Utah Jazz vs. Dallas Mavericks – NBA Playoffs Game 1 – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Utah Jazz are 4.5-point favorites heading into Game 1 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on Saturday, starting at 1:00 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is set at 214.5.

Jazz vs. Mavericks Predictions

Jazz vs. Mavericks Betting Odds

Jazz vs Mavericks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Jazz -4.5 214.5 points

Jazz vs. Mavericks Last 10 Games

  • Utah covered the spread three times in its last 10 matchups while putting up a 4-6 record straight-up in those games.
  • Utah and its opponents have hit the over in five of those 10 games.
  • The last 10 Jazz games averaged 221.2 total points, 6.7 more points than this matchup’s point total.
  • Over their past 10 games, the Jazz have scored 2.0 fewer points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
  • Dallas has a 8-2 record straight-up in its past 10 matchups, while covering the spread seven times in those games.
  • Dallas and its opponents have combined to hit the over in six of the past 10 games.
  • The last 10 Mavericks games averaged 220.5 total points, 6.0 more points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • During their past 10 games, the Mavericks have a 117.7 points-per-game average, 9.7 points above their season-long scoring average.

Jazz vs. Mavericks Betting Trends

  • Utah has put together a 34-46-2 record against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as 4.5-point favorites or more, the Jazz have an ATS record of 27-30-1.
  • This season, 38 of Utah’s games have gone over the point total.
  • This season, the Jazz have a 47.1% shooting percentage from the field, which is 1.4% higher than the 45.7% of shots the Mavericks’ opponents have knocked down.
  • In games Utah shoots better than 45.7% from the field, it is 28-19-1 against the spread and 35-13 overall.
  • Dallas has compiled a 46-35-1 record against the spread this year.
  • In games they have played as 4.5-point underdogs or more, the Mavericks have an ATS record of 8-2.
  • This season, 31 of Dallas’ games have gone over the point total.
  • The Mavericks’ 46.1% shooting percentage from the field this season is 0.8 percentage points higher than the Jazz have given up to their opponents (45.3%).
  • Dallas has put together a 32-13-1 record against the spread and a 38-8 straight up record in games it shoots higher than 45.3% from the field.

Jazz vs. Mavericks Over/Under Trends

  • This season, Utah and its opponents have combined to outscore Saturday’s total of 214.5 points 48 times.
  • In Dallas’ 82 games this season, 34 have finished with more combined scoring than Saturday’s over/under of 214.5.
  • The total for the contest of 214.5 is 7.1 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Jazz (113.6 points per game) and the Mavericks (108.0 points per game).
  • The 212.3 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 2.2 fewer than the 214.5 over/under in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Jazz games is 221.8 points, 7.3 more than the over/under of 214.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 1.4 points fewer than the average over/under in Mavericks’ games this season (215.9 points).

Jazz Team Leaders

  • Donovan Mitchell: 25.9 PTS, 5.3 AST, 1.5 STL, 44.8 FG%, 35.5 3PT% (232-for-654)
  • Rudy Gobert: 15.6 PTS, 14.7 REB, 2.1 BLK, 71.3 FG%
  • Mike Conley: 13.7 PTS, 5.3 AST, 1.3 STL, 43.5 FG%, 40.8 3PT% (169-for-414)
  • Jordan Clarkson: 16.0 PTS, 41.9 FG%, 31.8 3PT% (190-for-597)
  • Bojan Bogdanovic: 18.1 PTS, 45.5 FG%, 38.7 3PT% (181-for-468)

Mavericks Team Leaders

  • Luka Dončić: 28.4 PTS, 9.1 REB, 8.7 AST, 1.2 STL, 45.7 FG%, 35.3 3PT% (201-for-569)
  • Jalen Brunson: 16.3 PTS, 50.2 FG%, 37.3 3PT% (94-for-252)
  • Dorian Finney-Smith: 11.0 PTS, 1.1 STL, 47.1 FG%, 39.5 3PT% (172-for-435)
  • Dwight Powell: 8.7 PTS, 67.1 FG%, 35.1 3PT% (13-for-37)
  • Reggie Bullock: 8.6 PTS, 40.1 FG%, 36.0 3PT% (141-for-392)

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