The Dallas Mavericks will travel to Los Angeles on Sunday to face the Los Angeles Lakers who are looking for their fourth straight win. Looking for a spread for this game? Please check out Top Bet sportsbook.
Head to head the Mavericks are 5-2 ATS against the Lakers in the last 7 games and a commanding 9-2 ATS in the last 11 games in Los Angeles. The road team in this series is 15-6-1 ATS in their 22 games. The Lakers are just 1-10 ATS in their last 11 home games and 3-10 ATS in their last 13 overall. Of note is the fact that the Mavericks are 17-8-1 in their last 26 on the road vs. a team with a plus .600 win percentage. The Mavericks are however just 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a win.
There is no doubt that the Lakers still harbor some ill will towards the Mavericks for sweeping them out of the playoffs last season. This is evident by the fact that they have swept all three meetings between the two teams this season. The first two games were close in nature, nut the last one was a complete blowout in Dallas as the Lakers won 109-93. Both teams come into today’s game riding 3 game win streaks and are looking to get right for their perspective playoff pushes. The Mavericks have struggled on the road all season, but managed to have won back to back games against Golden State and Portland, while the Lakers have gone on a little run here without Kobe Bryant.
We lean Dallas here but because of Bryant’s status, this line has not been released yet but be sure to check for the latest updated sports odds.