A Western Conference showdown takes center stage when the Golden State Warriors (29-7) face off against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night. Golden State has one of the top offenses in the NBA. The Warriors are fifth in scoring (111.3), third in field goal percentage (47.3), and fourth in 3-point percentage (37). Dallas, meanwhile, has won four of its last five games and the Mavericks are 6-1 in their last seven meetings against Golden State.
Tip-off from American Airlines Arena is at 7:30 p.m. ET. Golden State is favored by 4.5-points in the latest Warriors vs. Mavericks odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is 214. Before locking in any Mavericks vs. Warriors picks, be sure to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Warriors vs. Mavericks and revealed its coveted picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see all of the model’s NBA picks. Here are several NBA odds and trends for Warriors vs. Mavericks:
- Warriors vs. Mavericks spread: Golden State -4.5
- Warriors vs. Mavericks over-under: 214 points
- Warriors vs. Mavericks money line: Golden State -200, Dallas +170
- GS: The Warriors are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Wednesday games
- DAL: The Mavericks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games
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Why the Warriors can cover
Draymond Green is the anchor for Golden State. Green brings physicality, leadership, and heart onto the floor every night for the Warriors. The three-time NBA champion can defend multiple positions on the floor and can orchestrate the offense. Green is seventh in the league in assists (7.7), while also averaging 8.3 points and 7.9 boards per game.
Forward Andrew Wiggins has also been a consistent offensive option for the Warriors. Wiggins is second on the team in scoring (19.1), while shooting a career-high 49 percent from the field and 43.5 percent from downtown. The 2014 first overall pick has scored 20-plus in four straight games. Wiggins is coming off a 22-point outing in the win over the Miami Heat.
Why the Mavericks can cover
Dallas guard Luka Doncic can do it all on the floor. He is averaging 24.9 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 8.8 assists per game. The two-time All-Star has logged at least 10 assists in his last two outings. On Jan. 3 against the Denver Nuggets, Doncic finished with 21 points, eight rebounds, and 15 assists. The 2018 third overall pick has also recorded two triple-doubles thus far this season.
Forward Tim Hardaway Jr. is a knock-down shooter for this team. He is averaging 14.6 points and is shooting 33 percent from 3-point range. The Michigan product has scored 20-plus in six games thus far. On Dec. 12 against the Memphis Grizzlies, Hardaway Jr. dropped a season-high 29 points with seven rebounds.
How to make Mavericks vs. Warriors picks
SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the point total, projecting the teams to combine for 216 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the model’s NBA picks at SportsLine.
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