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Dallas Mavericks vs Cleveland Cavaliers: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 5/9/2021

Dallas is a double-digit favorite against Cleveland when Luka Doncic's Mavericks (39-28) and Collin Sexton's Cavaliers (21-46) meet on May 9, 2021. The line has the Mavericks favored by 11 points. A 218-point total is set for the game.

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How to Watch

Time: 7:00 PM EST
TV Channel: BSOH

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Mavericks vs. Cavaliers Betting Data

Mavericks vs Cavaliers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Mavericks -11 -110 -110 218 -110 -110

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Mavericks Betting Data

  • Dallas holds a losing record against the spread this season, going 33-34 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 11-point favorites, the Mavericks have an ATS record of 1-0.
  • Dallas and its opponents have hit the over in just 43.3% of games (29 out of 67 matchups).

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Cavaliers Betting Data

  • Cleveland has a sub-.500 record against the spread this season: 24-43.
  • Cleveland hit the over in just 46.3% of their games (31 of 67 games).

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Point Total Insights

  • Dallas' games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Sunday's matchup over/under (218 points) in 39 out of 67 opportunities (58.2% of matchups).
  • In 52.2% of Cleveland's games this season (35 of 67), the total points scored was higher than Sunday's 218-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 216 points per game, two points fewer than the over/under of 218 for this matchup.
  • This game's point total is 3.8 fewer points than the 221.8 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Mavericks games is 221.8 points, 3.8 more than the over/under of 218 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is two points more than the average over/under in Cavaliers' games this season (216 points).

Previous Matchups

Dallas has won a majority of its last 10 games against Cleveland, going 5-2, while the Mavericks also maintain a 3-0 advantage covering the spread against the Cavaliers.

Mavericks vs Cavaliers in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
5/7/2021 Mavericks Mavericks -11 217.5 -590 429 Regular Season 110-90 DAL
11/22/2019 Mavericks Mavericks -10 221.5 -515 391 Regular Season 143-101 DAL
11/3/2019 Mavericks Cavaliers -5 218.5 -219 180 Regular Season 131-111 DAL
3/16/2019 - Mavericks - - - - Regular Season 121-116 DAL
2/2/2019 - Cavaliers - - - - Regular Season 111-98 DAL
4/1/2018 - Cavaliers - - - - Regular Season 98-87 CLE
11/11/2017 - Mavericks - - - - Regular Season 111-104 CLE
  • 5/7/2021 DNP - Mavericks: Kristaps Porzingis;

    Cavaliers: Darius Garland, Kevin Love

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    Mavericks Players to Watch

    • The leader in points and assists for the Mavericks is Doncic, who scores 28.4 points and dishes out 8.7 assists per game.
    • Dallas' best rebounder is Kristaps Porzingis, who averages 9.1 boards per game in addition to his 20.2 PPG average.
    • Doncic makes more threes per game than any other member of the Mavericks, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.0 per contest.
    • Josh Richardson is Dallas' leader in steals, averaging 1.0 steal per game, while Porzingis leads them in blocks with 1.4 per contest.

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    Cavaliers Players to Watch

    • Sexton is the top scorer for the Cavaliers with 24.4 points per game. He also adds 3.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game to his statistics.
    • Cleveland's leader in rebounds is Jarrett Allen with 10.0 per game, and its leader in assists is Darius Garland with 6.2 per game.
    • Kevin Love is dependable from three-point range and leads the Cavaliers with 2.2 made threes per game.
    • Cleveland's leader in steals is Larry Nance Jr. with 1.7 per game, and its leader in blocks is Allen with 1.5 per game.

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    Injury Report

    Mavericks:

    Tyrell Terry: Out (Personal),

    Kristaps Porzingis: Out (Knee),

    Maxi Kleber: Day To Day (Achilles)

    Cavaliers:

    Kevin Love: Day To Day (Knee),

    Darius Garland: Out (Ankle),

    Cedi Osman: Day To Day (Ankle),

    Lamar Stevens: Out (Concussion),

    Isaiah Hartenstein: Day To Day (Head),

    Dylan Windler: Out For Season (Knee),

    Matthew Dellavedova: Out For Season (Neck),

    Larry Nance Jr.: Out (Thumb),

    Taurean Prince: Out For Season (Ankle)

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