Mavericks vs Thunder: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 3, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 3, 2021

A game after he scored 33 points in a 130-124 win over the Magic, Luka Doncic leads the Dallas Mavericks (17-16) at home against the Oklahoma City Thunder (14-20) as  favorites. The matchup, which airs on FS-OK, tips at 8:30 PM ET on Wednesday, March 3. The point total in the matchup is .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of March 3, 2021, 12:42 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Mavericks vs Thunder Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 3

Mavericks:
Willie Cauley-Stein: Day To Day (Thumb)

Thunder:
Trevor Ariza: Out (Personal),
Hamidou Diallo: Day To Day (Groin),
Darius Miller: Day To Day (Illness),
George Hill: Out (Thumb)

Mavericks and Thunder Records ATS

  • Dallas is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 14-19
  • When favored by at least 6 points, the Mavericks are 1-6 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Dallas and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 48.5% of its games this season (16/33).
  • Oklahoma City has an 18-15-1 record ATS this season.
  • Half of Oklahoma City’s 34 games this season have gone over the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • In Dallas’ matchups this season, the Mavericks and their opponents have eclipsed Wednesday’s over/under of 223.5 points 15 times (45.5% of opportunities).
  • In 38.2% of Oklahoma City’s games this season (13 of 34), the total points scored was greater than Wednesday’s 223.5-point over/under.
  • The Mavericks have seen a 225.9 average over/under in their games this season, 2.4 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 4.4 points more than the average over/under in Thunder’s games this season (219.1 points).
  • The Mavericks have an average implied point total of 114.8 this season, which is 0.2 points lower than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (115).
  • Dallas has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (115) 14 times this season.
  • The Thunder’s average implied point total on the season (113.9 points) is 4.9 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (109 points).
  • This season, Oklahoma City has scored more than this game’s implied total of 109 points 14 times.
  • The Mavericks are the league’s 16th-highest scoring team (112.5 PPG), while the Thunder allow the 18th-fewest points per game (112.4) in NBA action.
  • The Mavericks have been out-scored by 27 points this season (0.9 points per game on average), and opponents of the Thunder have out-scored them by 195 more points on the year (5.7 per game).

Mavericks Leaders

  • Doncic leads the Mavericks in points, rebounds and assists. He scores 28.6 points per game while also adding 8.4 rebounds and 9.0 assists.
  • Doncic’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is listed at 8.5 rebounds, 0.1 rebounds greater than his season average of 8.4.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. knocks down 3.0 threes per game to lead the Mavericks.
  • Hardaway’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.5 shots lower than his season average of 3.0.
  • Dallas’ steals leader is Dorian Finney-Smith, who collects 1.0 per game. Kristaps Porzingis leads the team averaging 1.7 blocks a contest.
  • Porzingis’ blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 blocks lower than his season average of 1.7.

Thunder Leaders

  • The Thunder go-to guy, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, leads the team in both scoring (23.1 points per game) and assists (6.3 assists per game).
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 28.5, 6.2 less than his season average of 34.7.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Darius Bazley is the Oklahoma City leader with 7.4 per game.
  • Bazley’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is listed at 6.5 boards, 0.9 rebounds lower than his season average of 7.4.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander makes more threes per game than any other member of the Thunder, cashing in 2.1 treys per game.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.6 shots less than his season average of 2.1.
  • Nobody on Oklahoma City grabs more steals than Theo Maledon (1.0 per game) or blocks more shots than Al Horford (0.8 per game).
  • Horford’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 0.8.

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