Cleveland Cavaliers vs Dallas Mavericks 11/29/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Monday, November 29, 2021
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
American Airlines Center is the site where the Dallas Mavericks (10-8) will go up against the Cleveland Cavaliers (10-10) on Monday.
The Cavaliers stepped onto the hardwood against the Magic and notched a win by a score of 105-92 in their last game. Cleveland wrapped up the game having earned a 45.6% field goal percentage (41 of 90) and knocked down 14 of their 39 shots from downtown. When they shot from the free throw line, the Cavaliers knocked down 9 of 12 attempts for a rate of 75.0%. In regard to grabbing boards, they compiled a total of 51 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 28 dimes for this game while forcing 5 turnovers and earning 3 steals. When discussing defense, Cleveland allowed their opponent to shoot 39.8% from the floor on 35 of 88 shooting. Orlando dished out 43 dimes and had 21 steals for this contest. Additionally, Orlando had 35 rebounds (8 offensive, 27 defensive) and had 9 blocked shots. Orlando finished 60.9% from the free throw line by making 14 of their 23 shots. They made 8 of their 32 shots from distance. In regard to fouls, the Cavaliers ended up finishing with 18 and the Magic racked up 8 fouls.
Jarrett Allen is a player who was a factor for the contest. He ended up finishing with 19 points on 8 of 9 shooting. He played 36 mins and totaled 11 boards. Allen shot 88.9% from the field and also totaled 3 assists.
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Cleveland will take the court with a win-loss record of 10-10 for the campaign. They currently have an average of 103.1 pts per game (25th in basketball) on 44.4% from the field. The Cavaliers are shooting 33.1% on shots beyond the perimeter (231 of 698) and 76.9% from the free throw line. As a team, Cleveland is pulling in 44.8 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 476 dimes for the campaign, which ranks 14th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. They cough up possession 15.7 times per contest and as a team they are committing 16.2 fouls on a nightly basis.
Defensively, the Cavaliers have forced 14.3 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.7 personal fouls. They are ranked 23rd in the NBA in giving up assists with 493 surrendered this year. The Cavaliers are allowing a field goal percentage of 44.9% (790 of 1,760) and they surrender 44.5 rebounds per game as a group. They are relinquishing 33.0% on shots from distance and they rank 4th in the league in points per game from their opponents (102.9).
The last time they took the court, the Mavericks went home defeated by a final of 120-114 when they played the Wizards. The Mavericks recorded 26 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards totaling 35 in this matchup. They gave up possession of the ball 7 times, while getting 7 steals for the matchup. The Wizards earned 14 personal fouls in this contest which took the Mavericks to the free throw line for a total of 22 shots. They were able to bury 16 of those for a percentage of 72.7%. With regard to shooting from distance, Dallas buried 14 out of their 38 attempts (36.8%). In all, the Mavericks went 42 out of 89 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 47.2%. The Mavericks permitted the Wizards to convert 45 of 78 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 57.7% for this contest. They finished the game shooting 37.5% from behind the 3-point line by hitting 9 of 24 and finished the game at 21 out of 26 at the free throw line (80.8%). When talking about rebounds, Dallas allowed Washington to get 36 in all (7 offensive).
Luka Doncic was important for the Mavericks in this game. Doncic earned 33 points in his 37 mins of playing time and had 10 assists in this contest. He made 13 of 25 for the game giving him a field goal percentage of 52.0%, and added 4 rebounds.
Dallas has a mark of 10-8 for the season. The Mavericks commit 19.3 personal fouls every game and they go 74.4% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 22.6 times per contest (20th in the league) and they turn it over 11.8 times per game. Dallas has earned 1,884 pts for the year (104.7 per contest) and they pull in 44.4 boards per game. As an offensive team, the Mavericks are connecting on 43.8% from the field, which has them ranked 22nd in the league.
The Dallas defense allows 36.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter (205 of 570) and their opponents are converting on 75.5% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 24.0 dimes and 46.4 rebounds per contest, which has them ranked 19th and 16th in basketball. The Mavericks are ranked 15th in the NBA in points allowed per game with 106.2. They are forcing 13.8 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 46.9% from the field (26th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cleveland
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