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milwaukee bucks vs dallas mavericks prediction 11/18/2023 sport preview

Milwaukee Bucks vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction & Betting Tips 11/18/2023

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Dallas Mavericks 11/18/2023:
  • We like the Mavericks on the moneyline (+110)
  • The Mavericks are also our pick on the spread at +2.5
  • Our NBA model projects 224 points, and we suggest taking the under

Milwaukee Bucks vs Dallas Mavericks Preview

Planning on watching today’s Mavericks and Bucks game? Catch the action at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI, as the Bucks hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on NBA.

This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 241 points, and the Bucks are favored to win at home vs. the Mavericks. Check out BetCoco for Milwaukee Bucks – Dallas Mavericks odds

Milwaukee Bucks vs Dallas Mavericks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last three times that the Bucks have faced off vs. the Mavericks as the favorite, they have gone 2-1. When looking back over the last ten head to head meetings between the Mavericks and Bucks, the Mavericks hold the edge with an ATS record of 6-3-1.

  • Across their last three road contests, Dallas has been good against the spread posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 125 points per game.
  • Through their last five home contests, the Bucks offense has averaged 121 points per game while allowing an average of 114. Milwaukee posted an overall record of 3-2 while going 2-3 ATS.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Mavericks have gone 2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Bucks have a straight up record of 7-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 3-7.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction

The Mavericks head into today’s action with an overall record of 9-3 and have gone 2-1 over their previous three games. On the road, the Mavericks have gone 5-2 so far this season compared to their 4-1 mark at home.

Dallas comes in with an overall ATS record of 7-5 so far this season. During this season, Dallas has a 6-4 record against the spread as favorites and 1-1 as underdogs.

Dallas currently holds an over/under record of 10-2-0 for the season. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 245.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 231.5.

In their latest game, Dallas’ offense looked good, scoring 130 points against the Wizards. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 52.2% and made 17/29 free throws. In terms of offense, the Mavericks have a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, putting them 8th in the NBA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 2nd in percentage and 1st in three-pointers made.

Facing Milwaukee, the Mavericks aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 118.7 points allowed per game (25th).

Opponents are hitting 57.0% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.7% of their three-point attempts.

In today’s game against the Mavericks, the Bucks aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 8-4. Currently, in the Eastern Conference, the team is ranked 3rd, and they are 1st in the Central division.

Milwaukee’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 3-9 for the season. Milwaukee has covered the spread in two consecutive road games, while maintaining an ATS record of 2-4 on the road as opposed to 1-5 at home.

With more than half of the Bucks’ games exceeding the over/under lines, their over/under record stands at 7-5-0. Across the games they’ve played, the combined scoring average is 235.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 230.2.

Milwaukee’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 130 points against the Hornets. They had an overall field goal percentage of 55.1% and made 10/13 free throws. The top scorer for the Bucks was Damian Lillard with 27 points, while Malik Beasley also chipped in with 20 points.

The Bucks’ defense is presently ranked 23rd in the league, allowing an average of 116.2 points per contest.

On two point field goal attempts, the Bucks’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.0% and allowing 34.4% from beyond the arc.

Even though they are 2.5 point underdogs, we see the Mavericks winning this game by a score of 119-105.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Tips

  • We like the Mavericks on the moneyline (+110)
  • The Mavericks are also our pick on the spread at +2.5
  • Our NBA model projects 224 points, and we suggest taking the under

Milwaukee Bucks Injury Report

  • Jae Crowder – Groin – Out
  • MarJon Beauchamp – Ankle – Questionable
  • Chris Livingston – Ankle – Questionable

Dallas Mavericks Injury Report

  • Maxi Kleber – Toe – Out

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