Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [5/9/2024]

Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [5/9/2024]

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Dallas Mavericks will lock horns in the 2024 NBA Playoffs at Paycom Center on Thursday, with tipoff at 9:30PM ET.

Dimers.com's in-depth preview of Thursday's Mavericks vs. Thunder matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Mavericks vs. Thunder Prediction: Who Will Win Game 2

We have used advanced machine learning and statistical analysis to simulate the outcome of Thursday's NBA Playoffs game between the Mavericks and Thunder 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NBA picks.

Our proven predictive analytics model gives the Thunder a 69% chance of defeating the Mavericks. Our predicted final score has the Thunder winning 111-105.

According to our model, the Thunder (-5) have a 52% chance of covering the spread, while the 217.5-point over/under has a 51% chance of going under.

The NBA Playoffs is an annual elimination tournament held to determine the league's champion.

Sixteen teams, including the Mavericks and Thunder, reached the NBA Playoffs 2024, which consists of four rounds: the First Round, Conference Semifinals, Conference Finals, and NBA Finals.

Each round of the NBA Playoffs is contested as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins moving on to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Mavericks vs. Thunder Game 2 Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Mavericks Thunder
Spread +5 (-110) -5 (-108)
Moneyline +164 -190
Total o217.5 (-120) u217.5 (-110)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Mavericks vs. Thunder Game 2 Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, coupled with the current odds, reveal the top betting picks for every game, including Mavericks vs. Thunder. Our best NBA bets for Thursday are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

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Mavericks vs. Thunder Game 2 Player Props

Betting on Mavericks vs. Thunder NBA player props? We uss the best information available to project individual points, assists, rebounds and three-pointers for each team.

Luka Doncic is expected to lead the way for the Mavericks with 34 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists, while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is projected to have 33 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists for the Thunder.

Mavericks Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Mavericks:

Player PTS REB AST 3PM
Luka Doncic 34 10 11 5
Kyrie Irving 27 6 5 4
P.J. Washington 13 6 2 2
Daniel Gafford 10 8 2 0
Derrick Jones 9 4 1 1

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Thunder Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Thunder:

Player PTS REB AST 3PM
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 33 7 8 2
Jalen Williams 23 6 6 2
Chet Holmgren 20 9 3 2
Josh Giddey 13 8 6 1
Luguentz Dort 12 4 2 3

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Mavs vs. Thunder Game 2 Information

Thursday's Game 2 between the Thunder and Mavericks in the NBA Playoffs is scheduled to begin at 9:30PM ET.

 

Our full betting coverage of the Mavericks vs. Thunder includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

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Conclusion

We predict the Thunder, with a 69% win probability, will likely beat the Mavericks on Thursday.

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Dave Garofolo, a seasoned fantasy sports and betting enthusiast with a special affection for MLB and NFL, uses his deep knowledge to craft game previews for the NBA, MLB, and NFL. He also brings his expertise to the golf world with tournament previews and parlays for the PGA TOUR and major golf tournaments. Additionally, Dave offers valuable props for NBA, MLB, NHL, and NCAAM basketball, along with best bets for MLB, NHL, and NCAAM. 

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