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Dallas Mavericks vs. Sacramento Kings

March 26, 2024

The Dallas Mavericks will take on the Sacramento Kings Tuesday night inside Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA. They tip it off at 10:00 p.m. on a light night in the league. There are only four games scheduled on the docket. These two teams will play twice in three days. 

Bookmaker has installed the Kings as a slim - 1 1/2 point favorite. 

Sacramento Kings Betting Preview

The Kings have played well this season and entered play on Monday night, having won five of seven games overall. They will be tested against a veteran and tough team to defend in the Mavericks. 

Offensively, the Kings can score points, and the key to this one is to get some much-needed spacing on the floor. Point guard De'Aaron Fox is a player to watch in this one, as he has shown he can be a legit guard and floor general. He is averaging close to 26 points a game while handing out just a touch under six assists per contest too. 

He will look to get the ball into the hands of power forward Domantas Sabonis, who has had an outstanding season up to this point. He has shown he can play with his back to the basket and point the ball on the floor, i.e., he has, too. They connect on 57% from the floor, including a solid 36% from beyond the arc. They should control the pace and tempo in this one. 

Dallas Mavericks Betting Preview

The Mavericks are a veteran team that can win tough and tight games. 

The Mavericks also had a nice run, winning seven of eight overall, and they entered play on Monday night. They have positioned themselves nicely late in the Western Conference as they sit in the eighth seed regarding the playoff picture. 

On offense, they have shown that they are one of the most talented scoring teams in the league. They are led by a fantastic player who can score from anywhere on the floor. Point guard Luka Doncic has put together a remarkable season once again. He is averaging around 34 points per game and has shown he can easily score 50 points on any given night.

He has had some monster games this season, and in his career, he is averaging 31 points against the Kings. He has succeeded against them and seems to get into a groove early on. Look for him to get going in this one early. This could be a wild, high-scoring game if the Mavericks can force the Kings to match them point for point. 

Game Odds, Series Trends, and Free Pick

The Mavericks are 4-1 in their last five games and 4-1 in their previous five games against the spread. They are 21-21 in their road games against the number, and the totals have gone over in one out of their last five games and 15 out of their last 37 games at home. The Kings are 3-2 in their previous five games and 2-3 in their last five games against the number. They are also 22-14 in their road games against the spread. The totals have gone over in just one out of their last five games. 

Pick: Sacramento Kings - 1.5