Dallas Mavericks vs. New Orleans Pelicans – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Dallas Mavericks (34-24) visit the New Orleans Pelicans (23-35) in a matchup of Southwest Division teams at Smoothie King Center, starting at 8:00 PM ET on Thursday, February 17, 2022. The Mavericks are 2.5-point favorites in the game, the fourth matchup between the teams this season.

Mavericks vs. Pelicans Predictions

Mavericks vs. Pelicans Betting Odds

Mavericks vs Pelicans Betting Information
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Mavericks -2.5

Mavericks vs. Pelicans Last 10 Games

  • Dallas covered the spread seven times in its last 10 contests while putting up a 7-3 record straight-up in those games.
  • Dallas and its opponents have combined to hit the over in five of those 10 games.
  • During the past 10 games, the Mavericks are scoring 6.5 points more per game compared to their season average.
  • New Orleans covered the spread six times in its past 10 contests while putting up a 5-5 record straight-up in those games.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over in three of the past 10 games.
  • The Pelicans’ per-game scoring average across their past 10 games is 108.1, 2.0 points higher than their season-long per-game average.

Mavericks vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

  • Dallas has covered the spread 30 times in 58 games with a set spread.
  • In games they were favored in by 2.5 points or more so far this season, the Mavericks have gone 16-12-1 against the spread.
  • Dallas’ games have gone over the total 19 times this season.
  • This season, the Mavericks have a 45.3% shooting percentage from the field, which is 1.2% lower than the 46.5% of shots the Pelicans’ opponents have made.
  • Dallas is 16-5-1 against the spread and 18-4 overall when it shoots better than 46.5% from the field.
  • New Orleans has gone 29-29-0 against the spread this year.
  • The Pelicans have an ATS record of 19-22 when playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs.
  • Games involving New Orleans have hit the over 24 times this year.
  • The Pelicans have shot at a 44.6% rate from the field this season, 0.8 percentage points less than the 45.4% shooting opponents of the Mavericks have averaged.
  • New Orleans is 15-6 against the spread and 13-8 overall when it shoots better than 45.4% from the field.

Mavericks Team Leaders

  • Luka Dončić: 27.0 PTS, 9.0 REB, 9.0 AST, 1.2 STL, 44.8 FG%, 32.9 3PT% (115-for-350)
  • Jalen Brunson: 16.1 PTS, 5.4 AST, 50.1 FG%, 36.4 3PT% (64-for-176)
  • Dorian Finney-Smith: 10.1 PTS, 1.2 STL, 43.7 FG%, 36.5 3PT% (107-for-293)
  • Tim Hardaway Jr.: 14.2 PTS, 39.4 FG%, 33.6 3PT% (102-for-304)
  • Dwight Powell: 7.3 PTS, 64.8 FG%, 38.7 3PT% (12-for-31)

Pelicans Team Leaders

  • Jonas Valančiūnas: 18.0 PTS, 11.4 REB, 53.7 FG%, 39.2 3PT% (47-for-120)
  • Brandon Ingram: 22.3 PTS, 5.3 AST, 45.2 FG%, 34.0 3PT% (66-for-194)
  • Devonte’ Graham: 13.0 PTS, 35.8 FG%, 34.1 3PT% (151-for-443)
  • Herbert Jones: 9.6 PTS, 1.5 STL, 50.1 FG%, 36.2 3PT% (38-for-105)
  • Jaxson Hayes: 8.5 PTS, 64.6 FG%, 26.9 3PT% (7-for-26)

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