Mavericks vs Trail Blazers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 19, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 19, 2021

Luka Doncic leads the Dallas Mavericks (21-18) into a matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers (24-16) after scoring 42 points in a 105-89 win over the Clippers. The Mavericks are  favorites in the game on Friday, March 19, which tips at 10:00 PM ET on NBCS-NW. The point total is for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of March 18, 2021, 5:25 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Mavericks vs Trail Blazers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 19

Mavericks:
Tyrell Terry: Out (Personal),
Dorian Finney-Smith: Out (Personal),
James Johnson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Willie Cauley-Stein: Out (Health Protocols)

Trail Blazers:
Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Wrist),
Zach Collins: Out (Ankle)

Mavericks and Trail Blazers Records ATS

  • Dallas is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 18-21
  • When favored by at least 3 points, the Mavericks are 6-10 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Dallas and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 17 of 39 games this season (43.6%).
  • So far this season, Portland holds an even 20-20 record ATS.
  • For the 21st time this season, the Trail Blazers are at least a 3-point underdog, where they have a record of 9-11 against the spread.
  • Portland and its opponents have often hit the over this season, doing so in 55% (22) of its 40 games played.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Trail Blazers took down the Mavericks 121-118. Doncic led the Mavericks with 44 points, and Damian Lillard paced the Trail Blazers with 34. The Trail Blazers covered the spread as 5.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 239 total points to cover the 235.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/14/2021 Mavericks Mavericks -5.5 235.5 -213 176 Regular Season 121-118 POR

Scoring Trends

  • In Dallas’ matchups this season, the Mavericks and their opponents have eclipsed Friday’s point total of 234 points 13 times (33.3% of opportunities).
  • 16 Portland games this year (40% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Friday’s over/under of 234 points.
  • The Mavericks have seen a 222.7 average over/under in their games this season, 11.3 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 4.2 points more than the average over/under in Trail Blazers’ games this season (229.8 points).
  • The Mavericks have an average implied point total of 114.6 this season, which is 4.4 points lower than their implied total in Friday’s game (119).
  • Dallas has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (119) nine times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Trail Blazers (117.9) is 1.9 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (116).
  • Portland has scored more than 116 points 20 times this season.
  • The Mavericks are at the 20th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (111.4 PPG), while the Trail Blazers allow the 25th-fewest points per game (115) in the league.
  • The Mavericks have put up just four more points than their opponents this year (an average of 0.1 per game), while the Trail Blazers have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 10 total points, -0.2 per game).

Mavericks Leaders

  • Doncic leads the Mavericks in points and assists. He puts up 28.5 points per game while tacking on 9.3 assists.
  • Doncic’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 45.5, 0.7 lower than his season average of 46.2.
  • Dallas is led in rebounds by Kristaps Porzingis’ 8.6 per game.
  • Porzingis’ PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 32.5, 2.3 higher than his season average of 30.2.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. is the top three-point shooter for the Mavericks, hitting 2.9 per game.
  • Hardaway’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.4 shots lower than his season average of 2.9.
  • Josh Richardson leads the team with 1.0 steal per game. Porzingis collects 1.6 blocks a contest to pace Dallas.
  • Porzingis’ blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks lower than his season average of 1.6.

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • The Trail Blazers go-to guy, Lillard, leads the team in both scoring (30.6 points per game) and assists (7.8 assists per game).
  • Enes Kanter’s 11.6 rebounds per game paces Portland’s rebounding effort. He also adds 12.1 points per game.
  • CJ McCollum leads the Trail Blazers in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 4.5 made threes per game.
  • One Portland player is its leader in both steals and blocks. Robert Covington averages 1.6 steals per game and 1.2 blocks per game.

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