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los angeles lakers vs dallas mavericks prediction 11/22/2023 sport preview

Los Angeles Lakers vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction & Betting Tips 11/22/2023

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Dallas Mavericks 11/22/2023:
  • Take the Mavericks on the moneyline
  • The Mavericks should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NBA model projects 231 points, and we suggest taking the under

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The Mavericks and Lakers are set to face off at 10:30 ET on SN-LA. The Lakers will host the game at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA.

The Mavericks are favored in this Western conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 236 points. Check out BetCoco for Los Angeles Lakers – Dallas Mavericks odds

Los Angeles Lakers vs Dallas Mavericks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

When looking back on the last three times the Mavericks and Lakers have played each other, Dallas has the edge with a record of 2-1. However, the average scoring differential in these matchups is dead even with each team averaging 112 points per game.

  • In their last five road games, Dallas has averaged 123 points per game while allowing 121 . The team’s record in this stretch was 3-2 while going 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • The Lakers are 2-1 ATS in their last three home games and 2-1 straight-up.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Los Angeles has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • Dallas has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction

Facing the Lakers, the Mavericks currently hold an overall record of 9-5 and aim to end their two game losing streak. In their 14 games, the Mavericks have gone 4-3 against Western Conference teams and 5-2 in non-conference action.

Dallas comes in with an overall ATS record of 7-7 so far this season. When playing on the road, the Mavericks hold an ATS record of 5-3 in contrast to a 2-4 record against the spread when playing at home.

Dallas have seen over half of their games surpass the over/under lines, resulting in an over/under record of 11-3-0. The average over/under line in their games is 233.7 and they have a 9.5 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

In contrast to their season average of 122.8 points per game, the Mavericks had a below average performance. They scored 113 points against the Kings and had a field goal percentage of 46.6%. Luka Doncic is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 30.6. Meanwhile, Kyrie Irving also brings a PPG average of 23.9 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Mavericks’ defense is giving up an average of 120.4 points per contest.

Dallas struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Kings, giving up 11. For the game, Sacramento scored 129 points in the game.

In today’s game against the Mavericks, the Lakers aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 9-6. Away from their home court, the Lakers have a 2-5 record this season, in contrast to their 7-1 record at home.

Los Angeles currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 6-9 at this point. In their last two road games, Los Angeles has successfully covered the spread, and they hold an ATS record of 3-4 on the road in contrast to 3-5 at home.

In regard to their over/under record, the Lakers have gone 5-10-0 so far this season. Across the games they’ve played, the combined scoring average is 226.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 226.7.

Los Angeles is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 131 points versus the Jazz. This output is higher than their season-average of 113.1 points per game. LeBron James is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 25.7 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Anthony Davis brings a PPG average of 22.3 into the game.

The Lakers’ defense is presently ranked 14th in the league, allowing an average of 112.6 points per contest.

The Los Angeles defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 45.7% of their field goal attempts vs. Los Angeles.

Our projections indicate that the Mavericks should come out top with a projected score of 121-110.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Tips

  • Take the Mavericks on the moneyline
  • The Mavericks should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NBA model projects 231 points, and we suggest taking the under

Los Angeles Lakers Injury Report

  • Jarred Vanderbilt – Heel – Out
  • Gabe Vincent – Knee – Out
  • Cam Reddish – Groin – Questionable

Dallas Mavericks Injury Report

  • Seth Curry – Hip – Questionable
  • Maxi Kleber – Toe – Out

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