New Orleans Pelicans at Dallas Mavericks Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 12/9/2014
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 8:30 PM
American Airlines Center in Dallas
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On Wednesday night, the New Orleans Pelicans will try to improve upon their 4-8 road record when they visit the Dallas Mavericks. New Orleans is currently hovering around the .500 mark, while the Mavericks are a few games back from the top of the Western Conference standings.
The Pelicans and the Mavericks played each other for the first time this season in early November, when Dallas was able to come away with a 109-104 road win. The Mavs shot the ball well as a team in that win, making 51.7 percent of their shots. New Orleans big man Anthony Davis had 31 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks in the losing effort.
Davis has played well against Dallas in his career, averaging 16.7 points and 10.5 rebounds per game against them in six games. Power forward Ryan Anderson has averaged 11.7 points and seven rebounds per game against the Mavs in his career, while shooting guard Tyreke Evans has been able to average 16.9 points, 5.3 assists and 5.6 rebounds per game against them.
Mavericks All-Star Dirk Nowitzki has faced the New Orleans franchise 43 times in his career, averaging 22.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Shooting guard Monta Ellis has scored nearly 20 points per game against the Pelicans in his career, while big man Tyson Chandler has averaged 9.3 rebounds per game against them.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
New Orleans Pelicans are 9-10-0 Against the Spread
New Orleans Pelicans are 10-8-0 against the Over/Under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
Dallas Mavericks are 11-9-2 Against the Spread
Dallas Mavericks are 13-9-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
New Orleans Pelicans
12/08/14 F Luke Babbitt Knee injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. New York
11/24/14 G Eric Gordon Shoulder out indefinitely
No injuries to report at this time
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas
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