glorious play on the defensive finish
  • See beneath for evaluation, odds and a betting prediction

The Philadelphia 76ers have been constantly inconsistent during the last couple weeks. Philly has alternated wins and losses over its final 4 outings, and has dropped 4 of eight total. Regardless of the up and down play, the 76ers go to Dallas on Monday (April twelfth, 7:30 pm ET) with a share of first place within the East.

The Mavs in the meantime, are in a good battle for playoff seeding within the West, and can search their seventh win within the final 9 video games.

76ers vs Mavericks Odds

Crew Unfold Moneyline at DraftKings Complete
Philadelphia 76ers -3 (-110) -148 O 225 (-108)
Dallas Mavericks +3 (-110) +125 U 225 (-113)

Odds as of April twelfth.

Philadelphia opened up as a 3-point favourite, in a sport that encompasses a complete of 225. The 76ers adopted up an unpleasant loss Friday in New Orleans with a victory in Oklahoma Metropolis on Saturday, routing the Thunder by 24.

Sixers Smack Thunder Round

Joel Embiid led the way in which in opposition to OKC pouring in 27 factors and grabbing 9 boards. The efficiency was a strong bounce again from the night time earlier than, when he managed solely 14 factors versus the Pelicans.

Furkan Korkmaz added a season-high 20 factors and a career-high 5 steals, whereas 4 different Sixers reached double-figures. Defensively, Philly didn’t clamp down as exhausting on OKC shooters as they usually do, permitting the Thunder to shot 50% from the sector, however the Sixers greater than made up for it by forcing 23 turnovers.

Solely two groups pressure extra turnovers per sport than Philadelphia this season, whereas the Sixers stingy protection ranks seventh in factors in opposition to, fourth in opponent field-goal share, and first in blocks.

Mavs Shocked by Spurs

Dallas in the meantime, suffered a gut-wrenching defeat to San Antonio on Sunday, dropping on a Demar DeRozan jumper with lower than a second remaining.

Kristaps Porzingis paced the offense with 31 factors and 15 boards, whereas Luka Doncic chipped in 29 factors and seven assists. The Mavs shot 47.9% from the sector, however have been uncharacteristically beneficiant in their very own finish. Dallas allowed San Antonio shooters to knock down 54.2% of their makes an attempt and surrendered extra factors to the Spurs than they’d versus any of their earlier 11 opponents.

The Mavericks have been one of many higher defensive groups all yr, rating eighth in factors in opposition to and fifth in opponent field-goal share, however have been victimized by San Antonio’s greatest capturing share since a March fifteenth win over Detroit.

Anticipate a Low-Scoring Affair

Due to elite defensive play, underneath tickets have been cashing at a excessive price in Philly’s latest contests. The underneath has hit in 4 straight Sixers video games and 9 of their previous 11 outings, whereas Philly has held 4 straight opponents to 100 factors or much less

To not be outdone, six of the previous seven Maverick contests have stayed beneath the full, and 7 of their previous eight opponents have didn’t exceed 109 factors.

The final time these two groups met, the sport fell 20 factors wanting the full, and given the robust defensive play of each groups this season (Sunday however for Dallas), this sport units as much as be low scoring as effectively.

Additionally working in favor of the underneath is the standing of Kristaps Porzingis. Dallas routinely sits Porzingis within the second half of back-to-backs (he’s performed in simply three all season) and will he sit once more, it will likely be secure to decrease the Mavs’ offensive expectations.

Choose: Beneath 225 (-113)

 


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