Dallas Mavericks at Houston Rockets - 4/7/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Houston Rockets (13-37) vs Dallas Mavericks (28-21)
Game Info: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Toyota Center)
Betting Odds: Houston Rockets +11 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Toyota Center.
The Dallas Mavericks look for a win after winning 13 of their last 18 games. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 111.8 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 109.7 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Luka Doncic is averaging 28.6 points and 8.8 assists while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.2 points and 8.9 rebounds. Tim Hardaway Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen Brunson is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Mavericks are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.4 rebounds per game.
The Houston Rockets need a win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The Houston Rockets are averaging 107.8 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 114.2 points on 47 percent shooting. Christian Wood is averaging 20.9 points and 9.6 rebounds while John Wall is averaging 20.2 points and 6.8 assists. Kelly Olynyk is the third double-digit scorer and Eric Gordon is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.1 rebounds per game.
The Mavericks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Rockets are 5-23 ATS in their last 28 home games and 16-38 ATS in their last 54 games overall. The under is 16-5 in Mavericks last 21 overall. The under is 37-17-1 in Rockets last 55 home games. The Mavericks are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Houston.
The Dallas Mavericks continue to play their best ball of the season, and they're winning their last five games by an average of 13.8 points while allowing 41.3 percent shooting from the field. The Houston Rockets continue to pile up the losses, and they're 16-34 against the spread on the season and 5-20 against the spread at home. Keep in mind, the Rockets are massive underdogs nearly every night. Yeah... Give me the Mavericks and the chalk.