The Dallas Mavericks will be on the road Monday taking the court against the Bucks at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. The Mavericks will be looking for their second win in three games following a 122-118 overtime loss at home against the Miami Heat on Saturday. The Bucks will be looking to make it 19 wins in a row after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 125-108 at home their last time on the court.
Dallas will take the court on Monday 17-8 following a 118-122 loss in overtime at home against the Miami Heat. Tim Hardaway Jr. was able to connect on 11 of 22 from the field to lead the Mavericks with 28 points. Jalen Brunson passed the ball for a team-high eight assists while Kristaps Porzingis pulled down 14 rebounds. Dallas had five different players finish the game with a double-digit scoring night.
The Mavericks have been good for an average of 118.1 points per game on the offensive end of the court while hitting 46.6 percent from the field. They have been able to pass the ball for an average of 24.6 assists per night while grabbing 47.9 rebounds. Defensively, they allow an average of 109.0 points per game to their opponents. Dallas has been taking the ball away for 6.3 steals every time they are on the court to go along with 4.4 blocks. They will be looking to avoid back-to-back losses.
Milwaukee comes into this one winning 18 straight after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 125-108 at home. Giannis Anteetokounmpo was able to knock down 12 of 20 from the field to lead the Bucks with 29 points. Khris Middleton passed the ball for a team-high six assists while Robin Lopez pulled down six rebounds. Milwaukee had six different players finish the game with at least 11 points.
The Bucks have been able to put the ball in the net for an average of 121.2 points per game this season while shooting 48.7 from the field. Milwaukee has passed the ball for an average of 25.8 assists per night with 51.3 rebounds. On the defensive end of the floor, Milwaukee gives up 107.6 points per night. The Bucks average 7.8 steals per game to go along with 5.9 blocks. They will be looking for a 19th consecutive win.
Milwaukee will take the court as 11 point favorites with the total sitting at 227 on the game. If you haven’t heard yet, Luka Doncic will not be playing after an ankle injury at home against the Miami Heat. His average of 29.3 points per game will be hard to replace, especially playing in Milwaukee. That being said, Dallas has a roster full of solid shooters. I don’t see them getting a win against the Bucks on the road, but I think they do enough to cover the spread. My money’s on the Mavericks +11.
Dallas is 9-3-1 ATS in their previous 13 games vs. Milwaukee.
Dallas is 5-0 ATS in their previous five games on the road.
Dallas is 11-3 ATS in their previous 14 games.