Luka Goes Over 3 Prop Bets to End Grizzlies’ 11-Game Win Streak

Luka Doncic With Mavericks City Background

  • The Dallas Mavericks snapped the Memphis Grizzlies’ 11-game winning streak with a 112-85 win on Friday night.
  • Luka Doncic had a triple double to go over his points, rebounds, and assists game prop bets.
  • The Mavericks are now 4-1 SU and ATS in their last five games played.

The Memphis Grizzlies’ 11-game winning streak is no more after the Dallas Mavericks routed Ja Morant and company 112-85 on Friday night in Memphis.

The Grizzlies entered the game 11-0 SU and 10-1 ATS in their previous 11 games to move up to no. 3 in the Western Conference team standings. However, they also faced a surging Dallas team that had gone 8-2 SU and 7-3 ATS in their own last 10 games.

Dallas shut down Memphis in the second half, limiting the Grizzlies to only 30 total points in the final two quarters. The Mavs broke the game wide open in the third quarter, outscoring the Grizzlies 34-18 after a close first half where Memphis led by five.

As usual, the star of the night for Dallas was its 22-year old phenom Luka Doncic.

Doncic Triple Double Cashes the OVER in 3 Prop Bets

Doncic finished the game with 27 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists. That production helped Dallas prop bettors to cash in on the OVER of three of Luka’s game prop bets: Over 25.5 points, Over 8.5 rebounds, and over 8.5 assists.

The triple-double was also the 80th in the history of the Dallas Mavericks franchise and impressively, 40 of those have been produced by Doncic. The Slovenian star also becomes the 11th player in NBA history to record at least 40 triple-doubles and the 2nd fastest player in NBA history to reach 40 triple-doubles at only 226 games played. Only the great Oscar Robertson ( 92 games ) accomplished it faster.

For the season, Doncic is averaging 24.8 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 8.9 assists per game. But over his last five games, Luka has put up a triple-double average of 23.4 points, 10.4 rebounds, and 10.4 assists per game. More importantly, the Mavericks are 4-1 SU during that stretch and have covered the betting spread in four out of their last five games.

Latest MVP Odds

For the second straight season, Doncic opened as the preseason favorite to win MVP honors. Last July, the best NBA sportsbooks had Doncic as the +400 odds on favorite to be named as the 2022 NBA MVP, with Joel Embiid at +700 as the second favorite and Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant, and Steph Curry all listed at +800 each. But as the season progressed, Curry and Durant have set the MVP pace.

As of the latest BetOnline MVP odds, Curry is still ahead of the pack at +145 with Durant chasing him at +225. Giannis is the only other player there with odds shorter than +1000 at +400 while reigning MVP Nikola Jokic is 4th with his +1200 odds and the surging Ja Morant at +200. Doncic has fallen back to the 9th spot at +6600.

Doncic is even listed at a longer +10000 odds at the Barstool Sportsbook and +8000 odds at BetMGM. He is pegged at +6000 at Caesars Sportsbook, and +5000 at PointsBet USA and Bet365 USA. Doncic’s current shortest odds to win the 2022 NBA MVP award is at +4900 via MyBookie.ag although he’s still at the 9th spot at that online betting site.

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Shane Acedera / Author

Shane grew up watching the Magic & Bird rivalry but ended up rooting for Detroit's Bad Boys team in the 1990s NBA. He loves to tell sports stories and has been writing about sports since high school. When Shane isn't busy jotting down his thoughts, he's just chillin' at home with his wife Rocelle and their two dogs named Horry and Fisher. He recently added a new family member, adopting a handsome retired K-9 named Ranger.

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