Mavericks vs. Bucks prediction, odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, April 3 best bets from proven computer model

Mavericks vs. Bucks prediction, odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, April 3 best bets from proven computer model

The Dallas Mavericks (48-30) and the Milwaukee Bucks (48-29) collide in a cross-conference showdown on Sunday afternoon. Dallas had its three-game win streak halted, falling 135-103 to the Washington Wizards on Friday. Likewise, Milwaukee’s two-game winning streak came to an end on Friday, losing to the Los Angeles Clippers in its previous contest. 

Tip-off is at 1 p.m. ET at the Fiserv Forum. Milwaukee is favored by 5.5-points in the latest Mavericks vs. Bucks odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 227. Before locking in any Bucks vs. Mavericks picks, be sure to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 24 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 83-51 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning over $2,600. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Mavericks vs. Bucks, and just locked in its picks and NBA prediction. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Bucks vs. Mavericks:

  • Mavericks vs. Bucks spread: Milwaukee -5.5
  • Mavericks vs. Bucks over-under: 227 points
  • Mavericks vs. Bucks money line: Milwaukee –230, Dallas +190
  • MIL: The Bucks are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS loss
  • DAL: The Mavericks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games as a road underdog

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Why the Bucks can cover

Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of the rare do-it-all players in the game. Antetokounmpo has the strength to barrel through defenders while being a force in the paint. The six-time All-Star is also dominant on the defensive end, using his 7’3 wingspan to alter shots. Antetokounmpo is second in the NBA in points (30.1), fifth in rebounds (11.8) with 5.8 assists per game. Antetokounmpo has recorded 40-plus point double-doubles in consecutive games. On March 31, Antetokounmpo supplied 44 points, 14 rebounds and six assists. 

Jrue Holiday is one of the best defensive guards in the league. Holiday is a pass-first playmaker with great length. The UCLA product averages 18.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game. Holiday is a reliable threat on the outside, shooting 41 percent from three. The 2009 first-round pick has recorded two double-doubles over his past three games. On March 29, Holiday notched 18 points, eight rebounds and 10 assists. 

Why the Mavericks can cover

Guard Luka Doncic is one of the top offensive players in the league. Doncic is a top-tier playmaker with a diverse offensive arsenal. The three-time All-Star can score with ease from all three levels. Doncic is fourth in the NBA in points (28.3), sixth in assists (8.6), and snags 9.1 rebounds per game. Doncic has amassed 30-plus points in four straight games. In his last matchup, he produced 36 points, seven rebounds and six assists. 

Guard Jalen Brunson is a quick and agile contributor in the backcourt for Dallas. Brunson has a smooth jump shot from mid-range and 3-point land. The Villanova product has been efficient, shooting 50 percent from the floor and 36 percent from downtown. Brunson averages 16.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game. In his previous contest, the 2018 second-round pick tallied 21 points, five rebounds and two assists.

How to make Bucks vs. Mavericks picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the point total, projecting the teams to combine for 229 points. The model also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only see the model’s picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Mavericks vs. Bucks? And which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

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