New Orleans Pelicans vs Dallas Mavericks Live NBA on 12/05/2018 in Smoothie King Center Arena at New Orleans, LA
The New Orleans Pelicans will try to escape their recent madness by hosting the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday. New Orleans has lost six of its last eight games, which should slow down a Dallas team that is already halfway to last season’s total of 24 victories.
The Pelicans made seven turnovers in Monday’s game in Monday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers and were again defeated 129-126. “We learn something in every game,” Alvin Gentry. What I liked was that the guys came out in the second half and we competed. We competed like crazy. Also every time they tried to get us out of the box. We just hung up and came back and did a really good job. Dallas was one of the biggest surprises in the NBA. The 111-102 victory over Portland on Tuesday was their tenth win in 13 games. However the Mavericks difficulties on the road, winning only two of their 10 fights.
Star striker Luka Doncic returned from an absence to a game due to a hip injury and recorded 21 points and nine rebounds against the Trail Blazers. Doncic, the third overall pick in this year’s draft, was also named Rookie of the Month in the Western Conference for October / November. With an average of 18.5 points in 20 games during that period. “It means a lot,” Doncic told reporters. “It’s just another example for me. Keep working hard and fight for what I want, there’s a lot to improve.”
Julius Randle was unstoppable against the Clippers. Recording the best score of his career with 37 points in 15 of 24 shots. But missed the game with 4:04 to play and Nova Orleans has overcome by 14-7 the rest of the way. “When you play aggressively and try to do things, sometimes it happens,” Randle said. “I just have to be better, smarter in these situations.” Jrue Holiday posted records with 32 points and 14 assists against Los Angeles. Anthony Davis recorded 23 points and 13 rebounds for his 16th double-double of the season.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Dallas Mavericks: Bettings
- The Pelicans defeated the Mavericks 3-1 last season and have won five of their last seven games.
- Dallas C DeAndre Jordan had 17 rebounds on Tuesday and posted a double-digit score in 20 of his 22 games.
- New Orleans F Nikola Mirotic (illness) could miss his second consecutive game.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Dallas Mavericks: PREDICTION
Pelicans 113, Mavericks 107
New Orleans Pelicans vs Dallas Mavericks: The best fantasy players
Anthony Davis is the best fantasy basketball player for the Pelicans with a season average of 61.3 fantasy points per game. It has an average of 28 PTS, 13 REB, 4.8 AST, 1.6 STL and 2.7 BLK with 2.4 TO. Jrue Holiday has an average of 43 fantasy points per game in the season. It has an average of 20.6 PTS, 4.5 REB, 9 AST, 1.6 STL and 0.8 BLK with 3.7 TO for the 2018-19 season.
DeAndre Jordan is the best player in the Mavericks team from the point of view of fantastic basketball, with 34.01 fantastic points per game. It has an average of 11.5 PTS, 13.8 REB, 2.3 AST, 0.6 STL, 1 BLK and 2.3 TO this season. Luka Doncic has 33.32 points per game. It has an average of 18.6 PTS, 6.6 REB, 4.2 AST, 1 STL, 0.4 BLK and 3.7 TO during the season.