Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks (22-17) are 7-point favorites against Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans (24-15) Saturday, January 7, 2023 at American Airlines Center. The matchup tips off at 8:00 PM ET on BSSW and BSNO. The matchup has an over/under of 225.5.

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Mavericks vs. Pelicans Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, January 7, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSW and BSNO
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Arena: American Airlines Center
  • Moneyline favorite: Mavericks (-284)
  • Spread: Mavericks (-7)
  • Total: 225.5

Mavericks vs. Pelicans Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Mavericks have covered the spread in a matchup 13 times this season (13-24-2).
  • Dallas has an ATS record of 3-8-1 when playing as at least 7-point favorites.
  • Mavericks games have gone over the total 22 times this season.
  • Dallas’ games this season have gone over 225.5 points 18 out of 39 times.
  • The average amount of points in Mavericks games this season is 222.7, which is 2.8 fewer than Saturday’s over/under of 225.5.
  • The Pelicans are 20-19-0 against the spread this season.
  • New Orleans is winless against the spread when they are 7-point underdogs or more (0-1).
  • This season, Pelicans games have hit the over 22 times.
  • In 64.1% of New Orleans’ games this season (25/39), the teams combined to score more than Saturday’s over/under of 225.5 points.
  • In 2022-23, games involving the Pelicans have averaged a total of 229.8 points, 4.3 more than the set total in this contest.

Mavericks vs. Pelicans Statistics and Rankings

Mavericks Rank Mavericks AVG Pelicans AVG Pelicans Rank
20th 112.1 Points Scored 117.1 5th
5th 110.6 Points Allowed 112.7 13th
30th 39 Rebounds 45.6 6th
29th 7.9 Off. Rebounds 11.8 8th
3rd 14.7 3pt Made 11.4 20th
29th 21.8 Assists 26.1 9th
2nd 11.8 Turnovers 14.7 22nd

Mavericks vs. Pelicans Stats and Trends

  • The Mavericks have covered the spread four times in their past 10 matchups while putting up a 7-3 record straight-up in those games.
  • Dallas and its opponents have hit the over in four of those 10 games.
  • Dallas’ last 10 outings have ended with an average of 225.8 points scored. That’s 0.3 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • During their past 10 games, the Mavericks have a points-per-game average 1.1 points above their season-long scoring average.
  • The Pelicans have gone 6-4 over their last 10 games, with a 5-5 record against the spread during that span.
  • Six of New Orleans’ past 10 outings have hit the over.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have combined to score an average of 231.1 combined points over its last 10 games, 5.6 more than the 225.5 over/under in this matchup.
  • In their past 10 games, the Pelicans’ points per game average is 116.5, 0.6 points lower per game than their season-long scoring average.

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