The Philadelphia 76ers (49-26) are hosting the Dallas Mavericks (37-39) in a crucial matchup on Wednesday night. The 76ers are currently the third seed in the Eastern Conference standings, while Dallas has fallen out of the NBA Play-In Tournament and sits in the 11th spot in the Western Conference. Joel Embiid (calf) and James Harden (Achilles) are questionable for the Sixers.
Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Sixers as a 4-point favorite in the latest Mavericks vs. 76ers odds. The over/under for total points is set at 230.5. Before making any 76ers vs. Mavericks picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Mavericks vs. 76ers and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are the NBA lines and trends for Sixers vs. Mavs:
- Mavericks vs. 76ers spread: Philadelphia -4
- Mavericks vs. 76ers Over-Under: 230.5 points
- Mavericks vs. 76ers money line: Philadelphia -178, Dallas +150
- DAL: Mavericks are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 road games
- PHI: 76ers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Wednesday games
- Mavericks vs. 76ers picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why the 76ers can cover
Guard Tyrese Maxey is an athletic and smooth scorer who has a reliable jumper with a knack for penetrating the lane. The Kentucky product averages 20.5 points, 3.6 assists, and shoots 42% from 3-point land. On March 25 against the Suns, Maxey dropped 37 points, seven rebounds, and made seven 3-pointers.
Forward Tobias Harris is a good combo scoring threat who has a calm jump shot from the mid-range and can score from the low post. The Tennessee product logs 15 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game. He's tallied at least 20 points in three of his last six games. On March 24 versus the Golden State Warriors, Harris had 23 points, six rebounds, and three assists.
Why the Mavericks can cover
Guard Tim Hardaway Jr. gives the Mavericks a sharpshooter on the perimeter who owns solid range. Hardaway Jr. does a great job cutting and filling the lane as well. The Michigan product averages 14 points, 3.6 rebounds, and knocks down 37% of his 3-pointers. On March 26 against the Charlotte Hornets, he dropped 15 points with five rebounds.
Forward Christian Wood is a nimble and agile player who owns a good shooting stroke from downtown and spaces the floor for the Mavericks. The UNLV product averages 16.9 points and 7.5 rebounds per game off the bench. On March 22 versus the Warriors, he tallied 19 points and four boards.
How to make Mavericks vs. 76ers picks
SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 235 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in well over 50% of simulations. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.
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