Dallas
Mavericks
Stadium American Airlines Center
40-27 Overall | WESTERN 7th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southwest Division116.4110.3
Schedule
Regular season
Wed  4/1
@
Minnesota
POSTPONED
Fri  4/3
@
Memphis
POSTPONED
Sun  4/5
@
Brooklyn
POSTPONED
Tue  4/7
vs
Houston
POSTPONED
Sat  4/11
vs
Detroit
POSTPONED
Mon  4/13
@
Denver
POSTPONED
Wed  4/15
vs
Oklahoma City
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

There are 4 teams who have 100/1, 1% odds to win the championship. They win the championship in less than 0.1% of simulations. They are not a good value to win the West either at 60/1, 1.6%. The Mavericks are averaging 38.1 wins per sim so we recommend betting them to come under 41 wins. At +240 the Mavericks are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 14.9% chance. They have less than 1% chance to win the division. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #10 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

They were expected to win 43% of their games last season so their 33-49 met expectations. They were very good against the spread going 45-35-2 for (+650 profit). More of their games came in under (45) than went over (36). They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Washington Wizards. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (AVERAGE): Their true FG% is 55.5% (#15 in League). They average 108.9 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 108.5. On the road they average 107.4 (106.9 expected), and at home 110.3 ppg (110.2 expected).

DEFENSE (AVERAGE): They are an average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 55.4 true FG% (#14 in League). They allow 110.1 pts per game vs an expected value of 110.9. They are allowing 112.3 (112.5 expected) on the road, and at home 108 ppg (109.4 expected).

REBOUNDING (ABOVE AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounding opponents by +0.4 per game (#13 in league).

TURNOVERS (WEAKNESS): Their average turnover margin is -1.1 per game (#24 in league).

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Luka Doncic who is projected to be the #4 Forward. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
5 Barea, J.J. PG5-1018006/26/198413Northeastern
13 Brunson, Jalen PG6-119008/31/19961Villanova
33 Cauley-Stein, Willie C7-024008/18/19934Kentucky
3 Cleveland, Antonius SG6-519502/02/19941Southeast Missouri State
30 Curry, Seth SG6-218508/23/19905Liberty; Duke
77 Doncic, Luka SG6-723002/28/19991No College
10 Finney-Smith, Dorian SF6-722005/04/19933Virginia Tech; Florida
11 Hardaway Jr., Tim SG6-520503/16/19926Michigan
44 Jackson, Justin SF6-821003/25/19951North Carolina
9 Kidd-Gilchrist, Michael SF6-623009/26/19937Kentucky
42 Kleber, Maxi PF6-1024001/29/19922No College
1 Lee, Courtney SG6-521510/03/198511Western Kentucky
51 Marjanovic, Boban C7-429008/15/19884No College
6 Porzingis, Kristaps PF7-324008/02/19953No College
7 Powell, Dwight C6-1024007/20/19915Stanford
23 Reaves, Josh SG6-421406/04/19970Penn State
55 Wright, Delon PG6-518504/26/19924City College of San Francisco