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Mavericks vs Knicks NBA | Kristaps Porzingis Out


Game 1 of the NBA Championship on ESPN on national television on Wednesday Mavericks star Luka Doncic made his only trip this season to “the most famous circuit in the world” to face the Knicks. Dallas opened as a short favorite on NBA odds despite being without Knicks former All-Star Kristaps Porzingis.

How to Bet on Dallas at New York NBA Odds & TV Info

  • when: Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. ET
  • where: Madison Square Garden
  • Television: ESPN
  • flow: ESPN app
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  • NBA odds: Mavericks -2.5

Series History

This is the first meeting between the two teams this year. The road team has won seven of the last eight encounters. The Knicks have taken 3 of 4, 4 of 6 and six of their last 10 games overall. Clubs split the 2020-21 season series, 1-1. With Jamal Mosley as the acting head coach, the Mavericks scored a 99-86 win at Madison Square Garden. The Mavericks have now won 14 of their last 19 MSG games (after the Knicks won 10 consecutive New York games from 1992 to 2002).

Why bet on Dallas?

The Mavericks won their sixth game in a row on Sunday, 113-99 behind Chicago. The Bulls entered with an average of 111.3 points per game, the eighth-best in the league, and they held double figures for the first time since Dec. 11. Dallas averaged a 15.7-point win during his streak and carried opponents to 93.0 points.

Luka Doncic He scored 22 points and added 14 assists and 14 rebounds. Doncic scored 39 triple-doubles in his career, the most triple-doubles for a player before he turned 23. He is also the first player in the NBA this season to score at least 22 points with at least 14 rebounds. At least 14 assists.

Maxi Clipper scored 18 points, the highest level of the season. Kleber’s 6 of 11 hits from the ground and 6 of 9 from three and six tied three hits at the highest level of his career. He’s getting more shots with Kristaps Porzingis (Protocols) on the sidelines and Porzingis won’t play in that either. KP is the only Mav still in the protocols. Clipper has averaged 9.4 points, seven rebounds, 1.2 cuts and 2.6 three-pointers in 29 minutes over his last five games without Porzingis in the squad.

Dallas averages 109.8 points (.485 fg) and 28.3 assists over its last eight games. Even more impressive, the Mavericks have managed to keep their opponents on 96.3 points (.432 FG, .299 3FG) in that period, including 93.3 points over their last seven games. Wins in that period included wins over the Warriors (29-7), who entered with the best record in the NBA, and the aforementioned Bull (26-10), who entered with the best record in the East.

The Mavericks are leading by double digits in each of their last 11 games, their longest streak since the 2010-11 championship season.

Doncic averages 25.5 points (.463 FG%), 9.5 rebounds and 9.7 assists in six career games against the Knicks and has become the youngest player in NBA history (20 years, 259 days) to score 30 triple-doubles at Madison Square Garden (11/14/19). Six current Mavericks have previously played for the Knicks: Reggie Bullock, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr., Frank Ntelikina, Teo Benson and Porzingis.

Why bet on New York?

The Knicks won for the third time in four games Monday, 111-96 over San Antonio. RJ Barrett had five consecutive points to open the last period, which started with the Knicks leading just 82-75. By the time the Knicks hit a three-shooter in a row to end a boom, the score was 100-77. Spurs had fewer than six players in the protocols.

Barrett hit 12 from 20 shots and finished with 31 points after only totaling 32 points in the previous two games. This was his fifth game of his career with 30 points. Through five games in January, Barrett averaged 22.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 3.6 assists on 45.6% from the field and 48% from three.

All-Star Julius Randle had 1 of 7 shots, two points, 11 rebounds, three assists and a block in 34 minutes. He’s only 15 versus 46 in the past three games.

Mitchell Robinson Hit 4 of 4 shots and 5 of 9 free throws for 13 points and 11 boards. This is Robinson’s first doubling since December 28 and his seventh this season. However, he has scored only 9 free throws out of 23 during his last nine matches.

Kemba Walker missed his sixth game in a row with a left knee injury and Nerlence Noel He missed the 10th in a row as he regained his conditioning after being on health and safety protocols. Fitness Trainer Tom Thibodeau They both said they are about to return but are doubtful. The Knicks have brought Miles McBride back into the G-League, which may mean they think Kemba is about to make a comeback.

The Knicks range 20-21, the same record they set last season after 41 games. Derek Rose’s trade has been a driving force behind their success in 2020-21. Can the Knicks strike an impressive deal this year? They are among the bands that were interested in Cam Reddish from Atlanta.

game trends

  • The Mavericks won 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games on Wednesday.
  • The Mavericks are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs team games with a losing record in a row.
  • The Mavericks have averaged 11-5 ATS in their last 16 road games.
  • The Knicks have ATS 7-17 in their last 24 games played on one day off.
  • And the Knicks advance 4-11-inspired seats in their last 15 games after winning the ATS.
  • The Knicks 4-12 center point in their last 16 games after winning in a row.
  • The Mavericks have earned 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in New York.

Expert forecast

  • Mavericks 110, Knicks 108

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