Mavericks vs. Celtics: East Meets West in a High-Octane NBA Showdown!

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Dallas Mavericks

Mavericks

34W-25L

Dallas Mavericks

March 01, 2024

08:30PM EST

Odds: 237.0 o/u

Celtics

46W-12L

Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics

Hold onto your hats, sports junkies, because tonight’s NBA face-off is going to be one for the record books! We’ve got the Dallas Mavericks, boasting a respectable 34W-25L record, saddling up and heading east to TD Garden. They’re going horn-to-horn with the Boston Celtics, who are sitting pretty with a remarkable 46W-12L record. The action kicks off at 8:30 PM EST, so grab your snacks and get comfy. The Mavs are just half a game back in the wild, wild Western conference, while the Celtics are sitting at the top of the Eastern conference heap, not a single game back. The over/under is set at a whopping 237.0, with the Mavericks line at 9.5, and the Celtics line at -9.5. The Celtics are riding high off a 117-99 win against Philly on 02/27/24, and the Mavericks are also coming in hot after a 136-125 victory against Toronto on 02/28/24. So, buckle up, because we’re in for an exhilarating night of basketball!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 01, 2024 08:30PM EST
Location: TD Garden, Boston

Vegas Odds

Opening Odds: Dallas Mavericks +320, Boston Celtics -430; Over/Under: 236.5 points
Recent Odds: Dallas Mavericks +235 -85, Boston Celtics -285 +145; Over/Under: 237.0 points +0.5

Team Performance

dal Team Logo
LAST 10
8W-2L
AWAY
15W-12L

29.9% Win Probability

bos Team Logo
LAST 10
9W-1L
HOME
26W-3L

70.1% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
01/22/24 Boston Celtics BOS 24 41 29 25 119 Under
Dallas Mavericks DAL 26 33 24 27 110
01/05/23 Boston Celtics BOS 29 35 25 35 124 Under
Dallas Mavericks DAL 20 26 19 30 95
11/23/22 Dallas Mavericks DAL 23 26 36 27 112 Push
Boston Celtics BOS 34 36 31 24 125
03/13/22 Dallas Mavericks DAL 18 20 38 19 95 Under
Boston Celtics BOS 20 27 26 19 92
11/06/21 Boston Celtics BOS 15 25 32 32 104 Under
Dallas Mavericks DAL 29 28 22 28 107

Starting Lineups

Mavericks Notable Injuries

  • Luka Doncic GTD (PG): Avg: 34.4pts, 8.7reb, 9.7ast, 37.5 minutes. Last game: 02/28/24. Impact: 11.4
  • Maxi Kleber GTD (PF/C): Avg: 5.5pts, 3.6reb, 1.7ast, 22.2 minutes. Last game: 02/27/24. Impact: 2.8

Celtics Notable Injuries

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Mavericks Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #30 #11 #18 #28 13.0%
PF #2 #25 #8 #9 -7.1%
PG #9 #13 #29 #9 -3.7%
SF #25 #15 #18 #24 6.9%
SG #14 #25 #23 #20 1.3%

Celtics Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #14 #14 #1 #5 -13.1%
PF #1 #11 #7 #4 -17.9%
PG #21 #2 #21 #13 -1.9%
SF #7 #19 #2 #2 -11.7%
SG #15 #13 #19 #12 -2.2%
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Team Comparison

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Points per Game
118.8
122.0
Rebounds per Game
44.2
46.5
Assists per Game
25.2
28.3
Steals per Game
7.6
6.9
Blocks per Game
5.6
6.9
Shots per Game
88.9
87.7
3-Pointers Made per Game
14.4
15.9
2-Pt Percentage per Game
58.3
62.2
3-Pt Percentage per Game
38.4
39.2
Turnovers per Game
12.6
11.6
Fouls per Game
17.1
16.3

Recent Trends

  • Luka Doncic (PG) is on a notable streak, exceeding 12 assists in 2 consecutive games.
  • Luka Doncic (PG) is coming off a triple-double where he put up 30.0 pts, 11.0 reb, 16.0 ast against TOR
  • The Mavericks recently won a game, but have no significant streak. The Celtics have a 5-game winning streak at home. Overall, they are on a 9-game winning streak.

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