At the weekend, the NBA goes into a pause because of the All-Star Game. In the night on Thursday at 02:30 clock previously received the Dallas Mavericks but still in the American Airlines Center, the Miami Heat. The Mavs are currently all about playmaker Luka Doncic. The young Slovene embodies the hope for a better future at Dallas. If it was up to the fans, Donic would be in the starting line-up for the All-Star Game. But thanks to the voices of the journalists and the players, Doncic did not even succeed on the bench. So the Slovene can concentrate fully on the game against Miami.
NBA Betting Predictions Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat
The Miami Heat is currently in a minor crisis. Six of the last seven games were lost. If the heat loses in Dallas, that would be the fourth away loss in series. Looking at the game of Mavericks Vs. Heat on the odds of bookmakers, the bookmakers see the home side also slightly ahead. Even the basketball betting base believes that Dallas can build the good home record and sets at the end of their preliminary report on the game Dallas Vs. Miami their tip on “win Dallas Mavericks”.
Dallas Mavericks – Statistics & Current Form
The Mavs have won six of their last ten games. In the Western Conference, the team of Dirk Nowitzki is with 26 wins and 30 defeats, but only in eleventh place. Currently, the Mavs have four fewer wins than the eight-placed Kings. With 20: 8 victories, the Mavericks are one of the best home teams in the league. In the derby at the Houston Rockets, however, there was a bitter 104: 120 defeat on Monday. While Dallas largely eliminated Rocket star James Harden, Chris Paul took control of the Rockets offense. In addition, the Rockets had a better odds from beyond the triple line. Nowitzki scored six points. Kleber, who was in the starting Dallas formation, scored nine points. Best thrower at Dallas was once again rookie Luka Doncic. The Slovenian scored a double-double with 21 points and ten rebounds. There were also eight Asissts. The big shortcoming in the Mavericks were the numerous ball losses. The Rockets made a lot of pressure, but the guests also made many unnecessary mistakes. In the end, the Mavericks had 18 turnovers on the board that turned Houston into 26 direct counters.
The Mavericks have seen a lot of movement in the last few days: Tim Hardaway, Jr., Courtney Lee, Trey Burke, Justin Jackson and Kristaps Porzingis have signed five new players. On the other side left DeAndre Jordan, Dennis Smith Jr., Wesley Matthews and Trey Burke the club. Of course, the focus was on the transfer of the Latvian top star Kristaps Porzingis. Together with the 19-year-old Slovenian playmaker Luka Doncic, the Latvian is to lead the Mavericks back up. However, Dallas has to get along without the new superstar for a while. Porzingis suffered a cruciate ligament rupture in 2018 and is currently still in rehab. Whether he can still play for his new club this season is uncertain. Due to the many changes Doncic is one of the last remaining regular players. After the departure of DeAndre Jordan, Dallas lacks a bit of size and power under the basket. By January 30, the Mavs were the eleventh best rebound team in the league. Without Jordan, the Mavericks slipped to 17th place in this statistic. Against Houston Dallas took 47 rebounds, Dwight Powell and Maxi Kleber came together but only on six picked balls. Apart from Porzingis, Dallas against Miami also lack Salah Mejri and J.J. Barea.
Last results from Dallas Mavericks:
- 12.02.2019 – Houston Rockets Vs. Dallas Mavericks 120: 104 (NBA)
- 10.02.2019 – Dallas Mavericks vs. Portland Trail Blazers 102: 101 (NBA)
- 09.02.2019 – Dallas Mavericks vs. Milwaukee Bucks 107: 122 (NBA)
- 07.02.2019 – Dallas Mavericks vs. Charlotte Hornets 99:93 (NBA)
- 03.02.2019 – Cleveland Cavaliers Vs. Dallas Mavericks 98: 111 (NBA)
Miami Heat – Statistics & Current Form
With 25 wins and 30 failures, the Miami Heat are currently just one win and one of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Away the balance is balanced at 14:14, but in the last seven games there were six defeats and also last 87:10 at the Denver Nuggets. Until the third quarter, the guests could still keep up, but then Denver pulled away. Through 19 turnovers, the Nuggets were able to score 21 points. Best scorer for Miami was Justise Winslow with 15 points. Behind them followed James Johnson with 14 points and Josh Richardson with 12 points. Miami only hit 41 percent out of the field. At a distance 9 out of 33 attempts were made. Dwyane Wade, who ended his career after the season, came off the bench on eight points. Thus, there were three away cheats in a row. At home, there are actually four defeats in a row. In the current trade window, the club separated from Wayne Elling Ton and Tyler Johnson. New to the team was Ryan Anderson.
How strong Miami can play was revealed on Monday. In the Golden State Warriors, the Heat had only a narrow defeat. After a good seven minutes, the guests had already pulled away to 19 points. It was not until the beginning of the third quarter that Golden State again took the lead. With less than a minute on the clock, Miami was even ahead with three points, but Center DeMarcus Cousins grabbed an offensive rebound with just 7.8 seconds of play time, converting them for two points and drawing one more foul. 25-year-old Richardson scored 37 points – more than ever before in his career. Coach Erik Spoelstra will miss Goran Dragic and Derrick Jones Jr. in Dallas.
Last Results from Miami Heat:
- 12.02.2019 – Denver Nuggets vs. Miami Heat 103: 87 (NBA)
- 11.02.2019 – Golden State Warriors Vs. Miami Heat 120: 118 (NBA)
- 09.02.2019 – Sacramento Kings vs. Miami Heat 102: 96 (NBA)
- 06.02.2019 – Portland Trail Blazers Vs. Miami Heat 108: 118 (NBA)
- 03.02.2019 – Miami Heat Vs. Indiana Pacers 88:95 (NBA)
Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat – Head to Head Statistics
There have been 41 games between Miami and Dallas. With 23 wins to 18 defeats, the Mavericks have the nose in direct comparison in front. Of course, remember the NBA Finals 2006 and 2011 between the two teams. In 2006, Miami took the title, after having already been 2-0 behind. In 2011, Nowitzki and Co. were able to return the favor and win the final series in game 6 in Miami 4-2. It was the first NBA championship for the Mavericks. 12 of the last 14 games against Dallas won Miami. This season, both teams meet for the first time. During the night on Thursday, Dwayne Wade will probably be visiting Dallas for the last time and meeting Dirk Nowitzki.
Dallas Mavericks – Miami Heat Betting Tips and Predictions
Both teams still want to reach the playoffs. Due to the many changes in the team, the Mavericks are certainly somewhat vulnerable. A lot of load is currently on the shoulders of the rookie Doncic. Much will also depend on what Tim Hardaway Jr. can show. At the American Airlines Center, the Mavs are one of the NBA’s best home teams. In addition, the Texans have to make some reparation for the 104: 120 in Houston. The direct comparison certainly speaks for Miami. In addition, the Heat are strong in the offensive rebounds, with which Dallas currently has some problems.
Key Facts – Dallas Mavericks vs Miami Heat Tips
With 20: 8 victories, the Mavericks are one of the best home teams
Miami’s away footage is 14:14
Dallas has won only two of their last 14 games against Miami
This season the Mavericks are clearly stronger. Especially in front of their own fans, the home side show a good defense. Miami was quite tired against Denver. Four away games on six days can quite well go to the condition. In addition, the defeat series also seems to be somewhat self-conscious. We believe that the Mavericks can do something about the poor record against Miami. The odds of a simple Mavs win are very neat. So we put in the game Dallas Mavericks Vs. Miami Heat the tip on “Victory Dallas”.
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