NBA Betting Preview: Mavericks at Bulls

After snapping a six-game losing streak against the Lakers at home, the Dallas Mavericks blow into the Windy City to play the Central Division-leading Chicago Bulls (8:00 p.m. ET, TNT).

With Dirk Nowitzki back for his third game since missing nine due to a knee injury, the Mavericks outgunned the Lakers 109-100 as 3-point home dogs last night. The Bulls, meanwhile, had yesterday off after losing on Tuesday at home against Charlotte.

Chicago is listed as a 3.5-point home favorite at and the total is set at 184.5. On the moneyline, the Bulls are -155 and the Mavericks are +135. [Read more...]

NBA Betting Preview: Lakers at Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks logoThe red-hot Los Angeles Lakers (33-12 SU, 19-24 ATS) visit the ice-cold Dallas Mavericks (26-14 SU, 19-19-2 ATS) Wednesday night at the American Airlines Center (9:05 p.m. ET, ESPN).

The Mavericks come into this game having lost their last six games while the Lakers have won eight of their last nine and sit in first place in the Pacific Division. The Lakers and Mavericks split their season series a year ago and this will be their first meeting this season.

The Lakers are listed as 3-point road favorites at and the total is set at 190.5. On the moneyline, LA is -155; Dallas is +135. [Read more...]