Free NBA Pick: Mavericks vs Lakers Lines
Looking for Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Lakers free NBA picks? NBA betting sees the Mavericks taking on the Lakers on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at theStaples Center, Los Angeles, California. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all NBA basketball matchups so stay tuned for more FREE daily NBA hoops predictions.
(1-5) Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Lakers (4-3)
The Lakers continue to thrive under first year head coach Luke Walton and will look to make it 4 straight wins here on Tuesday.
The Dallas Mavericks got their first win of the season, needing overtime to take out the Bucks.
The Mavericks 5 straight losses were certainly not a good look to start the season off.
It took a home come from behind win on Sunday to secure their first win of the campaign as they took down the Milwaukee Bucks in overtime 86-75. The Mavericks gave up 27 points in the first quarter, before buckling down defensively.
The Mavericks allowed just 48 points over the final 41 minutes and used a game tying layup with 13 seconds left from Harrison Barnes to force overtime.
Barnes had a career best game, as he put up 34 points. This was the 2nd time this season that Barnes had 30 plus points in a contest. On the season, Barnes is averaging 20.8 points per game.
Injuries are something to watch here for Dallas.
The Mavs will likely be without Dirk Nowitzki, who is battling an achilles injury, along with Deron Williams, who is battling a calf injury.
Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers have looked like one of the most impressive teams during this 3 game winning streak.
Los Angeles has averaged 119.7 points per game during their streak and have jumped above the .500 mark at 4-3. More impressively, one of those wins during the streak came against the Golden State Warriors in dominant fashion.
Their win over Phoenix on Sunday marked the first time since 2013 that the Los Angeles Lakers were over the .500 mark.
D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle continue to be the biggest contributors, as this young Lakers team is finally seeing signs from all the early draft picks they compiled.
One thing to note here is F Larry Nance Jr. and his injury status. Nance Jr. failed to pass a concussion protocol test and is listed as OUT here on Tuesday.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Mavericks are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
- Mavericks are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
- Mavericks are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 road games.
- Lakers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game.
- Lakers are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 home games.
- Lakers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a straight up win.
Free Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA Prediction:
The Lakers have been shockingly good on the offensive end.
However, laying points with this team is always tough given their struggles defensively.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Dallas ATS
This one will be extremely close, with a late bucket or stop deciding it.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Dallas Mavericks 104 – Los Angeles Lakers 103
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