Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Bulls and Mavericks. The game is starting at 8:30 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Mavericks at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Mavericks as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 225.5 points.
CHICAGO BULLS VS DALLAS MAVERICKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Chicago Bulls +5
This game will be played at American Airlines Center at 8:30 ET on Wednesday, November 1st.
WHY BET THE CHICAGO BULLS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 114-110 in favor of the Mavericks.
- Our projections have Luka Doncic finishing with Luka Doncic points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Mavericks finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.6% and knocking down 17 threes.
Taking a Look at the Bulls Chances on the Road
Chicago’s most recent game came against the Pacers, resulting in a 112-105 victory for the Bulls. With this win, Chicago’s overall record now stands at 2-2.
Against Indiana, the Bulls were led by Nikola Vucevic, who scored 24 points, followed by Zach LaVine with 23 points as the top scorer for Chicago.
Looking at their most recent game against the Indiana Pacers, the Chicago Bulls had a possessions/pace of 101.43. They managed to achieve a field goal percentage of 46% and a three-point shooting percentage of 35.3%, with 6 successful attempts out of 17.
Chicago’s defense is coming off a game where they allowed 105 points against the Indiana Pacers. They also recorded 8 steals and forced 13 turnovers. Additionally, they had 34 defensive rebounds, 6 blocked shots, and a defensive field goal percentage of 46%.
Will the Mavericks Defense Show Up at Home?
The Mavericks’ previous game came against the Grizzlies, in which they emerged victorious with a score of 125-110, bringing their overall record to 3-0.
Dallas’ leading scorer was Luka Doncic, who contributed 35 points. Following closely behind was Derrick Jones Jr., the second leading scorer, who recorded 22 points and 4 rebounds.
In their most recent game, the Dallas Mavericks achieved a 75% free throw percentage by making 18 out of 24 free throws. Furthermore, they obtained a 50% field goal percentage by making 42 out of 84 field goals and a 48.9% three-point shooting percentage by making 23 out of 47 three-point shots.
Dallas’ defense is coming off a game where they achieved 4 steals, 42 defensive rebounds, and allowed 110 points. Additionally, they forced 15 turnovers and blocked 7 shots.