Mavericks vs Knicks: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 2, 2021

A game after he scored 36 points in a 113-108 win over the Celtics, Luka Doncic leads the Dallas Mavericks (25-21) on the road against the New York Knicks (24-24) on Friday, April 2. The Mavericks are favored by  in the matchup, which airs at 7:30 PM ET on NBA TV. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of April 1, 2021, 3:55 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Mavericks vs Knicks Betting Odds

Mavericks vs Knicks Props

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Injury Report as of April 2

Mavericks:
Tyrell Terry: Day To Day (Personal),
JJ Redick: Out (Heel),
Willie Cauley-Stein: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)

Knicks:
RJ Barrett: Day To Day (Ankle),
Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle),
Derrick Rose: Day To Day (Ankle)

Mavericks and Knicks Records ATS

  • Dallas has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 22-24 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Mavericks are 3-6 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Dallas and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 20 of 46 games this season (43.5%).
  • New York has topped the spread so far this season with a record of 28-20.
  • When they play as at least a 5.5-point underdog, the Knicks routinely meet expectations with a 1-0 record against the spread.
  • 30 of New York’s 48 games (62.5%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • In Dallas’ matchups this season, the Mavericks and their opponents have exceeded Friday’s over/under of 213.5 points 32 times (69.6% of opportunities).
  • In 17 out of New York’s 48 games this season (35.4%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the over/under in Friday’s matchup.
  • This season, the average total for Mavericks games is 223 points, 9.5 more than the over/under of 213.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 4.2 points separates this game’s over/under (213.5 points) and the average total points bet in Knicks’ games (209.3 points) this season.
  • The average implied total for the Mavericks this season is 114.7 points, 4.7 more points than their implied total of 110 points in Friday’s game.
  • This season, Dallas has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (110) 25 times.
  • The 109.7-point average implied total on the season for the Knicks is 5.7 more points than the team’s 104-point implied total in this matchup.
  • New York has scored more than 104 points 24 times this season.
  • The Mavericks are the NBA’s 17th-highest scoring team (112.2 PPG), while the Knicks allow their opponents the least points per game (104.5) in the league.
  • The Mavericks have totaled a total of 60 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 1.3 per game), and the Knicks have out-scored opponents by only 15 points on the season (0.3 more per game).

Mavericks Leaders

  • Doncic leads the Mavericks in points and assists. He averages 28.7 points per game while also adding 8.9 assists.
  • Doncic’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 45.5, 0.2 lower than his season average of 45.7.
  • Dallas’ rebounding leader is Kristaps Porzingis, who pulls down 8.9 per game.
  • Porzingis’ PRA prop total for the contest is set at 30.5, 0.4 less than his season average of 30.9.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. is the top three-point shooter for the Mavericks, knocking down 3.0 per game.
  • Hardaway’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.5 shots greater than his season average of 3.0.
  • Doncic leads the team with 1.0 steal per game. Porzingis collects 1.7 blocks a game to pace Dallas.
  • Porzingis’ blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 blocks lower than his season average of 1.7.

Knicks Leaders

  • Julius Randle leads the Knicks with 23.1 points per game, 10.8 rebounds per game, and 5.8 assists per game.
  • Randle’s assists prop total for the contest is posted at 7.5 assists, 1.7 assists higher than his season average of 5.8.
  • Reggie Bullock makes more threes per game than any other member of the Knicks, averaging 2.0 treys per game.
  • Bullock’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 1.5 shots higher than his season average of 2.0.
  • Mitchell Robinson is at the top of New York’s steals hierarchy with 1.2 steals per game and Nerlens Noel leads the squad in blocks with 2.0 per game.
  • Noel’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.5 blocks lower than his season average of 2.0.

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