Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Dallas Mavericks (19-16) are heavy favorites (-10) as they look to build on a three-game home winning streak when they take on the Houston Rockets (10-24) on Thursday, December 29, 2022 at American Airlines Center. The contest airs at 8:30 PM ET on BSSW and SportsNet SW. The point total for the matchup is 226.

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Mavericks vs. Rockets Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, December 29, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSW and SportsNet SW
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Arena: American Airlines Center
  • Moneyline favorite: Mavericks (-480)
  • Spread: Mavericks (-10)
  • Total: 226

Mavericks vs. Rockets Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Mavericks have put together a 12-21-2 record against the spread this season.
  • Dallas is winless against the spread when it has played as 10-point favorites or more (0-2).
  • Games involving the Mavericks have hit the over 20 times out of 34 chances this season.
  • Dallas has combined with its opponents to put up more than 226 points in 16 of 35 games this season.
  • The average total in Mavericks games this season is 221.6, 4.4 points fewer than Thursday’s total of 226.
  • The Rockets have covered the spread 15 times this year (15-16-3).
  • In games it has played as 10-point underdogs or more, Houston has an ATS record of 4-7-1.
  • Rockets games have gone over the total 17 times this year.
  • Houston’s games have gone over 226 points in 17 of 34 chances this season.
  • The 226-point over/under in this game is 0.4 above the 225.6 points average in Rockets games this season.

Mavericks vs. Rockets Statistics and Rankings

Mavericks Rank Mavericks AVG Rockets AVG Rockets Rank
19th 111.8 Points Scored 109.9 28th
5th 109.9 Points Allowed 115.7 21st
30th 39.1 Rebounds 46.9 4th
29th 7.9 Off. Rebounds 13.5 1st
3rd 14.9 3pt Made 11.5 18th
29th 21.9 Assists 21.7 30th
2nd 12.3 Turnovers 16.2 29th

Mavericks vs. Rockets Stats and Trends

  • The Mavericks are 6-4 overall and 4-6 against the spread over their past 10 contests.
  • The final score of the past 10 Dallas games has surpassed the set total five times.
  • The past 10 Dallas games averaged 2.8 fewer points (223.2) than this matchup’s point total.
  • Across their last 10 games, the Mavericks have scored 0.9 more points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
  • The Rockets have gone 3-7 over their last 10 contests, with a 4-5-1 record against the spread during that span.
  • Four of Houston’s past 10 outings have hit the over.
  • Houston has averaged a total of 226.0 combined points over its last 10 games, identical to the over/under of 226.
  • During their past 10 games, the Rockets’ per-game scoring average is 107.6, 2.3 points lower than their season-long per-game average.

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