Dallas Mavericks at Portland Trail Blazers - 1/26/22 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Portland Trail Blazers (20-26) vs Dallas Mavericks (27-20)
Game Info: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 10:00 pm (Moda Center at the Rose Quarter)
Betting Odds: Portland Trail Blazers +4.5 -- Over/Under: 218 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Moda Center. The Dallas Mavericks look for a win after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Portland Trail Blazers look for a win after splitting their last 14 games.
The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 105.5 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 102.7 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Luka Doncic is averaging 24.6 points and 8.8 assists, while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.3 points and 7.9 rebounds. Jalen Brunson is the third double-digit scorer and Tim Hardaway Jr. is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 76.2 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Mavericks are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game.
The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 108.3 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 112.3 points on 47.6 percent shooting. CJ McCollum is averaging 20.5 points and 4 rebounds, while Norman Powell is averaging 18.6 points and 2.1 assists. Anfernee Simons is the third double-digit scorer and Jusuf Nurkic is grabbing 10.7 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The Portland Trail Blazers are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game.
The Mavericks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest. The Trail Blazers are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 36-14-1 in Mavericks last 51 overall. The under is 7-3 in Trail Blazers last 10 games playing on 0 days rest. The Mavericks are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Portland and 23-10 ATS in the last 33 meetings.
The Dallas Mavericks have been a different team since the return of Luka, and they should be favored in this spot. However, you can say the same about the Portland Trail Blazers, as they've quietly piled up some nice wins since the return of CJ. The Trail Blazers are winning their last five games by an average of 3.2 points while shooting 45.6 percent from the field and 37 percent from three. The Trail Blazers are a much more competitive team as of late, and the Mavericks just lost Tim Hardaway Jr last night. Give me the home dog.
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Randy’s Pick Portland Trail Blazers +4.5
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