Dallas Mavericks vs. Portland Trail Blazers Prediction, Odds, Picks for NBA Saturday [12/16/2023]

Dallas Mavericks vs. Portland Trail Blazers Prediction, Odds, Picks for NBA Saturday [12/16/2023]

The Portland Trail Blazers will square off with the Dallas Mavericks in NBA action at Moda Center on Saturday, commencing at 9:00PM ET.

Dimers' in-depth betting preview for Saturday's Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers game includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

Using advanced computer power and data, Dimers.com has simulated the outcome of Saturday's Mavericks-Trail Blazers NBA game 10,000 times as part of our NBA predictions for tonight.

Dimers' renowned predictive analytics model currently gives the Mavericks a 67% chance of defeating the Trail Blazers, with our predicted final score seeing the Mavericks winning 118-113.

According to our model, the Mavericks (-4.5) have a 51% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 233 points has a 53% chance of going Under.

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Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers Odds

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

Bet Type Mavericks Trail Blazers
Spread -4.5 (-110) +4.5 (-110)
Moneyline -180 +158
Total o233 (-112) u233 (-108)
  • The Trail Blazers are currently +4.5 underdogs versus the Mavericks, with -110 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Mavericks (-4.5) to cover the spread, BetMGM also has the best odds currently on offer at -110.
  • FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Trail Blazers at +158, which means you can bet $100 to profit $158, earning a total payout of $258, if they win.
  • On the other hand, DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Mavericks at -180, where you can risk $180 to win $100, for a total payout of $280, if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under is set at 233 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -112, as well as the best odds for the Under at -108.

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

As always, make sure you check all of the sportbooks that are available in your state for the best NBA odds and lines.

Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Mavericks -4.5 -110
Moneyline Mavericks -180
Total Under 233 -108


Our NBA best bets are based on world-class simulations and gambling expertise to serve you the best possible plays every time.

Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers Player Props

Betting on Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers NBA prop bets? We have crunched the numbers to project key individual stats for each team, such as points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers.

Luka Doncic is expected to lead the Mavericks with 36 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, while Jerami Grant is projected to finish with 22 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists for the Trail Blazers.

Mavericks Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Mavericks in Saturday's game:

Luka Doncic 36 10 10 4
Tim Hardaway 17 4 2 3
Dereck Lively 12 11 2 0
Dante Exum 12 5 4 1
Grant Williams 11 4 2 2

Trail Blazers Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Trail Blazers on Saturday:

Jerami Grant 22 4 2 2
Anfernee Simons 21 3 4 3
Shaedon Sharpe 18 6 3 2
Deandre Ayton 17 10 1 0
Malcolm Brogdon 16 4 5 2

For more help with your NBA prop betting, check out the best NBA betting trends for today's games.

Remember, our model updates regularly, so refresh this article for the latest betting analysis before Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers on Saturday December 16, 2023.

Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers Game Information

Saturday's matchup between the Trail Blazers and Mavericks at Moda Center is scheduled to commence at 9:00PM ET.

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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on the Saturday's Mavericks vs. Trail Blazers clash, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control is performed to ensure the content meets our editorial guidelines.

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