Mavericks vs Rockets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 23, 2021

A game after he put up 36 points in a 122-117 win over the Spurs, Luka Doncic leads the Dallas Mavericks (8-7) at home against the Houston Rockets (5-9) as 10-point favorites. The matchup, which airs on FS-SW, tips at 9:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 23, 2021.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of January 23, 2021, 12:41 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 January 23

Mavericks:
Dorian Finney-Smith: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Josh Richardson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Dwight Powell: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Maxi Kleber: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Rockets:
Danuel House Jr.: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
Christian Wood: Out (Ankle),
John Wall: Out (Knee),
Kevin Porter Jr.: Out (Personal)

Mavericks and Rockets Records ATS

  • Dallas has put together a 9-6 record against the spread this season.
  • Only 5 of 15 Dallas games this season (33.3%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Houston holds a losing record ATS this season with five wins, eight losses, and one tie ATS.
  • Houston and its opponents have typically been held under the total points bet this season, only claiming the over in 28.6% (4) of their 14 games played.

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Head to Head

Doncic scored a team-high 33 points to help lead the Mavericks past Christian Wood (23 points) and the Rockets 113-100 in their most recent matchup on January 4, 2021. The Rockets were favored by 4 points in the game, but the Mavericks covered the spread in the loss. The teams combined to score 213 total points to go under the 230-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/4/2021 Rockets Rockets -4 230 -164 136 Regular Season 113-100 DAL*
  • 1/4/2021 DNP – Mavericks: Kristaps Porzingis

  • Scoring Trends

    • The Mavericks are at the 19th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (109.5 PPG), while the Rockets allow the 19th-fewest points per game (111.6) in the league.
    • The Mavericks have out-scored their opponents by a total of 25 points this season (1.6 points per game on average), and opponents of the Rockets have out-scored them by 35 more points on the year (2.5 per game).

    Mavericks Leaders

    • The Mavericks points, rebounds and assists leader is Doncic. He averages 26.8 points per game and adds 10.0 rebounds and 9.6 assists.
    • Doncic’s assists prop over/under for the matchup is set at 10.5 assists, 0.9 higher than his season average of 9.6.
    • Tim Hardaway Jr. is the top three-point shooter for the Mavericks, hitting 3.4 per game.
    • Hardaway’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots higher than his season average of 3.4.
    • Dallas’ blocks leader is Kristaps Porzingis, who collects 1.8 per game. Dorian Finney-Smith leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.
    • Porzingis’ blocks prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.7 blocks higher than his season average of 1.8.

    Rockets Leaders

    • Wood holds the top Rockets spot in two categories: scoring (23.5 points per game) and rebounding (10.8 rebounds per game).
    • Wood’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 26.5, 9.2 lower than his season average of 35.7.
    • John Wall has the title of Houston assist leader, dishing out 5.1 assists per game this season.
    • Wall’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 29.5, 1.1 higher than his season average of 28.4.
    • Victor Oladipo makes more threes per game than any other member of the Rockets, cashing in 2.8 treys per game.
    • Oladipo’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots lower than his season average of 2.8.
    • Oladipo is at the top of Houston’s steals hierarchy with 1.8 steals per game and Wood leads the squad in blocks with 1.8 per game.
    • Wood’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 1.8.

    Predictions

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