Jazz vs Mavericks Prediction and NBA Odds
The Dallas Mavericks have a tough nut to crack as they prepare to face the title contenders Utah Jazz in an epic battle. The game is scheduled to be held in the Vivint Smart Home Arena on 25th February.
The Mavericks are looking to displace their opponents for the 4th spot whereas Utah Jazz is having a dream run so far with quality performances following them.
Even though it looks like a tight clash on cards, the Jazz is sitting pretty according to odds and predictions, owing to their dominance in their backyard. On the other hand, the Mavericks have found extra charisma after recent victories.
|Utah Jazz||Dallas Mavericks||Predicted Winner|
|Smarkets||Odds: 1.37||Odds: 3.05||Utah Jazz|
|Oddsshark||Spread: -6 (-120)||Spread: +6 (-120)||Utah Jazz|
Jazz vs Mavericks Prediction and NBA Odds: Recent form
The Utah Jazz has been on a roll in February achieving 6 victories on the trot that has elevated their play-off chances exponentially. They achieved victories against the likes of Nuggets, Nets, Knicks, Warriors, Magic, and Rockets while the Lakers stopped this juggernaut the previous week.
As a result, Jazz is currently in 4th place with 36 wins and 22 losses besides an impeccable home record of 21-10. Looking at their last 10 games, it is pretty evident that they responded well and stepped up when they lost three games consecutively at the fag end of January.
After clinching the Southwest division for the first time after 12 years last season, the Dallas-based side has drawn inspiration from their own performance which is visible in the way they have gone on to destroy quality sides.
They have a win-loss record of 35-24 which includes a positive W/L record on the road. To enunciate this further, the Pelicans and Miami Heat have faced the brunt of it as they bowed down against the Mavericks in their recent quests. With the next 3 games scheduled away, the Mavericks are eyeing to get into the top 3 with the playoffs approaching.
Jazz vs Mavericks Prediction and NBA Odds: Head-to-head
Regular season (180 games): Mavericks – 75 wins, Jazz – 105 wins.
Playoffs (9 games): Mavericks – 6 wins, Jazz – 3 wins.
Previous meeting: Jazz won 120-116 on 25th December 2021 in a regular-season fixture.
Jazz vs Mavericks Prediction and NBA Odds: Players to watch
Donovan Mitchell pitched in with 37 points and 5 assists against Los Angeles Lakers which proved to be heroic in a losing cause.
Bojan Bogdanovic who is the forward was one of the highest scorers in his last outing. In addition to averaging 17.8 points in this period, he has 1.7 assists per game.
Rudy Gobert who plays as the center and power forward has a field goal percentage of 71.1 and a free throw percentage of 68.9 in 44 games.
Royce O’Neale who plays in the forward position is a seasoned NBA player with an average of 7.6 points and field goal conversion of 49% this season.
Luka Doncic is looking in hot form as he notched up 49 points against the Pelicans that helped them get across the line. He has averaged 27.5 points and 9 assists per game in this season.
Jalen Brunson provided great support as he pitched in with 23 points and 1 rebound. He has also impressed everyone with a field-goal conversion of 50.3%.
Dwight Powell has been a permanent center with 4.5 dribbles per game and an average of 7.5 points in the middle.
Dorian Finney Smith has some big shoes to fill with the power forward managing 10.1 points per game but has made it up in terms of assists.
Jazz vs Mavericks Prediction and NBA Odds: Predicted Winner
The Utah Jazz is coming into this clash with a winning momentum going for them while the Dallas Mavericks are facing a slight backlash in the recent past.
The FiveThirtyEight platform has gone on to suggest a formidable chance of 74% to Jazz whereas the away side is behind with a 26% chance in this contest.
On the other hand, Oddschecker has also gone on to give an upper hand with odds of 21/50 while Smarkets, known for giving out precise odds have given the Dallas side high odds of 3.05 suggesting a setback for the away team. The home side has been given odds of 1.37 for this one-side clash.