On Monday, the Dallas Mavericks (6-3) are hosting the New Orleans Pelicans (1-9) at American Airlines Center in Texas, so check out all our NBA betting to learn more. Read our Nets at Bulls NBA betting tip here!
In their last game, the Pelicans played the Warriors and lost by a score of 126-85. The Pelicans accrued 18 personal fouls, while the Warriors had 12. New Orleans made 20 of their 50 three-point shots. Golden State had shooting rate of 85.7% from the charity stripe, knocking down 12 of 14 free throws. Moreover, Golden State grabbed 39 rebounds (9 offensive, 30 defensive) and blocked 2 shots as a team. In the previous game, the Warriors handed out 48 assists and 36 steals. New Orleans gave up 52.2 percent shooting from the field and 47 of 90 attempts in this game.
In addition to dishing out 23 assists, they recorded 3 turnovers and 7 steals in the contest. They grabbed 41 rebounds, with 11 of them coming on the offensive end. The Pelicans converted 12 of 16 free throws for a 75.0 percent success rate. New Orleans had a 35.6% field goal percentage (31 of 87) and made 11 of its 44 3-point attempts on Saturday. Jonas Valanciunas was a major contributor to the contest. Valanciunas shot 57.1 percent from the field and dished out four assists. He was on the court for 31 minutes and grabbed 15 rebounds. He scored 20 points on 8 of 14 shooting.
New Orleans Pelicans NBA Betting
The Pelicans come into the game with a record of 1-9 for the season. They average 101.4 points per game, which is 26th in the league. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 32.7 percent (114 of 349) from three and 80.7 percent from the charity stripe this season. As a unit, the Pelicans are averaging 46.7 rebounds and 228 assists this season, which is 11th in the league in terms of passing.
They are giving up possession 16.8 times per game and as a group they are committing 19.3 fouls on a nightly basis. The Pelicans force 13.4 turnovers per game on defense and draw 17.8 personal fouls when they are on attack. They allow opponents to shoot 38.3% from 3-point range and rank 28th in the league in points allowed (112.7). The Pelicans’ defense is allowing a 47.8 percent clip from the field (415 of 869) and 44.5 rebounds as a team. They’ve given up 255 assists this season, putting them 25th in the NFL.
Dallas Mavericks NBA Prediction
The Mavericks defeated the Celtics by a final of 107-104 when they last took the hardwood. When it came to cleaning up the glass, the Mavericks let Boston collect 28 rebounds (8 offensive). They converted 9 of 31 three-point attempts and 11 of 16 free throw tries (68.8 percent) to post a 29 percent mark from behind the arc. The Mavericks allowed the Celtics to make 42 of 86 shots from the field, giving them a shooting percentage of 48.8 percent for the game. The Mavericks ended up shooting 52.6 percent after making 41 of 78 field goals.
In terms of 3-point shots, the Mavericks hit 13 of 39 attempts (33.3%), with 12 of their free throws making for an 85.7% success rate. The Dallas Mavericks went to the free-throw line 14 times, while the Celtics committed 11 fouls in the game. The Mavericks had 15 turnovers and 7 steals in this game, which they lost. Dallas recovered 33 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 40 in the contest. Luka Doncic had an impact for the Mavericks in this game. In his 35 minutes on the hardwood, Doncic produced 33 points and 5 assists. He hit 12 of 21 shots for a rate of 57.1 percent, with 9 rebounds, in the contest.
New Orleans Pelicans at Dallas Mavericks NBA Odds
The Mavericks have a record of 6-3 so far this season. The team have committed 20.3 fouls per contest and makes 71.6 percent from the charity stripe. Dallas is dishing out assists 19.8 times per game (30th in the NBA) and losing the ball through mistake 13.4 times per game. They have 916 points this season (101.8 per game) and grab 45.9 rebounds per contest.
As a team, the Mavericks are shooting 42.3% from the field, which is 25th in the NBA. The Dallas defense allows 34.8 percent from inside the arc (101 of 290) and 74.4 percent of free throw shots taken. The Mavs rank 17th in assists (23.4) and 23rd in rebounds (47.7) in the NBA. The Mavericks’ defense give up the 12th fewest points per game in basketball, with 106.1 points given up on average. They are averaging 13.7 turnovers per game and opponents are shooting 46 percent from the field (25th in basketball).
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take Dallas
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