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Mavs fans won’t like where this oddsmaker predicts Dallas, Houston finish in division

Houston Rockets guard James Harden, left, and Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic exchanged friendly words during Saturday’s 107-104 Mavs win. Doncic scored 11 of his 21 points in the final 2:49 of the game to help overcome an eight-point deficit.
Houston Rockets guard James Harden, left, and Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic exchanged friendly words during Saturday’s 107-104 Mavs win. Doncic scored 11 of his 21 points in the final 2:49 of the game to help overcome an eight-point deficit. AP Photo

The Mavericks continue to fight for a playoff spot in a brutal Western Conference.

The Rockets are still trying to dig themselves out of an early-season slump.

Dallas and Houston occupy ninth and eleventh-place in the NBA standings, respectively.

But one oddsmaker lists the Rockets as the most likely team to win the Southwest Division. In fact, the site gives the San Antonio Spurs, the Memphis Grizzlies and the New Orleans Pelicans better odds than the Mavericks, too.

Here’s the full list from Bovada.

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