Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets Odds

The Mavericks will play the Rockets on Friday, December 22nd, 2023. Your timezone's tip off time is 8:10 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Now that the 2023-24 NBA season is in full swing, let's gear up for a game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Houston Rockets set for Friday, December 22nd, 2023. Make sure to review each team's performance stats below as you handicap this matchup. We've included a few key metrics we think will be most helpful. At this point in the season, statistical trends should begin to firm up.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Dallas Mavericks currently have a 91.67 power ranking. The power ranking for the Houston Rockets is 91.67. Continue monitoring these figures as the season progresses.
  • Away Dallas Mavericks - The Dallas Mavericks currently have a 9-5 record as an away team. That standing puts them 1st in the league for away team wins.
  • Home Houston Rockets - The Houston Rockets start this matchup with a 11-2 record as a home team. They now rank 3rd in the league for home team wins so far in the 2023-24 NBA regular season.
  • Average Points Per Game - The Dallas Mavericks currently rank 6th (119.0) for average points scored per game. On the other side of the court, the Houston Rockets stand at 24th averaging 111.4 PPG.
  • Average Opponent Points Per Game - Opponents have scored an average of 117.7 points against the Dallas Mavericks, ranking them 10th in the league. The Houston Rockets currently rank 28th in the league for points scored against them, with a current standing of 108.4 OPPG.
  • Team Division Records - The Dallas Mavericks have notched a 5-2 Western Southwest Division division record, while the Houston Rockets possess a 5-2 Western Southwest Division standing.
  • Overall Team Records - The Dallas Mavericks have a 16-11 overall record, while the Houston Rockets have a 13-12 standing.

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Arrr, me hearties! The Dallas Mavericks be sailin' into enemy territory...

Them Rockets fanatics be rowdy and ruthless in their Houston arena...

The Mavericks be standin' tall with a 16-11 overall record...

While them Rockets be fightin' with a 13-12 overall standin'...

Both teams be showin' their mettle with a 5-2 division record...

The Mavericks be scorin' an average of 119.0 points per game...

While them Rockets be trailin' behind with 111.4 points per game...

It be a clash of the titans on the court, me mateys...

So see you courtside at today's game, and may the best team prevail...

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Check out the point spread, moneyline, and total bets from our sportsbooks...

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Arrr, me hearties! Get ready for an epic battle on the hardwood!

Best Mavericks at Rockets Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Dallas Mavericks
Favorite

Houston Rockets
The Houston Rockets have a -8.5 -109 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. The Dallas Mavericks have a +8.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM. The Dallas Mavericks are the point spread underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 222 points. Risk $113 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 222.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Dallas Mavericks
Favorite

Houston Rockets
The Houston Rockets are the -345 moneyline favorite. Risk $345 to win $100 on the Houston Rockets at BetRivers. The Dallas Mavericks are the +275 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $275 on the Dallas Mavericks. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets NBA game on Friday, December 22nd, 2023?

The Houston Rockets are -8.5 -109 point spread favorites at BetRivers, while the Dallas Mavericks are +8.5 -110 point spread underdogs at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets NBA game on Friday, December 22nd, 2023?

The best over line is 222 -113 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $113 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 222.5 -110 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets NBA game on Friday, December 22nd, 2023?

The Houston Rockets are the -345 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the Dallas Mavericks are the +275 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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Underdog Dallas Mavericks - Dallas Mavericks bettors risk $100 to win $89.29 at -112 odds.

A +8.5 Dallas Mavericks underdog bet wins if they lose by 8 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 9 or more.

Favorite Houston Rockets - Houston Rockets bettors risk $100 to win $91.74 at -109 odds.

A -8.5 Houston Rockets favorite bet wins if they win by 9 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 8 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Dallas Mavericks at Houston Rockets Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 NBA Regular Season Standings - Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Div Conf PPG Op. PPG Diff Strk L10
Dallas Mavericks34250.576+12.518-1316-128-521-18118.9117.6+1.3W18-2
Houston Rockets25330.431+21.020-105-237-517-17112.8113.1-0.3L22-8

Dallas Mavericks & Houston Rockets Futures Odds

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2023-24 Dallas Mavericks NBA Championship Odds

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