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Tonight, the Dallas Mavericks (18-42) host the Indiana Pacers (34-25), in their first home game since the All-Star break. It will be the second meeting of the season for the two teams; they first met back on December 27 in Indiana, a game the Mavericks won 98-94.
The Mavericks, who are 14th in the Western Conference standings, and Pacers, fourth in the Eastern Conference, have had polar opposite trajectories since last they met. The Pacers have gone a solid 15-9 since the battle just before New Year’s, while the Mavericks have gone a sad 7-17. They are currently on a four game skid.
The Pacers certainly have been competing as they’re currently the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference and owns the identical 34-25 record as the fourth-seeded Washington Wizards. Indiana also has a four-game winning streak and are well-rested, because the only game it has played since the All-Star break occurred Friday when they spanked the Atlanta Hawks, 116-93
The Pacers are -3 road favorites in this one with a total of 210 on the NBA odds board. The way they have played this season, they should have little issue slowing the Mavs, even on the road. Dallas owner Mark Cuban recently said on Julius Irving’s podcast that the Mavs’ best option is tanking games to increase their chances at a higher draft pick: