Chicago Bulls vs Dallas Mavericks 11-1-23

Chicago Bulls vs. Dallas Mavericks 11/01/23 NBA Odds, Picks, and Predictions

Chicago Bulls (2-2) vs. Dallas Mavericks (3-0)

 

Chicago Bulls vs. Dallas Mavericks 11/01/23 – The NBA season is heating up, and fans are in for a treat as the Chicago Bulls face the undefeated Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. As both teams continue to find their footing early in the season, this game is positioned to provide some essential basketball tips today.

 

The Chicago Bulls, balancing at a 2-2 standing, are posting decent numbers early in the season. They’re averaging 105.5 points per game on a field goal percentage of 41.6%. Their prowess at the three-point line seems to need some work, averaging a 29.4% conversion rate. But one notable strength lies in their free-throw shooting, boasting a commendable 80.6% average.

 

Conversely, the Dallas Mavericks, maintaining an impeccable 3-0 record, have unmistakably established their dominance early in the season. Recording an average of 125.3 points per game and a commendable 48.5% field goal percentage, the Mavericks have further demonstrated their proficiency from beyond the arc, achieving a 40.8% conversion rate on three-point attempts. While their free throw percentage stands marginally behind the Bulls at 76%, the overarching offensive efficiency of the Mavericks is undeniably noteworthy.

 

Chicago Bulls vs. Dallas Mavericks 11/01/23 Game Info

When: Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at 8:30 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Center
TV: BSSW
Stream: NBA League Pass

 

Zach LaVine (SG) vs. Luka Doncic (PG)

 

Zach LaVine, the esteemed shooting guard representing the Chicago Bulls, has consistently delivered commendable performances in the early stages of this season. With an average of 24.5 points across 34 minutes per contest, his prowess in scoring is undeniably evident. Complementing his scoring, he averages 4.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game, underscoring his multifaceted contributions to the team. Nonetheless, his 3 turnovers per game coupled with a 0.4 assist to turnover ratio suggest that ball retention could be a potential area for improvement for Mr. LaVine.

 

Luka Doncic, the prodigious point guard for the Mavericks, has been nothing short of spectacular. With a stellar average of 39 points in 36.7 minutes per game, his scoring efficiency is through the roof. Add to that almost a triple-double average with 11.7 rebounds and 9.7 assists, Luka is unquestionably the heart of the Mavericks’ offense. His 2.9 assist to turnover ratio suggests he’s not just scoring but also facilitating efficiently.

 

When LaVine and Doncic clash on the court, it promises fireworks. While LaVine’s agility and shooting prowess will challenge the Mavericks’ defense, Luka’s all-around game and playmaking skills will undoubtedly test the Bulls’ defensive schemes. Their direct impact on each other will be pivotal in determining the game’s outcome.

 

NBA Odds/Point Spread: Dallas Mavericks -233, Total Odds: 225.5

 

Considering the current form of both teams and the bookmakers’ odds, the Mavericks are clear favorites. However, the Bulls have shown they can be giant-killers, especially with their recent performances against Dallas.

 

Chicago Bulls Betting Trends

 

The Bulls are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games but have a dominating trend against the Mavericks, being 6-1 ATS in their last 7 matchups. They’ve also enjoyed a strong record in Dallas, going 12-5-1 ATS in their last 18 games on the road against the Mavericks. The trend also leans heavily towards high-scoring games, with the total going OVER in 8 of Chicago’s last 8 games against Western Conference opponents.

 

Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends

 

Dallas, despite their strong start to the season, are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games. Their home record also raises eyebrows, being 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games at home. The total has trended OVER in 5 of their last 5 games, suggesting a potential high-scoring affair against the Bulls.

 

Chicago Bulls vs. Dallas Mavericks 11/01/23 Betting Picks

 

Given the recent trends, this game might be closer than the odds suggest. The Bulls have a strong recent record against the Mavericks, and while Dallas has started the season on fire, their recent ATS records, especially at home, cannot be ignored.

 

Considering all factors, while the Mavericks might edge this one due to their sheer offensive power, betting on the Bulls to cover the spread seems like a wise choice. For those looking for top exclusive handicappers’ advice, the game leaning towards the OVER also seems like a potential bet.

Free Pick and Prediction: Dallas Mavericks 122, Chicago Bulls 118.

 

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