Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Mavericks and Nuggets. The game is starting at 10:00 ET on ESPN, and it’s hosted by the Nuggets at Ball Arena in Denver, CO. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 226.5 points, and the Nuggets are favored to win at home against the Mavericks.
DALLAS MAVERICKS VS DENVER NUGGETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Dallas Mavericks +6.5
This game will be played at Ball Arena at 10:00 ET on Friday, November 3rd.
WHY BET THE DALLAS MAVERICKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 116-105 in favor of the Mavericks.
- Our projections have Kyrie Irving finishing with Kyrie Irving points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Mavericks finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 18 threes.
Will the Mavericks Make it Happen on the Road?
In their previous game, Dallas played the Bulls and emerged victorious with a final score of 114-105. The Mavericks currently hold an undefeated record of 4-0.
Against Chicago, the Mavericks were led by Grant Williams and Tim Hardaway Jr. as the leading scorers. Williams contributed 25 points, making 7 out of 10 shots from the field and 7 out of 9 shots from three-point range. On the other hand, Hardaway Jr. scored 24 points, shooting 8 out of 15 from the field and 7 out of 13 from three-point range.
On offense, the Dallas Mavericks achieved a 41.7% three-point field goal percentage (20/48) in their most recent game. Moreover, their free throw shooting boasted a 71.4% free throw percentage (20/28), and they successfully secured 13 offensive rebounds.
Dallas’ defense is coming off a game where they forced 13 turnovers and blocked 2 shots against the Bulls, while allowing 105 points. The Mavericks’ defensive performance played a crucial role in their 114-105 victory.
Will the Nuggets Win at Home?
So far this season (2023-2024), the Denver Nuggets have a road record of 2 wins and 1 loss, a home record of 2 wins and 0 losses, a conference rank of 3rd, and an overall record of 4 wins and 1 loss.
Against the spread, the Denver Nuggets have a 2-3 overall record in the 2023-2024 season. Their average point differential stands at +7.2. On the road, they have a 1-2 record against the spread, while at home, they have a 1-1 record against the spread.
Denver’s offense is led by Nikola Jokic, who boasts a field goal percentage of 60.4%, along with 11.8 rebounds per game and 26.2 points per game this season (2023-2024).
Denver’s offense is ranked 5th in the NBA with a field goal percentage of 47.2. In terms of free throw attempts per game, they are placed 19th in the league with an average of 25.2. Furthermore, Denver’s offense scores an average of 117.1 points per game, making it the 5th highest in the NBA.
Denver’s comes into the game with the highest average of blocked shots per game at 7.8, ranking third in points allowed per game at 112.5, and fifth in field goal percentage allowed at 47.8.