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NBA Monday Preview and Analysis

Dallas Mavericks @ New York Knicks: New York enters Monday night's matchup against the visiting Dallas Mavericks as 2-point underdogs, with the total set at 197.5.

Dallas is coming off a 116-104 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday when they were led by Wesley Matthews' 36 points. New York came up short in Milwaukee on Saturday, losing 106-91 behind Carmelo Anthony's 18 points.

With Vegas setting the total at 197.5, but AccuScore sims having it at 192, the UNDER is a nice wagering opportunity. The total combined score goes UNDER 197.5 in 58.3 percent of simulations, a four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend.

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In the past week, AccuScore has gone 5-2 (71.4%, +280 units) when the total betting line has been between 195.5 to 200. The average score after 10,000 simulations is 98-94.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the Mavericks' last 6 games, and in 12 of the Knicks' last 18 games.

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Fantasy Watch

Dirk Nowitzki is projected to finish with 17 points (47% FG, 89% FT, 1-3 3PM), 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal, 1 block and 2 TOs.

Deron Williams is projected to finish with 14 points (43% FG, 86% FT, 4-7 3PM), 7 assists, 4 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 TOs.

Carmelo Anthony is projected to lead New York with 20 points (42% FG, 84% FT, 2-4 3PM), 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 1 block and 2 TOs.

Kristaps Porzingis is projected to finish with 13 points (44% FG, 86% FT, 1-2 3PM), 9 rebounds, 2 blocks, 1 steal, 1 assist and 2 TOs.

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