Nuggets vs Mavericks: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 7, 2021

The Dallas Mavericks (3-4) visit the Denver Nuggets (3-4) as favorites after Luka Doncic went off for 33 points in the Mavericks’ 113-100 victory over the Rockets. The game airs on TNT at 10:00 PM ET on Thursday, January 7, 2021. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of January 7, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nuggets vs Mavericks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 7

Greg Whittington: Day To Day (Left Knee)

Trey Burke: Out (Illness),
Kristaps Porzingis: Out (Knee)

Nuggets and Mavericks Records ATS

  • Denver is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 2-5
  • The Nuggets have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 3 points, going 2-3 this season.
  • In 85.7% of its games this season (6/7), Denver and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • Dallas holds a losing record ATS this season with three wins and four losses ATS.
  • The Mavericks only hold a 0-2 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 3-point underdog.
  • 28.6% of Dallas’ 7 games this season have gone over the over/under.

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Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/11/2020 Mavericks Regular Season 113-97 DAL*
1/8/2020 Mavericks Mavericks -4.5 220.5 -178 147 Regular Season 107-106 DEN*
10/29/2019 Nuggets Nuggets -5.5 212 -232 186 Regular Season 109-106 DAL
3/14/2019 Nuggets Regular Season 100-99 DEN
2/22/2019 Mavericks Regular Season 114-104 DEN
12/18/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 126-118 DEN
3/6/2018 Mavericks Regular Season 118-107 DAL
1/27/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 91-89 DEN
1/16/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 105-102 DEN
12/4/2017 Mavericks Regular Season 122-105 DAL
  • 3/11/2020 DNP – Mavericks: Kristaps Porzingis, Seth Curry
  • 1/8/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton, Paul Millsap; Mavericks: Kristaps Porzingis
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Scoring Trends

  • Denver and its opponents have gone over Thursday’s 224 total in 39 out of seven games (557.1%) this year.
  • In two out of Dallas’ seven games this season (28.6%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Thursday’s matchup.
  • The Nuggets have seen a 233 average over/under in their games this season, nine points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 11.1 points more than the average over/under in Mavericks’ games this season (212.9 points).
  • The Nuggets have an average implied point total of 115.3 this season, which is 1.3 points higher than their implied total in Thursday’s game (114).
  • Denver has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (114) 36 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Mavericks (115.6) is 4.6 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (111).
  • This season, Dallas has scored more than this game’s implied total of 111 points three times.
  • The Nuggets are the league’s fourth-highest scoring team (117 PPG), while the Mavericks allow the sixth-fewest points per game (105.1) in NBA action.
  • The Nuggets have put up just seven more points than their opponents this year (an average of one per game), and the Mavericks have out-scored opponents by just 18 points on the season (2.6 more per game).

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets in points, rebounds and assists. He scores 24.1 points per game while tacking on 11.9 rebounds and 11.9 assists.
  • Jokic’s assists prop total for the contest is listed at 8.5 assists, 3.4 less than his season average of 11.9.
  • Jamal Murray is the top three-point shooter for the Nuggets, hitting 2.7 per game.
  • Murray’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots lower than his season average of 2.7.
  • Denver’s blocks leader is PJ Dozier, who averages 0.9 per game. Jokic leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.
  • Jokic’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals greater than his season average of 1.4.

Mavericks Leaders

  • Doncic has shown out this season to lead the Mavericks in points (25.8 per game), rebounds (9.0 per game), and assists (7.2 per game).
  • Doncic’s assists prop total for the game is listed at 8.5 assists, 1.3 assists greater than his season average of 7.2.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. is tops from three-point range for the Mavericks, knocking down 3.4 threes per game.
  • Hardaway’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots greater than his season average of 3.4.
  • James Johnson is at the top of Dallas’ steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Maxi Kleber leads the squad in blocks with 0.6 per game.
  • Johnson’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.9 steals lower than his season average of 1.4.


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