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New Orleans Pelicans Visit Dallas Mavericks in NBA Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

The Dallas Mavericks will be trying to slam the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday when the teams tip off at American Airlines Center in NBA betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Dallas Mavericks installed as -5-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 206.5.

A 104-99 result in favor of the Mavericks is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Dallas Mavericks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Dallas Mavericks sit at 19-14 (20-13 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the New Orleans Pelicans are currently 10-22 (12-20 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Dallas is 15-18 OU and New Orleans is 13-19 OU. This season the Dallas Mavericks are 19-14 overall and 20-13 ATS against the number, while the New Orleans Pelicans are 10-22 and 12-20 ATS. As for the totals, Dallas is 15-18 on the OU, and New Orleans is 13-19. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs New Orleans injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Dallas Mavericks and the No. 19-ranked New Orleans Pelicans, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Dallas's No. 13-ranked offense averaging 101.64 PPG, against a New Orleans Pelicans defense that ranks No. 29 at 106.62 PPG. The Dallas Mavericks field goal percentage has averaged 44.27% so far, less than the New Orleans Pelicans shooters have achieved on the year, 44.64% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ryan Anderson scored 17 points in a failed effort to lead the Pelicans to victory (they lost 95-89 to Los Angeles at Smoothie King Center on Thursday).

Dallas was run off the court by the Heat on Friday as Miami blasted them 106-82 at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Orleans's last 10 games
  • New Orleans is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 3-17 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New Orleans's last 10 games on the road
  • Dallas is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dallas's last 9 games
  • Dallas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans home to Dallas, Wednesday, January 6th
Dallas home to Sacramento, Tuesday, January 5th