Milwaukee Bucks at Dallas Mavericks - 4/8/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Dallas Mavericks (28-22) vs Milwaukee Bucks (32-18)
Game Info: Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 9:00 pm (American Airlines Center)
Betting Odds: Dallas Mavericks +1.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Milwaukee Bucks and Dallas Mavericks meet Thursday in NBA action at the American Airlines Center.
The Milwaukee Bucks look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 119.3 points on 48.8 percent shooting and allowing 113 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 28.8 points and 11.4 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 20.4 points and 5.5 assists. Jrue Holiday is the third double-digit scorer and Brook Lopez is grabbing five rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.9 rebounds per game.
The Dallas Mavericks look for a win after winning seven of their last 10 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 Bucks are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 road games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Mavericks are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 10-4 in Bucks last 14 overall. The under is 16-5 in Mavericks last 21 overall. The Bucks are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Dallas and 2-12-2 ATS in the last 16 meetings.
The Milwaukee Bucks have been hot and cold these last couple of weeks, they're not covering numbers and they're winning their last five games by an average of just 1.8 points despite shooting 52 percent from the field. The Dallas Mavericks should be motivated after losing last night to the Rockets and they're still winning games with their defense, which makes this team dangerous. Statement game for the Mavs at home. I'll grab the free bucket.