Milwaukee Bucks vs. Dallas Mavericks: 1/15/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 15, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks (8-4) bring a three-game winning streak into a home matchup with the Dallas Mavericks (6-4), winners of four straight. The Bucks are favorites (-6) in the contest, which begins at 7:30 PM ET (on ESPN) on Friday, January 15, 2021. The matchup’s over/under is 227.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Mavericks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -6 -110 -110 227 -110 -110
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Head to Head

Dallas holds a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups against Milwaukee. The Mavericks also have a 2-0 edge against the spread when squaring off against the Bucks.

Bucks vs Mavericks in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/8/2020 Bucks Mavericks -5.5 237.5 -238 193 Regular Season 136-132 DAL
12/16/2019 Bucks Bucks -10.5 227 -667 488 Regular Season 120-116 DAL
2/8/2019 Mavericks Regular Season 122-107 MIL
1/21/2019 Bucks Regular Season 116-106 MIL
12/8/2017 Bucks Regular Season 109-102 MIL
11/18/2017 Mavericks Regular Season 111-79 DAL
4/2/2017 Bucks Regular Season 109-105 DAL
11/6/2016 Mavericks Regular Season 86-75 DAL
1/8/2016 Bucks Regular Season 96-95 MIL
12/28/2015 Mavericks Regular Season 103-93 DAL

Bucks Betting Information

  • Milwaukee has earned an even 6-6 record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 6 points, the Bucks have put up a 5-5 record ATS.
  • Milwaukee has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to reach the total in 7 of 12 games for a 58.3% rate.
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Mavericks Betting Information

  • Dallas has covered the spread in greater than half of its contests, going 6-4 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 6-point underdogs, the Mavericks have a record ATS of 1-1.
  • Dallas and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their matchups this season — 3 of 10 (30%).
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Over/Under Analysis

  • In 43 of 12 games (358.3%) this year, the Bucks and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s over/under of 227 points.
  • Dallas and its opponents have combined to score more than 227 points in two of 10 games (20%) this year.
  • These teams average a combined 230.3 points per game, 3.3 more points than the total of 227 set for this matchup.
  • The Bucks and the Mavericks have seen their opponents average a combined 13.1 fewer points per game than the over/under of 227 set in this outing.
  • The Bucks’ average point total in matchups this year is 230.4, 3.4 points higher than the total in this game.
  • The average over/under in Mavericks games this year is 13.2 less points than the point total of 227 for this outing.
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Bucks Leaders

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in scoring (26.2 points per game) and rebounding (10.1 rebounds per game).
  • The squad is led in assists by Khris Middleton’s 5.7 per game.
  • Middleton connects on 2.7 threes per game to lead the Bucks.
  • Milwaukee’s blocks leader is Brook Lopez, who averages 1.7 per game. Jrue Holiday leads the team averaging 2.2 steals an outing.

Mavericks Leaders

  • Luka Doncic leads the Mavericks in all things points, rebounds and assists, racking up 27.4 points, 9.7 pulling down rebounds and serving up 8.3 assists per game.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. leads the Mavericks in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 3.8 made threes per game.
  • Nobody on Dallas grabs more steals than James Johnson (1.5 per game) or blocks more shots than Doncic (1.0 per game).
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