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Nets vs. Mavericks prediction, odds, line, spread: 2022 NBA picks, March 16 best bets from model on 78-48 run

The Dallas Mavericks (42-26) and the Brooklyn Nets (36-33) are set to square off on Wednesday evening. Dallas is currently on a two-game win streak, outlasting the Boston Celtics 95-92 on Sunday. Likewise, Brooklyn is on a four-game win streak, including a dominant 150-108 victory over the Orlando Magic in its last matchup. 

Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m. ET from the Barclays Center. Dallas is favored by three points in the latest Mavericks vs. Nets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 221.5. Before locking in any Nets vs. Mavericks picks, be sure to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 21 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 78-48 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning over $2,400. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Nets vs. Mavericks, and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA odds and trends for Mavericks vs. Nets:

  • Mavericks vs. Nets spread: Dallas -3
  • Mavericks vs. Nets  over-under: 221.5 points
  • Mavericks vs. Nets money line: Brooklyn +130, Dallas -150
  • DAL: The Mavericks are 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 road games
  • BKN: The Nets are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games

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Why the Mavericks can cover

Guard Luka Doncic is one of the most talented offensive players in the league. Doncic crashes the glass and can also orchestrate the offense with ease. The three-time All-Star is fifth in the NBA in scoring (28) and assists (8.6), while averaging 9.3 rebounds per game. He is also ninth in the league in PER (24.6). The two-time NBA First-Team selection has recorded seven double-doubles over his past 10 games. 

On March 11 against the Houston Rockets, Doncic recorded 30 points, 14 rebounds and six assists, while shooting 5-for-11 from 3-point range. He has knocked down at least three 3-pointers in five straight games. In the month of March, Doncic is shooting 36 percent from downtown. The 2018 No. 3 overall pick will look to continue his hot shooting from beyond the arc. 

Why the Nets can cover

Forward Kevin Durant’s offensive skill set is remarkable. The 12-time NBA All-Star is a nightmare to defend because of his ability to score from anywhere on the floor. Durant looks to be back in form since returning from a sprained MCL. During the month of March, the two-time NBA champion is averaging 29.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and seven assists per game. In the March 13 win over the New York Knicks, Durant dropped 53 points, six rebounds and nine assists. 

Guard Patty Mills is a proven veteran in the backcourt for Brooklyn. He averages 12.5 points and 2.4 assists, while shooting 41 percent from 3-point land. The Saint Mary’s product has scored at least 15 points in 23 games thus far. In his last outing, Mills finished with 15 points and went 5-for-7 from downtown. Center Andre Drummond gives the Nets some size down low. Since joining the Nets, Drummond is putting up 10.7 points and nine rebounds per game. He’s logged four double-doubles over his past 12 games. 

How to make Mavericks vs. Nets picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning under on the total, projecting 219 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only see the model’s Nets vs. Mavericks pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Nets vs. Mavericks? And which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Mavericks vs. Nets spread you need to jump on Wednesday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.  

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