Dallas Mavericks at Charlotte Hornets Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/16/2014
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte
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The Dallas Mavericks will take their high-scoring offense on the road on Monday night to take on the Charlotte Hornets. Last season, these two teams split their two-game regular season series.
The Mavericks had another great offensive performance on Saturday when they easily beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 131-117 at home. They only had seven team turnovers in that win and they ended up with a 55.3 percent field goal percentage.
Through 10 games, the Mavs have the number one scoring team in the NBA by averaging 109.5 points per game. Veteran Dirk Nowitzki has scored 20.3 points per game while grabbing 5.9 rebounds per game. Center Tyson Chandler is averaging 11.2 points and a team-high 10.4 rebounds per game this season.
The Hornets have now lost three out of their last four games after getting blown out 112-87 by the Golden State Warriors on Saturday. In that loss, they made seven of their 17 three-pointers, but they only made 38 percent of their total field goal attempts.
Charlotte is in the bottom half of the league in scoring by averaging just 96.1 points per game. Veteran center Al Jefferson has been their best player by averaging 21.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game. Shooting guard Lance Stephenson has scored 9.9 points per game and he's grabbed 9.5 rebounds per game in his first season with the Hornets.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
Dallas Mavericks are 6-3-1 Against the Spread
Dallas Mavericks are 4-6-0 against the Over/Under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
Charlotte Hornets are 5-5-0 Against the Spread
Charlotte Hornets are 5-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/15/14 G Raymond Felton Suspension expected to miss next 3 games
11/16/14 G Gary Neal Concussion injured last game, doubtful Monday vs. Dallas
11/16/14 G Kemba Walker Back probable Monday vs. Dallas
11/16/14 G Lance Stephenson Groin probable Monday vs. Dallas
11/14/14 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Foot out indefinitely
10/24/14 G Jeffery Taylor Legal problems out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Charlotte
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