Mavericks vs Pelicans: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 12, 2021

The Dallas Mavericks (12-14) are  favorites as they look to extend a three-game winning streak when they host the New Orleans Pelicans (11-13) on Friday, February 12 at American Airlines Center. The game airs at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under of  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of February 11, 2021, 4:42 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Mavericks vs Pelicans Betting Odds

Mavericks vs Pelicans Props

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Injury Report as of February 11

Mavericks: None

Pelicans: None

Mavericks and Pelicans Records ATS

  • Dallas is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 10-16
  • The Mavericks have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 2 points, going 5-9 this season.
  • Dallas and its opponents have gone over the set over/under in 13 of 26 games this season (50%).
  • New Orleans has an 11-13 record ATS this season.
  • For the 13th time this season, the Pelicans are at least a 2-point underdog, where they have a record of 4-8 against the spread.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have typically hit the over this season, doing so in 62.5% (15) of its 24 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • Dallas’ games this season have gone over the point total for Friday’s matchup point total (233.5 points) in 38.5% of opportunities (10 out of 26 matchups).
  • In 29.2% of New Orleans’ games this season (7 of 24), the total points scored was higher than Friday’s 233.5-point over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Mavericks games is 8.2 points fewer than the over/under of 233.5 points in this matchup.
  • Pelicans’ games have an over/under of 225 points this season, 8.5 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.
  • The Mavericks have an average implied point total of 114.3 this season, which is 3.7 points lower than their implied total in Friday’s game (118).
  • Dallas has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (118) eight times this season.
  • The Pelicans’ average implied point total on the season (113.6 points) is 2.4 points lower than their implied total in this matchup (116 points).
  • New Orleans has scored more than 116 points in 10 games this season.
  • The Mavericks are at the 17th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (111.5 PPG), while the Pelicans allow the 20th-fewest points per game (112.5) in the league.
  • The Mavericks have a negative point differential on the season (-59 total points, -2.3 per game), as do the Pelicans (-1 total points, zero per game).

Mavericks Leaders

  • The Mavericks points, rebounds and assists leader is Luka Doncic. He scores 27.8 points per game and adds 8.7 rebounds and 9.3 assists.
  • Doncic’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 43.5, 2.3 lower than his season average of 45.8.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. hits 3.2 threes per game to lead the Mavericks.
  • Hardaway’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.3 shots greater than his season average of 3.2.
  • Dorian Finney-Smith leads the team with 1.0 steal per game. Kristaps Porzingis collects 1.7 blocks a game to pace Dallas.
  • Finney-Smith’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.5 steals less than his season average of 1.0.

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson outpaced his teammates on the Pelicans scoring front by putting up 23.8 points per game. He adds 7.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game this season.
  • Williamson’s points prop total for the contest is set at 22.5, 1.3 points less than his season average of 23.8.
  • The New Orleans leaders in rebounds and assists are Steven Adams (9.3 rebounds per game) and Lonzo Ball (4.7 assists per game).
  • Adams’ rebounding prop total for the game is listed at 9.5 boards, 0.2 rebounds higher than his season average of 9.3.
  • Ball leads the Pelicans in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.8 made threes per game.
  • Ball’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots less than his season average of 2.8.
  • Nobody on New Orleans grabs more steals than Ball (1.3 per game) or blocks more shots than Brandon Ingram (1.0 per game).
  • Ingram’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.5 blocks lower than his season average of 1.0.


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