Mavericks vs Hornets Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Friday, March 24, 2023

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The Dallas Mavericks (36-37) host the Charlotte Hornets (23-51) at American Airlines Center on Friday, March 24, 2023. The contest begins at 8:30 PM ET and airs on BSSW. The Mavericks are 16-point favorites in the game. The point total is 229 points for this outing.

How to bet Mavericks vs. Hornets

Dallas Mavericks vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 16 points, with sportsbooks listing the Mavericks as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Mavericks have -1382 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +808 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 229 points.

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Mavericks vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Friday, March 24, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSW
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Arena: American Airlines Center

Mavericks vs. Hornets Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Mavericks are 27-42-4 this season. Dallas has come away with 29 wins in the 47 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Mavericks games this year have hit the over 52.7% of the time (39 out of 74 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, the Hornets are 31-40-3 this season. Charlotte has gone 15-43 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 25.9% of those games). The Hornets have eclipsed the over/under 43.2% of the time this year (32 of 74 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Mavericks Leaders
Luka Doncic 58 32.9 8.6 8.2 1.4 0.5 2.8
Kyrie Irving 53 27.4 5.1 5.5 1 0.7 3.3
Christian Wood 60 17.3 7.7 1.9 0.5 1.1 1.6
Tim Hardaway Jr. 65 14 3.6 1.8 0.7 0.2 2.9
Josh Green 53 9.6 3 1.8 0.7 0.1 1.2


Hornets Leaders
Terry Rozier 63 21.1 4.1 5.1 1.2 0.3 2.6
Kelly Oubre Jr. 48 20.3 5.2 1.1 1.4 0.4 2.3
P.J. Washington 69 15.1 4.8 2.3 0.9 1.1 2
Gordon Hayward 48 14.3 4.3 4 0.9 0.3 1
Dennis Smith Jr. 52 8.6 3 4.7 1.4 0.5 0.4
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Mavericks: Tim Hardaway: Out (Illness)

Hornets: LaMelo Ball: Out (Ankle), Kelly Oubre: Out (Shoulder), Cody Martin: Out (Knee), Terry Rozier: Out (Foot), Mark Williams: Probable (Thumb)

What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks

Dallas is posting 113.9 points per game (17th-ranked in NBA) this season, while ceding 113.4 points per contest (15th-ranked). Offensively the Mavericks have played better when playing at home this season, averaging 115.4 points per game, compared to 112.4 per game in road games. The Mavericks’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, putting up 116.2 points per contest compared to the 113.9 they’ve averaged this season.

Dallas sports a 37.1% three-point percentage this season (ninth-ranked in NBA), but it has really provided a lift by sinking 15.1 treys per contest (third-best). The Mavericks are attempting 43.1 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 51.4% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 61.9% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 40.7 three-pointers per contest, which are 48.6% of their shots (and 38.1% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte is the fourth-worst squad in the NBA in points scored (111.1 per game) and 22nd in points conceded (117.4). In 2022-23 the Hornets are scoring 2.1 fewer points per game at home (110) than away (112.1). Over their last 10 games, the Hornets are scoring 103.3 points per contest, 7.8 fewer points than their season average (111.1).

Charlotte is the third-worst team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (10.6 per game) and worst in 3-point percentage (32.6%). The Hornets attempt 35.7% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 64.3% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.6% of the Hornets’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 74.4% are 2-pointers.

Mavericks vs. Hornets Predictions and Pick

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