Mavericks vs. Nets Prediction and Odds (Dallas Strong Bet to Lock Down Kevin Durant on the Road)

The Mavericks will take on the Nets on Wednesday.
The Mavericks will take on the Nets on Wednesday. / Tom Pennington/GettyImages

It's a shame we won't get to see an encore performance from Kyrie Irving tonight after his 60 point performance versus the Orlando Magic. But this game is at home and the unvaccinated Irving will be riding the pine once again.

Either way, the only points Irving will rack up tonight are on his credit card. Brooklyn could really use him too as the Mavericks are one of the hotter teams in the NBA right now with a 12-3 record in their last 15 games. The Brooklyn Nets injury report also lists Seth Curry and Cam Thomas as questionable for tonight. Here are the odds for this hump day battle, courtesy of WynnBET

Mavericks vs. Nets Odds, Spread, and Total


  • Mavericks: -2.5 (-110)
  • Nets: +2.5 (-110)


  • Mavericks: -140
  • Nets: +115


  • 221.5 (Over -110/Under -110)

Mavericks vs. Nets Prediction and Pick

Without two of their best players on the court, can the Nets squeak past a surging Mavericks team tonight? I am not so sure and feel like this will be a letdown game after last night’s epic win. The Mavericks are 6-1 straight up so far this month and 6-0-1 against the spread in their last seven road games. Those wins did not come against pushover teams either.

The Mavs have victories over the Golden State Warriors, Utah Jazz and Boston Celtics during that span. 

Basically, the question here is whether or not Durant can beat the Mavs. It's possible that Brooklyn won't have their second, third, or even fourth-leading scorers behind Durant and I am not sure where those extra points are going to come from.

I do think that Durant doesn’t want Irving to outshine him and will attempt to go off tonight. He certainly is well-rested after having taken just nine shots last night. But he just doesn't have the supporting cast to lead the Nets to a win here. The Mavericks' defense is too good and they are the type of team that can give Durant a real headache. The Nets just have too much going against them to trust tonight. 

Pick: Mavericks -2.5 (-110)

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