The late game in the NBA on Friday night features the San Antonio Spurs taking on the Dallas Mavericks. The game at American Airlines Arena is scheduled to tip off at 9:30 PM ET, and will be televised on ESPN, FSN, and TSN. Currently, the Spurs are solid favorites to win on the road.
The Spurs are 41-8 SU and 32-17 ATS so far this season. They are 14-8 on the road, and 22 of their games have gone OVER the line, with 25 going UNDER, and 2 being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 110-97 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, where they won against the spread as -12 ½ point home favorites. The total was set at 207 points by the sportsbooks, resulting in a PUSH.
The Mavericks are 28-24 SU and 29-22-1 ATS overall this year. They are 15-9 at home, and 22 of their games have gone OVER the line, 29 went UNDER, and 1 resulted in a PUSH. They are coming off of a 93-90 loss to the Miami Heat, where they lost against the spread as -2 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 194 ½ point line set by sports gambling bookmakers in that game.
San Antonio is 4-0 ATS against the Southwest Division, and 19-7 ATS against Western Conference opponents. They are 18-8 ATS overall recently, and 15-7 ATS coming off of a SU win.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of their last 10 games following a win spreadwise, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 on the road. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 games on Friday night, and OVER in 3 of their last 5 games after a SU win. The total has gone OVER in 3 of their last 5 against the Western Conference.
Dallas is 3-0-1 ATS on Friday night, and 4-0 ATS at home against teams with a winning record on the road. They are 6-1 ATS at home lately, and 13-6 ATS coming off of a loss spreadwise. They are 2-5 ATS overall recently.
The total has gone UNDER in all 5 of their games against teams with a winning record, and UNDER in 8 of their last 9 games on Friday. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 7 games against the Southwest Division, and UNDER in 3 of their last 5 at home. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 8 coming off of a SU win, and UNDER in 14 of their last 20 against Western Conference teams.
Between these teams, the Spurs are 4-9 ATS lately, and 1-4 ATS when playing in Dallas. The underdog is 12-3 ATS in this series, and the total has gone UNDER in all 6 of their recent matchups.
They last met on January 17, 2016, when the Spurs won 112-83, and won against the spread as -12 point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 196 point line set by the NBA betting experts in that one.
For Friday night's matchup, the Spurs are listed in the gambling odds as -6 ½ point road favorites. The over/under is set at 197 points. On the moneyline, San Antonio is a -280, with Dallas listed at +240.