Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans 10/25/2019 Odds Previews and Prediction
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Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans 10/25/2019 – The Dallas Mavericks unleashed to the NBA world their double-headed monster of Kristaps Porzingis and Luka Doncic on Wednesday, as the two stars connived to beat the Washington Wizards 108-100 in the season opener. After spending almost a decade finding the heir apparent to Dirk Nowitzki, the Mavs now have two legitimate stars who can shake the foundation of the league in the coming years. On Friday, the Mavericks will be galloping to the Smoothing King Center, where they will take on another promising squad in the New Orleans Pelicans who just pushed the defending champs Toronto Raptors to the limit in a 130-122 overtime loss on Tuesday. Bet on NBA games now and buckle up because this game will take you for a wild ride.
Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans 10/25/2019
Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans 10/25/2019 Betting Odds
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The Mavs showed how scary they can become, now that they have Porzingis and Doncic on their side. Porzingis scored 23 points on 7-of-16 shooting while Doncic recorded 34 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists for Dallas, who shot 46.1 percent from the field and 30.6 percent from beyond the arc.
Players to Watch Luka Doncic (34.0 PPG, 9.0 RPG, and 3.0 APG), Kristaps Porzingis (23.0 PPG and 4.0 APG) and Dorian Finney-Smith (10.0 PPG and 8.0 RPG).
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
Despite missing Zion Williamson in the opener, the young Pelicans made a good impression of themselves after forcing the Raptors into a dogfight on Tuesday. Brandon Ingram filled in the stats sheet, recording 22 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in a losing effort. Josh Hart put up 15 points and 10 rebounds while JJ Redick tallied 16 markers.
Players to Watch: Brandon Ingram (22.0 PPG, 5.0 RPG, and 5.0 APG), Josh Hart (15.0 PPG and 10.0 RPG) and JJ Redick (16.0 PPG and 2.0 RPG)
Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans 10/25/2019 Betting Numbers
Dallas is 7-13 SU in their last 20 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans is 4-13 ATS in their last 17 games.
Dwight Powell PF Hamstring is out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans
Zion Williamson PF Knee is out indefinitely
Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks
The Mavericks are 3-7 in the last 10 head-to-head meetings with the Pelicans. Dallas averaged 111.50 points per game while shooting 46.17 percent from the field. New Orleans averaged 115.8 points on 48.2 field goal clip.
Moneyline: The Pelicans are the favorites to win the game as of press time with a 55.1 percent chance of winning, according to the ESPN basketball power index. But with Williamson expected to miss 6 to 8 weeks, the game presents an opportunity for NBA bettors to win more cash by picking the underdog Mavs, who look like the better team after their victory over the Wizards.
ATS: The Mavericks have a 5-5 ATS record with the Pelicans in the last 10 games, but keep in mind New Orleans had Anthony Davis most of these games. Now that Dallas has Porzingis-Doncic combination, the odds augur well for the Mavs to win outright and cover the 2.5 points spread.
TOTALs: The O/U total for this game is set at 229 points. The Mavericks figure to be a 110-point per game team the rest of the season, while the Pelicans – despite missing key pieces – can score up to 115 points per game. This game will go over the O/U Totals
Score Prediction: 125-120 Mavericks