NBA Betting Previews: Jazz Favored To Take Game 3 Vs Mavs

Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz in action during the second half of a game against the Memphis Grizzlies at Vivint Smart Home Arena on April 05, 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Dallas Mavericks (53-31, 47-36-1 ATS)  @ Utah Jazz (50-34, 34-46-4 ATS), 9 p.m. ET

Lines/News: The Jazz are 6.5-point favorites to take a 2-1 series lead in this Game 3. The O/U is 210.5. Dallas won the last meeting 110-104 Monday, in Dallas. Luka Doncic (calf) is questionable but said on Wednesday he’s “feeling good.” The Mavericks are 7-3 straight up over their last 10 games (including playoffs). The Jazz are 5-5 straight up over their last 10 games. This season, including the playoffs, the Mavericks are 32-51-1 to the Over. The Jazz are 38-44-2.

Mavericks Trends: The Mavericks are 7-3 against the spread (ATS) in their last 10 games. They are 6-1 ATS against the Jazz in their last seven games. The Over is 7-2 in the last nine Mavericks games.

Jazz Trends: The Jazz are 3-7-1 ATS as favorites in their last 11 games and 1-7-1 ATS against a team with a winning record in their last nine. The Over is 2-6 in Jazz games after their last game went over the points total (last eight instances).

Player Trends: Utah Jazz Donovan Mitchell (O/U 29.5 points) has scored 30+ points in 1 of his last 7 (14.29%) at home (avg. 24.9). He’s scored 30+ points in one of his last six (16.67%) after his team failed to cover the prior game, as is the case tonight (avg. 24.3). He’s scored 30+ points in nine of his last 10 (90%) playoff games (avg. 33.5).

Utah Jazz Rudy Gobert (O/U 15.5 rebounds) has recorded 16+ rebounds in two of his two (100%) games in the playoffs this season (avg. 17.0). He’s recorded 16+ rebounds in 16 of his 33 (48.5%) at home (avg. 14.6).