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The Dallas Mavericks (12-14) host the New Orleans Pelicans (11-13) after winning three home games in a row. The Mavericks are favored by only 2 points in the matchup, which begins at 7:30 PM ET on Friday, February 12, 2021. The matchup’s over/under is set at 233.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of February 12, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Mavericks vs Pelicans Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 12

Mavericks: None

Pelicans: None

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Pelicans (+2)
Total Pick Under (233.5)
Prediction Mavericks 114, Pelicans 112

The FanDuel line for this matchup is within 0.2 points of the model. Stay away from this one.

The FanDuel point total for this game is more than two possessions higher (8.3 points) than the model projection. Put your money on the under.

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Mavericks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Luka Doncic 25 27.8 8.7 9.3 1.0 0.7 2.2
Kristaps Porzingis 15 19.7 8.3 1.4 0.3 1.7 2.0
Tim Hardaway Jr. 25 17.2 3.4 1.7 0.7 0.2 3.2
Josh Richardson 17 12.9 3.0 2.5 0.9 0.2 1.6
Jalen Brunson 22 11.6 3.1 3.5 0.4 0.0 1.1

Mavericks Player Props

  • Luka Doncic’s assists prop over/under for the matchup is listed at 8.5 assists, 0.8 assists lower than his season average of 9.3.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr.’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.3 shots greater than his season average of 3.2.
  • Dorian Finney-Smith’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.5 steals less than his season average of 1.0.

Pelicans Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Zion Williamson 23 23.8 7.0 2.9 1.0 0.7 0.2
Brandon Ingram 24 23.7 5.5 4.6 0.6 1.0 2.5
Lonzo Ball 21 13.9 4.4 4.7 1.3 0.5 2.8
Eric Bledsoe 23 13.2 3.5 3.7 0.7 0.3 2.2
Nickeil Alexander-Walker 21 9.2 2.8 2.1 1.2 0.4 1.1

Pelicans Player Props

  • Zion Williamson’s points prop total for the contest is set at 22.5, 1.3 points lower than his season average of 23.8.
  • Lonzo Ball’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 23.5, 0.5 higher than his season average of 23.0.
  • Ball’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots lower than his season average of 2.8.
  • Brandon Ingram’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.5 blocks lower than his season average of 1.0.

Shooting Trends

  • The Mavericks make 46% of their shots from the field this season, which is 0.1 percentage points lower than the Pelicans have allowed to their opponents (46.1%).
  • In games Dallas shoots higher than 46.1% from the field, it is 8-6 against the spread and 9-5 overall.
  • New Orleans’ record is 7-5 against the spread and 8-4 overall when its opponents make more than 46% of their shots from the field.
  • The Pelicans are shooting 47.5% from the field, 0.8% higher than the 46.7% the Mavericks’ opponents have shot this season.
  • New Orleans is 10-6 against the spread and 9-7 overall when it shoots higher than 46.7% from the field.
  • When Dallas’ opponents shoot greater than 47.5% from the field, it is 9-7 against the spread and 10-6 overall.
  • The Mavericks are hitting 34.1% of their three-point shots this season, 3.9% lower than the 38% the Pelicans allow opponents to shoot from deep.
  • Dallas has assembled a 3-4 record against the spread and a 5-2 straight-up record in games this season when the team hits more than 38% of its three-point attempts.
  • New Orleans is 7-2 against the spread and 8-1 overall when its opponents shoot higher than 34.1% from deep.
  • The Pelicans shoot 35.8% from three-point distance this season. That’s 1.2 percentage points lower than the Mavericks have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (37%).
  • New Orleans has an 8-2 ATS record and is 8-2 straight-up when the team hits more than 37% of its three-point attempts.
  • Dallas is 6-2 ATS and 6-2 overall in games it shoots above 35.8% from deep.
  • The Mavericks knock down 12.5 three-pointers per game this season, one more make per game than the Pelicans allow (11.5).
  • Dallas is 7-2 against the spread and 8-1 overall when it connects on more three-pointers than its opponents, while New Orleans is 5-13 ATS and 5-13 straight up in games when it is out-shot from deep.
  • The Pelicans are the 24th-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Mavericks give up the 24th-fewest makes from deep.

Mavericks vs Pelicans Stat Rankings

Mavericks Rank Mavericks AVG Pelicans AVG Pelicans Rank
17th 111.5 Points Scored 112.5 15th
23rd 113.8 Points Allowed 112.5 20th
28th 42.8 Rebounds 46.5 3rd
25th 8.7 Off. Rebounds 11.5 4th
18th 12.5 3pt Made 11.5 24th
26th 23 Assists 24.4 17th
3rd 11.8 Turnovers 13.8 18th

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