Dallas Mavericks vs. Charlotte Hornets 12/30/2020 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on December 30, 2020

The Dallas Mavericks (1-2) square off against the Charlotte Hornets (1-2) as 8-point favorites on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 8:30 PM ET on FS-SE. The point total is 222.5 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Mavericks vs Hornets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Mavericks -8 -110 -110 222.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Dallas Mavericks or the Charlotte Hornets for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head meetings, Dallas and Charlotte have a tied 5-5 record.

Mavericks vs Hornets in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2020 Mavericks Hornets -3 213 -146 124 Regular Season 116-100 DAL
1/4/2020 Mavericks Mavericks -11.5 217.5 -731 532 Regular Season 123-120 CHA
2/6/2019 Mavericks Regular Season 99-93 DAL
1/2/2019 Hornets Regular Season 122-84 DAL
3/24/2018 Mavericks Regular Season 102-98 CHA
1/10/2018 Hornets Regular Season 115-111 DAL
12/5/2016 Mavericks Regular Season 109-101 CHA
12/1/2016 Hornets Regular Season 97-87 CHA
3/14/2016 Hornets Regular Season 107-96 DAL
11/5/2015 Mavericks Regular Season 108-94 CHA

Mavericks Betting Information

  • Dallas struggled against the spread, going 38-39-3 last year.
  • The Mavericks fared well when favored by at least 8 points, posting an 8-7-1 record against the spread.
  • Dallas was reliable for the over last season, combining with opponents to reach the total in 49 of 80 games for a 61.2% rate.
Bet on the Dallas Mavericks to win the NBA Championship.

Hornets Betting Information

  • Charlotte had a 32-30-2 record against the spread, covering in 50% of their games.
  • Charlotte and its opponents hit the over in less than half of their games last season — 30 of 64 (46.9%).
Bet on the Charlotte Hornets to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • The Mavericks and their opponents combined to put up more than 222.5 points in 58% of their games last year (47 of 81 opportunities).
  • Charlotte and its opponents combined to score more than 222.5 points in 17 of 65 outings (26.2%) last season.
  • The Mavericks and the Hornets combined to average 2.6 fewer points per game last year than the over/under of 222.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 0.2 more points per game last season (222.7) than this game’s total of 222.5 points.
  • The Mavericks’ average point total in outings last season was 230.2, 7.7 points higher than the total in this game.
  • The average over/under in Hornets games last season was 10.0 fewer points than the point total of 222.5 for this outing.
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Mavericks Leaders

  • Luka Doncic put up 28.8 points per game last season while adding 8.8 assists.
  • Kristaps Porzingis pulled down 9.5 rebounds per game.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. had a strong showing from long distance a season ago. He connected on 2.9 shots from deep per game.
  • Willie Cauley-Stein grabbed 1.1 steals per game. Porzingis collected 2.0 blocks a game.

Hornets Leaders

  • Devonte’ Graham scored 18.2 points per game last season and dished out 7.5 assists.
  • Cody Zeller grabbed 7.1 rebounds per game.
  • Graham had a solid showing from beyond the arc a season ago. He connected on 3.5 shots from deep per game.
  • Terry Rozier averaged 1.0 steal per game. Bismack Biyombo collected 0.9 blocks a game.
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