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The Cleveland Cavaliers will take on the Dallas Mavericks at 8:30 p.m. ET on Friday at American Airlines Center. Dallas is 38-28 overall and 18-15 at home, while the Cavaliers are 21-45 overall and 9-24 on the road. The Mavericks have won the last four games between the teams. 

Dallas is favored by 10-points in the latest Mavericks vs. Cavaliers odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 219.5. Before entering any Cavaliers vs. Mavericks picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned over $9,200 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past two-plus seasons. The model is up over $1,200 on its top-rated picks this season and entered Week 20 of the 2020-21 NBA schedule on a stunning 97-62 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread dating back to last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Mavericks vs. Cavaliers. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Mavericks vs. Cavaliers:

  • Mavericks vs. Cavaliers spread: Mavericks -10
  • Mavericks vs. Cavaliers over-under: 219.5 points
  • Mavericks vs. Cavaliers money line: Dallas -550, Cleveland +425
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What you need to know about the Mavericks

The Mavericks took down the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, 113-109. Dwight Powell posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds along with five assists. The Mavericks occupy the fifth seed in the Western Conference. They are one game ahead of the sixth and seventh seeds. 

Dallas has won five of its past six games. Kristaps Porzingis (knee) is out for Friday's game. Maxi Kleber (Achilles) is not expected to play. 

What you need to know about the Cavaliers

Cleveland was routed by Portland on Wednesday, 141-105. The Cavaliers were down 102-80 at the end of the third quarter. The top scorers for Cleveland were Kevin Love (18 points) and Dean Wade (16 points). The Cavaliers have the second-worst record in the Eastern Conference. 

Cleveland has lost eight consecutive games. Darius Garland (ankle) is out for Friday's game. Larry Nance Jr. (thumb) and Matthew Dellavedova (neck) are out for the rest of the season. 

How to make Cavaliers vs. Mavericks picks

The model has simulated Mavericks vs. Cavaliers 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning under, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Mavericks vs. Cavaliers? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Mavericks vs. Cavaliers spread to jump on Friday, all from the model that is on an incredible 97-62 roll.