Mavericks vs. Rockets Odds & Pick: Sharps, Experts Betting Spread As Doncic, Harden Remain Questionable

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NBA Odds: Mavericks vs. Rockets

Mavericks Odds +4.5
Rockets Odds -4.5
Over/Under 228.5
PRO Projection HOU -4.2
Time 8 p.m. ET
TV NBA TV

Before jumping to any conclusions on which side to bet for tonight’s Mavericks vs. Rockets matchup, you might think the smart move would be to wait for updates on the respective statuses of Luka Doncic and James Harden.

Update: Harden is available for the game tonight, while Doncic (quad) is listed as probable.

And sure, knowing exactly what you’re betting on is certainly more comfortable, but it’s not always the best way to get the most value.

Sometimes you’re better off using the tools at your disposal to come up with the most likely scenario for a given night, which is what sharp bettors and our experts have been doing this morning.

Note: Odds, data as of 12 p.m. ET.

NBA Pick: Mavericks vs. Rockets

Sharp Action

Five Action Labs Bet Signals have confirmed five separate instances of market-moving sharp action on the Rockets, all of which have helped push this line from -2.5 to -4.5 across much of the market in a matter of hours.

Sharp Action edge: Rockets

Top Experts

Two of our top NBA experts have also taken the Rockets, grabbing them at -3 before an ensuing 1.5-point move in their favor. That includes Justin Phan, who powers the NBA Insiders tool offered by Action Labs.

Top Experts edge: Rockets

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