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Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans 2/17/2022 NBA Odds and Picks

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Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans 2-17-2022 NBA Odds and Picks

Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans 2/17/2022 – The Dallas Mavericks are coming off from a good bounce-back victory and they wish to bring the momentum heading to their next game. This team is about to clash with the New Orleans Pelicans this coming Thursday, February 17. The game will be held at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana and it will tip-off at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Bally Sports NO has the television broadcast rights and will be sharing the same feed to NBA League Pass for the online live stream. It is forecasted in NBA betting sites that the Dallas Mavericks will prevail in this road game against the New Orleans Pelicans.

Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans 2/17/2022

When:February 17, 2022 8:00 PM ET
Where:Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
TV:Bally Sports NO
Stream:NBA League Pass

Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans 2/17/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Dallas Mavericks -2 (-110)216 o (-110)-125
New Orleans Pelicans +2 (-112)216 u (-110)+105
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Dallas Mavericks Betting

The Dallas Mavericks managed to bounce back from a tough two-point loss against the Los Angeles Clippers by beating the gritty Miami Heat by 8 points, 107-99. Luka Doncic has always stuffed the stat sheet with 21 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. He got help from the bench with Maxi Kleber providing 19 points and six rebounds while Jalen Brunson had 19 points of his own. The Mavericks are holding a 34-24 record and currently placed fifth in the NBA Western Conference standings. They are behind the Utah Jazz by just two games and own a one-game lead over the Denver Nuggets.

Players to watch: Luka Doncic PG 43 GP 43 GS 35.4 MIN 27 PTS 0.9 OR 8.2 DR 9 REB 9 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 4.4 TO 2.4 PF 2 AST/TO 24.23 PER

Kristaps Porzingis C 34 GP 34 GS 29.5 MIN 19.2 PTS 1.9 OR 5.8 DR 7.7 REB 2 AST 0.7 STL 1.7 BLK 1.6 TO 2.6 PF 1.3 AST/TO 22.32 PER

Jalen Brunson PG 57 GP 39 GS 32 MIN 16.1 PTS 0.5 OR 3.3 DR 3.8 REB 5.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.7 TO 1.9 PF 3.1 AST/TO 17.66 PER.

New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The New Orleans Pelicans are still hoping to get into the play-in tournament even without Zion Williamson. This team is currently 11th in the NBA Western Conference standings and is behind the Portland Trail Blazers by just 1.5 games. Their most recent game was a loss against the Memphis Grizzlies, 109-121. CJ McCullum had a good game with 30 points, seven assists and six rebounds while Jonas Valanciunas chipped in with 19 points, four rebounds and two blocks. Brandon Ingram also had a good night with 18 points, four rebounds and four assists. Jaxson Hayes deserves an nod giving the Pelicans 13 points off the bench.

Players to Watch: CJ McCollum SG * 4 GP 4 GS 35.8 MIN 26 PTS 1.3 OR 5.8 DR 7 REB 5.5 AST 1.3 STL 0 BLK 2 TO 1.5 PF 2.8 AST/TO 24.32 PER

Brandon Ingram SF 44 GP 44 GS 34.3 MIN 22.3 PTS 0.7 OR 5 DR 5.7 REB 5.3 AST 0.6 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 2.2 PF 2 AST/TO 18.35 PER

Jonas Valanciunas C 52 GP 52 GS 31.2 MIN 18 PTS 3.2 OR 8.2 DR 11.4 REB 2.6 AST 0.5 STL 0.9 BLK 2.5 TO 3.3 PF 1 AST/TO 21.37 PER.

Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans 2/17/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Dallas Mavericks

Dallas are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas’ last 6 games.
Dallas are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Dallas are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against New Orleans.
Mavericks are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games against New Orleans.
Dallas are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
Dallas are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against New Orleans.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas’ last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Dallas are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New Orleans’ last 11 games.
New Orleans are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games at home.
New Orleans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Dallas.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Orleans’ last 10 games this season.
New Orleans are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
New Orleans are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of New Orleans’ last 19 games played in February.

Injuries

Dallas Mavericks

Reggie Bullock SF Hip is “?” Thursday vs New Orleans
Tim Hardaway Jr. SG Foot is out indefinitely
Trey Burke PG Shoulder is “?” Thursday vs New Orleans
Marquese Chriss PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs New Orleans
Frank Ntilikina PG Ankle is “?” Thursday vs New Orleans
Theo Pinson SF Finger is out indefinitely

New Orleans Pelicans

Larry Nance Jr. PF Knee is out indefinitely
Zion Williamson PF Foot is out indefinitely
Kira Lewis Jr. PG ACL is out for season

Head-to-Head
Dallas MavericksNew Orleans Pelicans
31-27-0Against the Spread 28-29-1
19-38-1Straight Up 22-34-2
106Points per Game 106
103Points Allowed per Game 109
45.34Offensive FG% 44.66
76.65Offensive FT% 79.58
34.05Offensive 3PT% 32.68
45.38Defensive FG% 46.49
75.64Defensive FT% 78.49
33.35Defensive 3PT% 36.2

Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks

This is going to be a tough cover for the New Orleans Pelicans as their guards canโ€™t really match up with Luka Doncic. The Dallas Mavericks are seen in the online sportsbook as the best pick to win in this NBA Western Conference matchup.

Moneyline: The ML for the Pelicans if they win in their home court is +105 while the Mavericks are -125.

ATS: Only two points is on the ATS in this matchup with the Mavericks getting the -2 while the Pelicans are on the other side with +2.

TOTALs: 216 points is the total set for this game with the Pelicans going under and the Mavericks are over.

Score Prediction: 117 – 106, Mavericks