Pacers vs. Mavericks: A Thrilling Quest for Redemption!

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Indiana Pacers

Pacers

34W-28L

Indiana Pacers

March 05, 2024

09:30PM EST

Odds: 246.0 o/u

Mavericks

34W-27L

Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks

Hold onto your foam fingers, folks, because tonight we’ve got a sizzler of a showdown in the Lone Star State! The 34W-28L Indiana Pacers are packing up their three-pointers and heading to the American Airlines Center to take on the 34W-27L Dallas Mavericks. Tipoff is at a bedtime-busting 09:30 PM EST, so you might want to get that extra-large coffee brewing. The Pacers, trailing 6.5 games in the Eastern conference, are looking to close the gap, while the Mavericks, just 2.0 games back in the Wild West, are hungry to climb those standings. Let’s talk numbers – the over/under is set at a whopping 246.0, Pacers are at 4.0, and the Mavs are favored at -4.0. Both teams are licking their wounds from recent losses – the Mavericks got edged out 116-120 by Philly on 03/03/24, while the Pacers took a hit 105-117 against the Spurs on the same day. Tonight, it’s all about redemption, baby!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 05, 2024 09:30PM EST
Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas

Vegas Odds

Opening Odds: Indiana Pacers +150, Dallas Mavericks -175; Over/Under: 248.0 points
Recent Odds: Indiana Pacers +145 -5, Dallas Mavericks -170 +5; Over/Under: 246.0 points -2.0

Team Performance

ind Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
AWAY
14W-16L

40.8% Win Probability

dal Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
HOME
17W-14L

59.2% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/25/24 Dallas Mavericks DAL 32 28 31 20 111 Under
Indiana Pacers IND 32 35 33 33 133
03/27/23 Dallas Mavericks DAL 29 30 40 28 127 Under
Indiana Pacers IND 27 20 27 30 104
02/28/23 Indiana Pacers IND 31 38 37 18 124 Push
Dallas Mavericks DAL 33 26 39 24 122
01/29/22 Indiana Pacers IND 23 37 20 25 105 Under
Dallas Mavericks DAL 34 38 32 28 132
12/10/21 Dallas Mavericks DAL 26 28 26 13 93 Under
Indiana Pacers IND 22 34 26 24 106

Starting Lineups

Pacers Notable Injuries

Mavericks 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.

Pacers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #26 #23 #23 #24 9.3%
PF #4 #3 #17 #5 -17.1%
PG #18 #23 #1 #8 -5.1%
SF #24 #24 #28 #23 7.9%
SG #27 #25 #8 #23 4.4%

Mavericks Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #29 #17 #21 #27 12.9%
PF #13 #23 #6 #13 -1.2%
PG #11 #12 #25 #9 -4.1%
SF #11 #20 #7 #13 -2.8%
SG #22 #26 #26 #26 7.0%
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Team Comparison

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Points per Game
118.7
120.7
Rebounds per Game
40.2
45.3
Assists per Game
31.1
25.2
Steals per Game
8.2
7.3
Blocks per Game
5.2
5.7
Shots per Game
91.7
90.8
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.2
14.7
2-Pt Percentage per Game
58.9
58.4
3-Pt Percentage per Game
36.4
38.4
Turnovers per Game
11.7
11.5
Fouls per Game
17.4
16.0

Recent Trends

  • Luka Doncic (PG) is on a notable streak, exceeding 30 points in 2 consecutive games.
  • Luka Doncic (PG) is coming off a triple-double where he put up 38.0 pts, 11.0 reb, 10.0 ast against PHI
  • Dante Exum (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 30.4% to 13.2, 19.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Isaiah Jackson (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 37.9% to 13.5, 21.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Ben Sheppard (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 46.3% to 18.7, 12.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Pacers have a 2-game losing streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 2-game losing streak. The Mavericks have a 1-game losing streak at home. Overall, they are on a 2-game losing streak.

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