Looking to win big? The Rockets and Mavericks face off at 8:30 ET on BSSW. The Mavericks are hosting the game at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. The over/under for this matchup is currently set at 231.5 points and the Mavericks are the favorite to win at home vs. the Rockets.


The Pick: Dallas Mavericks -5.5

This game will be played at American Airlines Center at 8:30 ET on Tuesday, November 28th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 118-106 in favor of the Mavericks.
  • Our projections have Luka Doncic finishing with Luka Doncic points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Mavericks finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.6% and knocking down 17 threes.

Will the Houston Defense Show Up on the Road?

The Rockets head into today’s action with an overall record of 8-6 and have gone 2-1 over their previous three games. Throughout their 14 games, the Rockets have posted a 7-5 record against Western Conference opponents, while going 1-1 in non-conference matchups.

Houston comes in with an overall ATS record of 11-3 so far this season. Houston has covered the spread in three straight road games and are 3-2 ATS on the road compared to 8-1 at home.

In their recent matchup, the Rockets offense ended with 105 points against the Nuggets. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 48.8% and made 12 threes. The team’s top scorer is Alperen Seng√ľn, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 20.2, while Jalen Green also maintains a PPG average of 19.6 leading up to the game.

At this time, the Rockets’ defense is positioned 1st in the NBA, permitting 104.4 points per game.

The Rockets defense is coming off a game in which they held the Nuggets offense to just 48.8% shooting. Overall, they gave up 86 points to Denver.

Does Dallas Stand a Chance at Home?

The Mavericks head into today’s action with an overall record of 10-6 and have gone 1-2 over their previous three games. The team is currently 5th in the Western Conference, and they are also 1st in the Southwest division.

Against the spread, Dallas is .500 so far this season with a mark of 8-8 ATS. The Mavericks have three straight ATS losses as the underdog and are 7-5 vs. the spread as the favorite.

Compared to their season average of 119.4 points per game, the Mavericks struggled in their previous game. Against the Clippers, the Mavericks scored 88 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 37.4%. On the offensive front, the Mavericks have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, ranking 15th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 6th in terms of percentage and 1st in three-pointers made.

The Mavericks’ defense is presently ranked 24th in the league, allowing an average of 118.3 points per contest.

On two point field goal attempts, the Mavericks’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 57.1% and allowing 35.9% from beyond the arc.