Mavericks vs. Hornets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, March 26, 2023

Odds are against Terry Rozier and the Charlotte Hornets (24-51), who are a 9.5-point underdog when they take the court against Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks (36-38) on March 26, 2023. A 228-point over/under is set for the game.

Mavericks vs. Hornets Odds

  • Mavericks odds to win: -452
  • Hornets odds to win: +352
  • Spread: Mavericks (-9.5)
  • Total: 228

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET
  • Where: Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • TV: BSSE and BSSW

Who Will Win Mavericks vs. Hornets?

Mavericks and Hornets Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season they were favored by 9.5 points or more, the Mavericks have a 4-5 record against the spread.

In games they have played as at least 9.5-point underdogs this year, the Hornets are 10-7-1 against the spread.

The two teams average a combined three fewer points per game (225) than this game’s over/under of 228 points.

Dallas and Charlotte have seen its opponents average a combined 2.8 more points per game than the point total of 228 set in this outing.

The average total the Mavericks have had set in games this season is 0.7 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

The average total for Charlotte’s games this season is 0.4 more points than the point total of 228 in this outing.

Dallas is 27-43-4 ATS this season.

The Hornets have a 32-40-3 record against the spread this year.

Mavericks Stats & Insights

The Mavericks average 113.8 points per game (17th in the league) while giving up 113.5 per outing (15th in the NBA). They have a +26 scoring differential overall.

The 38.7 rebounds per game the Mavericks average rank 30th in the NBA, and are 5.3 fewer than the 44 their opponents grab per outing.

Dallas makes 15 three-pointers per game (third-most in the league), four more than its opponents (11). It is shooting 37% from beyond the arc (ninth-best in the NBA) while allowing opponents to shoot 35%.

The Mavericks’ 114.2 points per 100 possessions on offense rank eighth in the NBA, and the 113.7 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 20th in the league.

The Mavericks’ offense has been much better at home (115.2 PPG) compared to road games (112.4 PPG). Likewise, their defense has been better at home (111.8 PPG allowed) compared to road games (115.3 PPG allowed).

Hornets Stats & Insights

The Hornets put up 111.2 points per game (27th in league) while giving up 117.3 per contest (22nd in NBA). They have a -459 scoring differential and have been outscored by 6.1 points per game.

The 44.5 rebounds per game Charlotte accumulates rank eighth in the league, 2.1 fewer than the 46.6 its opponents grab.

The Hornets hit 10.6 three-pointers per game (27th in the league), 1.7 fewer than their opponents.

The Hornets record 109.6 points per 100 possessions (26th in league), while giving up 113.8 points per 100 possessions (21st in NBA).

At home Charlotte is putting up 110 points per game, 2.2 fewer points than it is averaging away (112.2).

Mavericks Key Players to Watch

Doncic averages 32.9 points and 8.6 rebounds per game, with 8.2 assists.

Tim Hardaway Jr. leads active Mavericks in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.9 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Doncic averages 1.4 steals per game, while Christian Wood swats 1.1 shots per contest.

Hornets Key Players to Watch

Rozier has the top spot on the Hornets scoring and assist lists among active players, tallying 21.1 points and 5.1 assists per game.

This season, Nick Richards has a statline of eight points, 0.6 assists and 6.3 rebounds per game.

Rozier hits 2.6 treys per game.

The Hornets’ defensive effort gets a lift from Dennis Smith Jr.’s 1.4 steals and P.J. Washington’s 1.1 blocks per game.

Mavericks vs. Hornets Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Hornets (+ 9.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (228)

  • Prediction:
    Mavericks 116 – Hornets 112

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