The Los Angeles Lakers (34-36) play the Dallas Mavericks (35-35) as 4.5-point favorites on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 10:30 PM ET on NBA TV, SportsNet LA, and BSSW.

Mavericks vs. Lakers Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: NBA TV, SportsNet LA, and BSSW
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Venue: Arena

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Mavericks vs. Lakers Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Lakers 117 - Mavericks 114

Spread & Total Prediction for Mavericks vs. Lakers

  • Pick ATS: Mavericks (+ 4.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (228)
  • The Lakers (34-34-2 ATS) have covered the spread 48.6% of the time, 12.9% more often than the Mavericks (25-42-3) this season.
  • As a 4.5-point favorite or more in 2022-23, Los Angeles is 8-1 against the spread compared to the 7-6 ATS record Dallas racks up as a 4.5-point underdog.
  • Dallas and its opponents have eclipsed the point total 54.3% of the time this season (38 out of 70). That's more often than Los Angeles and its opponents have (34 out of 70).
  • The Lakers have a .579 winning percentage as a moneyline favorite (11-8) this season, higher than the .261 winning percentage for the Mavericks as a moneyline underdog (6-17).

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Mavericks Performance Insights

  • At 113.9 points scored per game and 113.3 points conceded, Dallas is 16th in the league offensively and 15th defensively.
  • The Mavericks are second-worst in the NBA in assists (22.5 per game) in 2022-23.
  • The Mavericks are the third-best squad in the league in 3-pointers made (15.1 per game) and 10th in 3-point percentage (37%).
  • Dallas takes 48.8% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 38.2% of its made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, it takes 51.2% of its shots, with 61.8% of its makes coming from there.

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