Pelicans vs Mavericks Prediction NBA Picks Today 11/12
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- Nov 12, 2023, 3:22:46 AM
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Excitement fills the air as the Dallas Mavericks clash with the New Orleans Pelicans in what promises to be a high-scoring showdown. In this comprehensive game preview, we'll analyze recent team performances, highlight key player statistics, discuss injuries, and present our prediction for the game.
The Dallas Mavericks, currently boasting a strong 7-2 record, hold the second spot in the Western Conference. Led by the sensational Luka Doncic, they aim to continue their winning momentum against the Pelicans.
Luka Doncic's Dominance
Luka Doncic has been outstanding, averaging an impressive 32.9 points per game with remarkable shooting percentages. His scoring prowess is a key factor in the Mavericks' success.
Maxi Kleber (PF) is expected to be out for the Mavericks on November 11th.
The Mavericks are coming off a convincing win against the LA Clippers (W144-126) on November 10th, showcasing their offensive firepower.
New Orleans Pelicans
The New Orleans Pelicans, with a 4-5 record, currently stand in the 10th position in the Western Conference. They face a tough challenge against the high-scoring Mavericks.
Brandon Ingram's Impact
Brandon Ingram has been a standout performer for the Pelicans, averaging 23.0 points per game with impressive shooting percentages. The Pelicans will rely on Ingram's scoring to match the Mavericks.
Naji Marshall (SF) and Herbert Jones (SF) are game-time decisions for the Pelicans on November 11th. CJ McCollum (SG) is out, and Jose Alvarado (PG) remains unavailable.
The Pelicans are looking to bounce back from a close loss to the Houston Rockets (L104-101) on November 10th. Despite recent challenges, they aim to put on a strong offensive display.
With the offensive firepower of both teams and the recent impressive performances of Luka Doncic and Brandon Ingram, the Over of 233 points is our best bet for this game.
Expect a fast-paced and high-scoring affair, with both teams pushing the tempo and showcasing their offensive skills. The combination of star players and the potential absence of key defenders makes the Over a favorable option for bettors.
Pick: Over 233 Points