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The Dallas Mavericks (14-11) and Denver Nuggets (15-10) will meet up for the second time during the 2011-12 NBA season Wednesday night inside the Pepsi Center.

Las Vegas oddsmakers established the Nuggets as 1.5-point home favorites, but that number has dropped as far as a pick' em due to forward Danilo Gallinari being out indefinitely due to an ankle injury.

Denver has lost five of six games that includes a 99-90 home defeat to the Houston Rockets as 6.5-point favorites, losing Gallinari in the third quarter.

Surprisingly enough, the Nuggets are just 7-5 at home this season, which includes a disappointing 3-5 mark when hosting Western Conference opponents.

Bettors will find that the underdog in this series has covered the last five meetings against the spread, which fits nicely with the Mavericks being 8-3 ATS when getting 4.5 or fewer points.

Dallas is a well-rested ...

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