Looking to win big? The Hornets and Mavericks face off at 7:30 ET on BSSW. The Mavericks are hosting the game at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. The over/under for this game is set at 236 points, and the Mavericks are the home favorites against the Hornets in a non-conference matchup.


The Pick: Dallas Mavericks -11

This game will be played at American Airlines Center at 7:30 ET on Sunday, November 5th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 117-101 in favor of the Mavericks.
  • Our projections have Luka Doncic finishing with Luka Doncic points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Mavericks finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.6% and knocking down 18 threes.

Will the Hornets Come Through as Road Underdogs?

Considering their current overall season record of 2-3, a victory against the Mavericks would bring the Hornets’ record back to .500. The Hornets have posted a 1-1 record on the road this season, while they have a 1-2 record at home.

As they enter today’s game, Charlotte holds an overall ATS record of 2-3. On the road, the Hornets have a 1-1 ATS record, while at home, they have a 1-2 record against the spread.

So far, the Hornets’ leading scorer is Terry Rozier, who has an effective field goal percentage of 51.1%, assists of 5 per game, and points per game of 22 this season (2023-2024). In the 5 games he has played, his field goal percentage is 46.7%, two-point field goal percentage is 57.6%, and three-point field goal percentage is 25.8%. He has not recorded any double doubles or triple doubles.

In terms of the Charlotte Hornets’ offensive performance in the 2023-2024 season, they have a field goal percentage of 48%, ranking 28th in the NBA. Additionally, they have an average of 26.2 assists per game, ranking 17th in the league, and score an average of 116 points per game, ranking 9th in the NBA.

Charlotte’s defense comes into the game ranked 26th in the NBA for allowing an average of 25.8 free throw attempts per game. They also rank 23rd for their field goal percentage allowed of 48.9 and 27th for their points allowed per game of 121.2.

Will the Mavericks Live Up to Expectations at Home?

The Mavericks, with a 4-1 record above .500, are aiming to enhance their standing as they face the Hornets today. On the road, the Mavericks hold a 2-1 record this season, while maintaining a perfect 2-0 record in their home games.

So far this season, Dallas has an overall ATS record of 3-2. When they are the favorites, Dallas has a 2-1 record against the spread, and as underdogs, they have a 1-1 record.

The Mavericks’ leading scorer is Luka Doncic, who has averaged 33.8 points per game, 2 triple doubles, and a 50% field goal percentage in the 2023-2024 season. Additionally, he has achieved a 60.7% effective field goal percentage, 55.4% two-point field goal percentage, and a 44.6% three-point field goal percentage. Notably, he also contributes 9.4 assists per game, 10.4 rebounds per game, and has recorded 5 double doubles.

This year’s Dallas offense is ranked 10th in the NBA with a field goal percentage of 44.8. They also rank 6th in free throw attempts per game with 20.3 and 14th in the league for scoring an average of 111.2 points per game during the 2023-2024 season.

Dallas’ comes into the game ranked 28th in the NBA for blocked shots allowed, with an average of 4 per game. They also rank 21st in the league for points allowed, averaging 115.8 per game. Additionally, their field goal percentage allowed is 49.2, placing them 25th in the NBA.