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new orleans pelicans vs dallas mavericks prediction 11/14/2023 sport preview

New Orleans Pelicans vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction & Betting Tips 11/14/2023

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Dallas Mavericks 11/14/2023:
  • Take the Mavericks on the moneyline
  • The Mavericks should also cover at -4
  • Our NBA model projects 228 points, and we suggest taking the under

New Orleans Pelicans vs Dallas Mavericks Preview

The Mavericks and Pelicans are set to face off at 8:00 ET on BSNO. The Pelicans will host the game at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA.

The Mavericks are the favored team in this Southwest divisional contest against the Pelicans. The game’s over/under currently sits at 240 points. Check out BetCoco for New Orleans Pelicans – Dallas Mavericks odds

New Orleans Pelicans vs Dallas Mavericks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three head-to-head matchups, the Mavericks are averaging 117 points per game, compared to the Pelicans at 114. These figures have led to Dallas posting a record of 2-1.

  • Although Dallas has a straight up record of 5-5 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 6-4. The team averaged 120 points per game in these games.
  • In their last five games at home, the Pelicans have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 107 points per game in this stretch.
  • As the betting underdog, the Pelicans have an ATS mark of just 4-6 in their last ten games. New Orleans posted a straight up mark of 4-6 in these matchups.
  • The last ten games that Dallas was favored, they have an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 7-3 straight up.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction

Coming into today’s matchup, the Mavericks will be looking to build on their current two game winning streak and their overall record is currently 8-2. So far, the Mavericks have gone 4-1 when playing against Western Conference teams and 4-1 in non-conference contests.

The Mavericks have successfully covered the spread in their last two games and hold an overall ATS record of 6-4. Dallas has gone 5-3 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 1-1 when playing as underdogs.

In terms of their over/under record, the Mavericks are 8-2-0 so far this season. The average over/under line in their games stands at 229.7, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is 12.

Dallas’ offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 136 points against the Pelicans. They had an overall field goal percentage of 49% and made 16/21 free throws. The team’s top scorer is Luka Doncic, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 32.6, while Kyrie Irving also maintains a PPG average of 23 leading up to the game.

Coming into the game, the Mavericks’ defense is giving up an average of 117.6 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 70.0% of their games.

Opponents are hitting 56.3% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.8% of their three-point attempts.

Getting ready to face the Mavericks, the Pelicans hold an overall record of 4-6 and need a win to break their five game losing streak. On the road this season, the Pelicans have posted a 2-3 record, whereas they have a 2-3 record at home.

New Orleans comes in with an overall ATS record of 4-6 so far this season. As the favorite this season, New Orleans is 2-2 vs. the spread while going 2-4 as the underdog.

The over/under record for this season for the Pelicans is 5-5-0. The games they’ve played have an ongoing average of 215.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 224.2.

Coming off their recent game, the Pelicans offense tallied 124 points in a matchup against the Mavericks. Their field goal percentage for the game was 51.1%, and they made 17 threes. On the offensive front, the Pelicans have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 23rd in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 22nd in terms of percentage and 21st in three-pointers made.

At present, the Pelicans’ defense is ranked 22nd, allowing 116.2 points per game.

The New Orleans defense has allowed opponents to shoot 31.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.4% of their field goal attempts vs. New Orleans.

Based on our projections, we have the Mavericks coming out on top by a score of 121-107.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Tips

  • Take the Mavericks on the moneyline
  • The Mavericks should also cover at -4
  • Our NBA model projects 228 points, and we suggest taking the under

New Orleans Pelicans Injury Report

  • CJ McCollum – Lung – Out
  • Larry Nance Jr. – Rib – Out
  • Herbert Jones – Leg – Questionable
  • Trey Murphy III – Knee – Out
  • Jose Alvarado – Ankle – Out

Dallas Mavericks Injury Report

  • Maxi Kleber – Toe – Out


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