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Mavs vs. Heat Betting Odds, Expert NBA Analysis, and Pick — May 4, 2021

By Carlos Chacon

The Miami Heat will visit the AmericanAirlines Arena to play the Dallas Mavericks. As it stands, the Heat are 6th in the Eastern Conference standings and are clinging onto a 2-game winning streak. Meanwhile, the Mavs sit at 7th in the Western Conference standings and are coming off a loss against the Sacramento Kings. Both teams are looking forward to a spot in the playoffs and are fighting to maintain a spot in the top 8 as the regular season comes to an end in two weeks’ time.

This is the second and final Mavs vs. Heat game of the regular season, with the Mavs taking the first win in January. The Heat looks to even things out this Tuesday as they carry more momentum coming into the game. With that, NitroBetting news takes a more detailed look at the upcoming game, along with all the important information you need to lock in on winning bets. Catch up with the latest team news, NBA odds, betting trends, and our very own expert betting predictions.

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Mavs vs. Heat Game Information

  • When: Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: AmericanAirlines Arena
  • Radio: 103.3 FM ESPN (Mavs) / 790 THE TICKET (Heat)
  • Live Stream: NBA League Pass
  • NBA Betting Odds: TBA

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Why Bet on the Dallas Mavericks?

The Mavs have been on a roll until their recent loss to the Kings before breaking their 3-game winning streak. Nevertheless, they still hold an impressive offense rating of 115 with the help of efficient performance from the field, making 47% of their field-goal attempts. Thanks to Luka Dončić, the team remains competitive and is playoffs-bound if they continue to fire on all cylinders. Despite breaking the win streak, Dončić managed to record 30 points, 6 assists, and 6 rebounds in his 36 minutes of playtime.

Meanwhile, one of the most important components of the team as of late is Tim Hardaway Jr., who has done exceptionally well to complement Dončić’s playstyle. Jalen Brunson continues to prove his worth to the team as well, averaging 12 points, 3 rebounds, and 3 assists per game. His last performance for the Mavs saw him put down 17 points, 3 assists, and 2 rebounds, and we anticipate the guard to play a crucial role in this Mavs vs. Heat game.

Why Bet on the Miami Heat?

Considering the Miami Heat’s amazing run in the NBA Bubble where they made it to the NBA Finals, they’ve had somewhat of an inconsistent 2020-21 season, starting slow in the first half but are now looking better as they tighten their grip on a playoffs spot. Now at the No. 6 seed, the Heat have a chance at improving their record with the Atlanta Hawks just a win ahead of them.

The Heat beat the Charlotte Hornets 121-111 in their last outing. We’ve seen quality ball movement from the team, featuring Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler. The two combined for 38 points and 18 assists throughout the game. What’s even more impressive is the fact that Butler only played 28 minutes while Adebayo had 34. We can expect the two to lead the charge for the Heat, alongside Goran Dragić, Kendrick Nunn, and Duncan Robinson.

Mavs vs. Heat Betting Trends

  • The Mavs are 7-3 in their last 10 away games.
  • The Mavs are 6-4 against the spread in their last 10 away games.
  • The totals have gone over in 6 of the Mavs’ last 10 games.
  • The Heat are 7-3 in their last 10 home games.
  • The Heat are 5-5 against the spread in their last 10 home games.
  • The totals have gone over 7 times in the Heat’s last 10 games.

Mavs vs. Heat Expert Betting Predictions

Both teams have had trouble with injuries, but are now out of the rut and sporting a healthier lineup. It’s going to be tough to predict a surefire winner between the two with the Heat having the slight edge on paper as well as home-court advantage. But, covering the spread will be much easier for the Mavs if you choose to go that route. Ultimately, we anticipate a close Mavs vs. Heat game that can go both ways.

This is just one of the many sports betting guides that you can read here at NitroBetting news. Stay tuned for more NBA game previews and articles and don’t forget to check out the latest basketball betting odds on the sportsbook.

*All odds stated are subject to change without prior notice.