Take #514 Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks UNDER 208 (9 PM ET Saturday, January 27)
The Denver Nuggets look to secure a winning homestand when they host the Dallas Mavericks in a Mile High showdown. Tip-off is slated for 9 PM ET at Pepsi Center where the Nuggets are favored by -8. The total is 208 down from an opening number of 211.5.
Denver (25-23, 18-6 home) was hitting on all cylinders in their last outing rolling to a 130-118 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday. Gary Harris scored 23 points and Trey Lyles had 21 to lead the Nuggets who have won three straight against the Mavericks in Denver.
Dallas (16-32, 6-16 road) has lost five of their last six outings and tonight’s game begins a stretch in which they’ll play eight of 11 on the road.
Dallas is 4-1 to the UNDER in their last five overall and 13-6 to the low side in their past 19 against the Western Conference. Denver is 6-1 to the UNDER in their last seven games and 7-1 to the south of the total in their past eight overall. The Nuggets are also on a 6-0 run to the UNDER against the West.
The Mavericks are 5-1 ATS in their last six road games and in their last six against the Northwest Division. Dallas is also 12-5 ATS in its past 17 vs. the West. The Nuggets are 1-4-1 ATS in their last six overall and 0-4-1 past five vs. the Western Conference.
The home team is 10-4-1 ATS in the last 15 meetings.