NBA Betting Odds Set L.A Lakers As Favorites Over Dallas Mavericks At Home
The Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Lakers take the court on Monday Night at the Staples Center, each looking for a signature victory.
The Lakers (9-5) have played much better at home than they have on the road this season, winning eight of nine in the Staples Center.
This is the first of a four-game road set for the defending NBA champion Mavericks. Dallas (8-5) has won five-straight games since beginning the season under .500.
“It’s all dictated on our defense,” said Mavericks’ guard Jason Terry. “We want to play great defense and get stops.”
Oddsmakers are giving the edge to the Lakers at home in this one over the Mavericks. The Latest NBA betting Odds have set Los Angeles as four-point favorites over Dallas at Bovada Sportsbook.
But at this line, Dallas is set at -115 to cover the line, while the Lakers go off closer to even at -105.
On the money line, the Lakers are -170 favorites to win the game straight up, while the Mavericks are +150 underdogs.
The over/under point total for the game has been set at 182 points.
Oddsmakers are also offering live betting options for this game, which tips off at 10:30pm ET, with coverage on TNT.
These live betting options range from varying points spreads and over/under totals, to team and individual player prop odds.