Sacramento Kings (7-4) vs. Dallas Mavericks (9-4)
Sacramento Kings vs. Dallas Mavericks 11/19/23 – Sacramento Kings will square off against the Dallas Mavericks, in an eagerly anticipated NBA showdown set for Sunday afternoon. As we head into this contest with such high stakes and excitement surrounding it, both teams have seen great early season success; hoping to strengthen their positions within their respective standings. In this piece we provide expert NBA free analysis in order to assist both fans and bettors alike in understanding all aspects of this matchup.
The Kings have displayed outstanding offensive prowess this season, scoring an average of 115.9 points per game on an impressive 46.4% field goal percentage and 34.7% three-point success rate. In addition, their offensive rebounding (10.8 per game) provides additional scoring opportunities; defensively they average 44 rebounds and 8.5 steals per game while their 13.4 turnovers per game and 21.3 fouls could give their opponents additional scoring chances.
The Dallas Mavericks (nine-4), currently average 123.4 points per game and boast an impressive 48.3% field goal percentage and 39.5% from beyond the arc; their 17.2 average 3-point field goal makes per game indicate their strong perimeter game which could prove decisive against Sacramento; their free throw success rate was 73.88% while they posted lower rebounding and steal numbers but more disciplined play due to lower turnovers (12.3) and fouls (18).
Sacramento Kings vs. Dallas Mavericks 11/19/23 Game Info
|When:||Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET|
|Where:||American Airlines Center|
|Stream:||NBA League Pass|
De’Aaron Fox (PG) vs. Luka Doncic (PG)
De’Aaron Fox of the Kings has been an outstanding player this season. Playing 36.8 minutes per game, he averages an impressive 32.2 points average per game while contributing 6 assists and 1.7 steals on defense. Unfortunately for De’Aaron and his Kings’ sidelined teammates, his 2.2 turnovers per game and 3.2 fouls could allow the Mavericks to exploit him further.
Luka Doncic of the Mavericks averages 30.7 points and 8.1 assists per game, staking his claim as a key playmaker. Doncic outshines Fox in rebounding ability (7.8 per game), providing his team with essential defensive support. However, Doncic’s high turnover rate (4.4) may provide Kings with fast break points opportunities.
When these two key players clash, it’ll be a battle of Fox’s explosive scoring against Doncic’s all-around gameplay. Fox’s agility and speed could challenge Doncic, while Doncic’s size and court vision might cause problems for Fox.
NBA Odds/Point Spread: Dallas Mavericks -115, Total Odds: 244.5
The current betting odds slightly favor the Mavericks, reflecting their superior scoring average and efficient shooting. The total odds of 244.5 point towards a high-scoring game, likely given both teams’ offensive capabilities.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Kings have been impressive, going 5-0 over their last five games and 4-1 against the spread in that span. Their road against spread performance (4-2) suggests their ability to handle pressure when away. Yet recent trends of overs suggest their defensive vulnerabilities might be exploited by high-scoring Mavericks opponents.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Mavericks, with a 3-2 record in their last 5 games and against the spread, show consistency. Their 5-2 record in road games against the spread indicates their resilience in unfamiliar territory. The trend of overs in their games is a testament to their high-scoring nature, which could overwhelm the Kings’ defense.
Sacramento Kings vs. Dallas Mavericks 11/19/23 Betting Picks
Considering the analysis and betting trends, this game promises to be a high-scoring affair with both teams showcasing their offensive strengths. The Mavericks, with their slightly better record and home-court advantage, seem to have the upper hand.
For bettors, the Mavericks might be the safer pick, especially considering their scoring ability and efficiency. The over on the total points also seems like a promising bet, given both teams’ trends. However, the Kings’ recent form should not be underestimated, making them a potential upset pick.
In conclusion, the Mavericks’ superior scoring and home-court advantage give them the edge in this matchup. The predicted score reflects a close game, with the Mavericks pulling ahead. Sports handicapping insights suggest leaning towards the Mavericks for the win and betting on the over for total points.
Free Pick & Prediction: Dallas Mavericks 126, Sacramento Kings 120