<strong> Dallas Mavericks vs. New Orleans Pelicans Point Spread - Pick</strong>

<strong>Betting Odds:</strong> DAL +2 / NO -2
<strong>Over/Under Total:</strong> 201.5
<strong>Moneyline:</strong> OFF

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<strong>Team Records Straight up and Against the Point Spread:</strong><br />
Dallas Mavericks: 20-16 SU / 19-17 ATS
New Orleans Pelicans: 15-19 / 13-19-2 ATS

<strong>Sagarin PREDICTOR Power Rankings</strong>
Dallas Mavericks: 91.77
New Orleans Pelicans: 89.47

<strong>Betting Trends Worth Noting:</strong><br />
1. DAL is 35-16 ATS in their last 51 road games.
2. DAL is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record.
3. NO is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games.
4. NO is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall.

<strong>Key Injuries:</strong><br />
Shawn Marion SF - Jan 8: Day-To-Day

Jason Smith C - Jan 7: Out
Ryan Anderson PF - Jan 7: Out

<strong>Matchup Analysis:</strong><br />
The Pelicans have lost 3 straight and while the Mavs are also coming off a loss they will cover in the Big Easy tonight.

<strong>Jason's Pick to Cover the Point Spread:</strong> Mavs +2

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