Mavericks vs Rockets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 7, 2021

Written By Staff on April 7, 2021

The Houston Rockets (13-37) are big,  underdogs as they try to turn around a five-game losing streak when they host the Dallas Mavericks (28-21) on Wednesday, April 7 at Toyota Center. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on SportsNet SW. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 7, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Mavericks vs Rockets Betting Odds

Mavericks vs Rockets Props

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Injury Report as of April 7

Kristaps Porzingis: Day To Day (Wrist),
Tyrell Terry: Day To Day (Personal),
Maxi Kleber: Day To Day (Leg),
Trey Burke: Day To Day (Calf),
JJ Redick: Out (Heel),
Willie Cauley-Stein: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)

Armoni Brooks: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Avery Bradley: Day To Day (Knee),
David Nwaba: Out (Wrist),
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
Eric Gordon: Out (Groin),
Danuel House Jr.: Out (Ankle),
John Wall: Day To Day (Knee)

Mavericks and Rockets Records ATS

  • Dallas is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 25-24.
  • The Mavericks are 1-0 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least an 11.5-point favorite.
  • Dallas and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 20 of 49 games this season (40.8%).
  • Houston holds a losing record ATS this season with 16 wins, 33 losses, and one tie ATS.
  • Houston and its opponents have often been held under the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 40% (20) of their 50 games played.

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Head to Head

Eric Gordon scored a team-high 33 points to lead the Rockets over Luka Doncic (26 points) and the Mavericks 133-108 in their last matchup on January 23, 2021. The Mavericks were favored by 7 points in the game, but the Rockets covered the spread in the loss. The teams scored 241 total points to cover the 222.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/23/2021 Mavericks Mavericks -7 222.5 -279 225 Regular Season 133-108 HOU
1/4/2021 Rockets Rockets -4 230 -164 136 Regular Season 113-100 DAL
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Scoring Trends

  • Dallas and its opponents have hit the over on Wednesday’s 225 total in 18 out of 49 games (36.7%) this season.
  • 21 Houston games this year (42% of its matchups) ended with a final total higher than Wednesday’s total of 225 points.
  • On average, the over/under in Mavericks games is 3.5 points fewer than the over/under of 225 points in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is three points more than the average over/under in Rockets’ games this season (222 points).
  • The average implied total for the Mavericks this season is 114.8 points, 3.2 fewer points than their implied total of 118 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • Dallas has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (118) 15 times this season.
  • The 115-point average implied total on the season for the Rockets is eight more points than the team’s 107-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Houston has scored more than this game’s implied total of 107 points 25 times this season.
  • The Mavericks are the NBA’s 19th-highest scoring team (111.8 PPG), while the Rockets allow their opponents the 24th-fewest points per game (114.2) in the league.
  • The Mavericks have out-scored their opponents by a total of 103 points this season (2.1 points per game on average), and opponents of the Rockets have out-scored them by 321 more points on the year (6.4 per game).

Mavericks Leaders

  • Doncic leads the Mavericks in scoring (28.6 points per game) and assisting (8.8 assists per game).
  • Doncic’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 38.5, 7.0 less than his season average of 45.5.
  • Kristaps Porzingis paces Dallas with 8.9 rebounds per game.
  • Porzingis’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 32.5, 1.9 higher than his season average of 30.6.
  • Doncic connects on 3.1 threes per game to lead the Mavericks.
  • Doncic’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 4.5, 1.4 shots greater than his season average of 3.1.
  • Dallas’ blocks leader is Porzingis, who collects 1.6 per game. Doncic leads the team averaging 1.0 steal an outing.
  • Doncic’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.5 steals less than his season average of 1.0.

Rockets Leaders

  • Christian Wood holds the top Rockets spot in two categories: scoring (20.9 points per game) and rebounding (9.6 rebounds per game).
  • Wood’s PRA prop over/under for the matchup is set at 28.5, 3.4 lower than his season average of 31.9.
  • John Wall has the title of Houston assist leader, dishing out 6.8 assists per game this season.
  • Wall’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 30.5, 0.2 greater than his season average of 30.3.
  • Gordon leads the Rockets in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.6 made threes per game.
  • Gordon’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots lower than his season average of 2.6.
  • Nobody on Houston grabs more steals than Jae’Sean Tate (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Wood (1.3 per game).
  • Wood’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.8 blocks lower than his season average of 1.3.


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