Boston Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks (22-16) are 3-point underdogs against Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics (26-12) Thursday, January 5, 2023 at American Airlines Center. The matchup starts at 7:30 PM ET on TNT and NBCS-BOS.

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Celtics vs. Mavericks Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, January 5, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT and NBCS-BOS
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Arena: American Airlines Center
  • Moneyline favorite: Celtics (-145)
  • Spread: Celtics (-3)

Celtics vs. Mavericks Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Celtics have covered the spread in a matchup 20 times this season (20-17-1).
  • Boston is 15-15-1 ATS when playing as at least 3-point favorites.
  • Celtics games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 21 times this season.
  • The Mavericks have covered the spread 13 times over 38 games with a set spread.
  • Dallas is 3-3 ATS when playing as at least 3-point underdogs.
  • This season, 22 of the Mavericks’ games have gone over the point total.

Celtics vs. Mavericks Statistics and Rankings

Celtics Rank Celtics AVG Mavericks AVG Mavericks Rank
1st 118.6 Points Scored 112.6 19th
15th 113.3 Points Allowed 110.3 5th
13th 43.7 Rebounds 38.9 30th
22nd 9.3 Off. Rebounds 7.8 29th
2nd 15.6 3pt Made 14.9 3rd
7th 26.6 Assists 22.0 29th
7th 13.2 Turnovers 11.8 1st

Celtics vs. Mavericks Stats and Trends

  • The Celtics have a 5-5 record straight-up in their last 10 matchups, while covering the spread three times in those games.
  • Boston and its opponents have combined to hit the over in six of those 10 games.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Celtics have scored 2.1 fewer points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
  • The Mavericks are 5-5 against the spread and 8-2 overall over their past 10 games.
  • In its past 10 games, Dallas has gone over the total five times.
  • During their past 10 games, the Mavericks’ points per game average is 116.7, 4.1 points higher per game than their season-long scoring average.

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