The Milwaukee Bucks (13-5) host the Dallas Mavericks (9-9) on November 27, 2022 at Fiserv Forum. The Bucks are strongly favored, by 6.5 points, in a matchup featuring two of the league’s best defensive squads — the Bucks are third (107.2 points conceded per game), and the Mavericks are second (106.4). The matchup’s point total is 215.5.
How to bet Bucks vs. Mavericks
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Dallas Mavericks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Bucks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -250 odds to pick up the win, while the Mavericks are listed at +203 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 215.5 points.
Bucks vs. Mavericks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, November 27, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBA
- Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Arena: Fiserv Forum
Bucks vs. Mavericks Betting Trends
The Bucks have played 18 games, with 11 wins against the spread. Milwaukee has won in 12, or 75%, of the 16 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year. The Bucks have eclipsed the over/under in 44.4% of their opportunities this year (eight times in 18 games with a set point total).
In the Mavericks’ 18 games this season, they have four wins against the spread. Dallas has been the moneyline underdog just two other times so far this season, and it lost both games. Mavericks games this season have hit the over on 10 of 18 set point totals (55.6%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Bucks vs. Mavericks Injury Report
What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee sports a top-five defense this season, ranking third-best in the league with 107.2 points allowed per game. Offensively, it ranks 17th with 111.8 points scored per contest. At home, the Bucks are scoring 9.2 more points per game (114.9) than they are when playing on the road (105.7). The Bucks have been putting up 110.5 points per contest in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little lower than the 111.8 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Milwaukee ranks seventh in the NBA with 12.9 three-pointers per game this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 18th with a 34.6% shooting percentage from three-point land. So far this season, the Bucks have taken 58.4% two-pointers, accounting for 68.2% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 41.6% from beyond the arc (31.8% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks
Offensively Dallas is the fifth-worst team in the league (108.7 points per game). However defensively it is second-best (106.4 points allowed per game). The Mavericks are scoring more points at home (109.8 per game) than on the road (107). The Mavericks have performed worse offensively over their previous 10 games, posting 103.6 points per contest, 5.1 fewer points their than season average of 108.7.
Dallas makes 13.3 3-pointers per game and shoots 34% from beyond the arc, ranking sixth and 20th, respectively, in the league. In 2022-23, the Mavericks have attempted 52.7% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 47.3% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 65.4% of the Mavericks’ buckets have been 2-pointers, and 34.6% have been 3-pointers.
Bucks vs. Mavericks Predictions and Pick
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