Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Raptors and Mavericks. The game is starting at 8:30 ET on BSSW, and it’s hosted by the Mavericks at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 224.5 points, with the Mavericks being the favored team playing at home against the Raptors.
TORONTO RAPTORS VS DALLAS MAVERICKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Dallas Mavericks -5.5
This game will be played at American Airlines Center at 8:30 ET on Wednesday, November 8th.
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 Luka Doncic finishing with Luka Doncic points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Mavericks finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 18 threes.
Will Toronto Win on the Road?
The Raptors will face the Mavericks bringing in an overall record of 3-4 and a 2-1 record over their previous three games. The Eastern Conference sees the Raptors currently at 9th, and in the Atlantic division, they are 4th.
In terms of the spread, Toronto currently holds an ATS record of 4-3, which is above .500. Toronto has gone 1-1 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 3-2 when playing as underdogs.
The Raptors offense is coming off a game where they scored 123 points against the Spurs. They posted a field goal percentage of 45.4% and connected on 19 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Scottie Barnes with 30 points. OG Anunoby also added 24 points for the Raptors.
At this time, the Raptors’ defense is positioned 5thth in the NBA, permitting 107.4 points per game. In the current season, the Raptors defense has excelled, sitting 5thth in the NBA by allowing 107.4 points per game.
Will the Mavericks Defense Show Up at Home?
In today’s game against the Raptors, the Mavericks aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 6-1. So far, the Mavericks have gone 2-1 when playing against Western Conference teams and 4-0 in non-conference contests.
Dallas comes in with an overall ATS record of 4-3 so far this season. As the favorite this season, Dallas is 3-2 vs. the spread while going 1-1 as the underdog.
In their recent matchup, the Mavericks offense ended with 117 points against the Magic. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 15 threes. Luka Doncic is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 31.6. Meanwhile, Tim Hardaway Jr. also brings a PPG average of 18.1 into the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Mavericks’ defense is giving up an average of 114.1 points per contest. Dallas’ defense has been playing well, ranking 17thth in the NBA with 114.1 points allowed per game.