New Orleans Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks 1/15/24

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks 1/15/24 NBA Analysis, Picks, and Previews

New Orleans Pelicans (23-16) vs. Dallas Mavericks (23-16)


New Orleans Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks 1/15/24 – As NBA season 2018-19 continues to unfold, fans and bettors alike are being treated to exciting matchups that provide plenty of drama – one being when New Orleans Pelicans (23-16) face Dallas Mavericks (23-16). Both teams have shown great skill on court making this matchup highly anticipated; we will explore statistics, key players, betting odds, trends and make informed decisions when placing bets – so stay tuned for our top premium picks!


New Orleans Pelicans have had an outstanding start to the 2018-19 NBA season, currently standing at 23-16. A key component of their success has been their offense; scoring 116.4 points per game on an impressive 48.7% field goal percentage while also managing 38.2% three-point accuracy from three. Furthermore, their offensive firepower also allows them to grab 44.6 rebounds on average per game and their defense offers 8.3 steals and 4.9 blocks – showing they possess an all-rounded approach towards game play.


Dallas Mavericks have closely paralleled New Orleans Pelicans performance, boasting a 23-16 record. Their offensive efficiency can be seen with their average of 118.8 points per game while shooting 47.3% field goal rate; their long range shooting ability (at 37%) stands out, as do 42.1 rebounds per game as well as averages of 6.9 steals and 4.5 blocks per contest on defense; their balanced game makes sure they remain a formidable presence within NBA competition.


New Orleans Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks 1/15/24 Game Info.


When: Monday, January 15, 2024, at 2:30 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Center
Stream: NBA League Pass


Zion Williamson  (PF)  vs. Kyrie Irving (PG)


Zion Williamson has proven his value this season. Playing and starting 32 games, averaging 30.4 minutes each and contributing 22 points on average per contest he averaged an impressive total of 5.9 offensive and defensive rebounds each game; his playmaking capabilities exhibited with 4.6 assists per game as well as defensive contributions such as 0.9 steals per game and 0.4 blocks; however he needs to maintain minimal turnovers and fouls to remain at his optimal performance levels in every matchup – although minimizing turnovers would reduce his contribution even further!


Kyrie Irving has been instrumental in Dallas Mavericks success this season. Starting 23 games outright and playing 32.6 minutes per contest he averages 24.8 points and an assist-turnover ratio of 3.3 that highlights his efficiency as an orchestrator of offense. Kyrie’s dynamic play style makes him a key component to watch for in this matchup.


Fans should anticipate an exhilarating court showdown between Zion Williamson and Kyrie Irving when these two elite players meet on the court, with Williamson’s scoring ability and board prowess testing Dallas Mavericks defense while Irving brings playmaking skills and scoring finesse that pose an enormous threat for New Orleans Pelicans defense. How these stars fare against one another will likely decide the outcome of this game; both could potentially dominate proceedings and help their respective teams triumphantly win this match-up!


NBA Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD


As yet, betting odds for this matchup have yet to be established; therefore, it’s essential that bettors monitor them closely as the match approaches so as to make informed betting decisions and secure profitable wagers. Total odds play an integral part in establishing over/under game totals; keeping up to date on latest odds trends allows bettors to place profitable bets.


New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends


The Pelicans have enjoyed an excellent run over their last five games, posting an overall record of 3-2 while showing great consistency against the spread with three out of their five matches going over, on both home and away games, maintaining an admirable 10-8 spread record against them respectively. Bettors should note that totals have gone over in three of those five matches (and nine of their 20 at home!) suggesting they are an experienced, competitive squad capable of both winning games outright as well as covering spreads effectively.


Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends


The Mavericks have been on an impressive win streak lately, winning four out of their last five games and going 4-1 against the spread in this time span. On their travels they also maintain an excellent 12-7 mark against the spread. Bettor should note, though, that only 2 of these five matches and 11 out of 20 home contests saw over/under totals go over, which may warrant further consideration when betting against these Mavericks games overall.


New Orleans Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks 1/15/24 Betting Picks


Both teams, the New Orleans Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks, boast impressive records with similar strengths on both squads – especially Zion Williamson and Kyrie Irving as star performers expected to deliver top performances during this matchup – which makes this contest must-watch material.


Based on analysis of NBA daily winning picks, it’s apparent that both teams have shown signs of being competitive against the spread, yet also displayed consistent performances against it. While over/under may remain contentious given both teams have varied trends over time.


As previously discussed, while this matchup promises to be close, recent winning streak and home court advantage could give Dallas an edge in this contest. Bettors should keep tabs on both spread and odds as these could provide invaluable information closer to game day.


Free Pick and Prediction: Dallas Mavericks 112, New Orleans Pelicans 108.


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