Dallas Mavericks vs Washington Wizards Prediction: Statistical Analysis
Dallas Mavericks vs Washington Wizards Prediction: The Dallas Mavericks are expected to win the upcoming game against the Washington Wizards as per the latest prediction.
The Dallas Mavericks will aim to bounce back when they meet the Washington Wizards in the upcoming NBA fixture tonight. It has been a decent start to the season for the Mavericks. They would like to improve their away record with a win over the Wizards. Dallas is coming off a defeat to the Orlando Magic yesterday which ended their 4-game winning streak.
The Washington Wizards will look for their third consecutive win against the Mavericks in the upcoming home clash at the Capital One Arena. The Wizards are expected to start with high confidence after crushing the Hornets in the last game away from home.
Mavericks’ Four Games Winning Streak Ends
Dallas Mavericks faced an away defeat at the hands of Orlando Magic and with this defeat, the four games winning streak of the Mavericks came to end. This was the 4th defeat of the season for Mavericsk.
The Mavericks’ shooting accuracy dipped considerably in the last game, especially the 3-pointer conversion rate which was at 26.2%. They got a 1-point lead when Dinwiddie with 6:02 remaining. But the Magic took the game away with 8 straight points just after that. In the end, Dallas fell short of 7 points.
The performances of the guards, Spencer Dinwiddie and Luka Doncic were the biggest positive for the Mavericks. Both of them had a good night and finished with 53 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists together.
Kuzma and Porziņģis Help Washington Wizards Register Their 5th Win of Season
The Washington Wizards found a major boost to their form as they won an away game against the Charlotte Hornets. The win came after two back-to-back defeats and this was their 5th win of the season.
The Wizards faced a tough fight from the Hornets in the last matchup. It was a neck-to-neck contest and Washington trailed many times after securing the lead. Hachimura’s 18-foot step-back jumper followed by a 3-pointer helped gave them the final lead which Dallas retained till the end. The Wizards played with a good shooting accuracy of 52.5% from the field.
Kyle Kuzma led the scoring chart for the Wizards. He finished with 20 points and 6 rebounds. Krstaps Porzingis gave a valuable contribution of 19 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 assists.
Mavericks vs Wizards Prediction: Recent Form
The Dallas Mavericks would expect more consistency in their campaign. Currently, they are at 6-4 in the 6th position of the Western Conference. Dallas won 4 of the last 5 games. At home, they won 5 of the 6 fixtures. The away record of 1-3 looks disappointing. The Dallas Mavericks faced an 87-94 defeat to the Orlando Magic in the last game.
The Washington Wizards had an average season so far. They are currently at 5-6 in the 8th position of the Eastern Conference. If we talk about the last 5 fixtures, Washington won 2 and lost 3. They have won 2 of the 5 home games this season. On road trips, their current record is 3-3. The Washington Wizards won the last fixture against the Charlotte Hornets with a score of 108-100.
Dallas Mavericks vs Washington Wizards Prediction: Winning Odds
The Mavericks’ offense is expected to trouble the hosts tonight. Apart from a good scoring rate, they have one of the highest shooting percentages this season. The Wizards, on the other hand, have failed in their offensive approach in many games.
The Mavericks have been far better than the Wizards on the defensive side of the court as well. The Wizards are expected to struggle in scoring points against the visitors. The injury of Bradley Beal is another major concern for Washington.
As per Oddsshark, the Mavericks are -3-point favorites to win this game
- Dallas Mavericks: -3 (-111)
- Washington Wizards: +3.5 (-111)
- Dallas Mavericks: -172
- Washington Wizards: +147
Mavericks vs Wizards Prediction: Team Stats
- The Dallas Mavericks have maintained a scoring rate of 113 points per game this season. Their average number of assists per game stands at 19.6 which is below par. The Mavericks converted 35.7% of the 3-pointers into field goals.
- The Mavericks played with an average of 40.1 rebounds per game. The average number of steals per game is currently at 8.3, while the average number of blocks is at 4 per game.
- The Washington Wizards have played with a very low scoring average of 107 points per game till now. Their average number of assists per game stands at 23.5. The Wizards got a success rate of 30.6% in 3-pointers.
- In the defense, the Wizards maintained an average of 43.8 rebounds per game along with averages of steals and blocks per game at 5.6 and 5.9 respectively.
Dallas Mavericks vs Washington Wizards Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats
The Dallas Mavericks and the Washington Wizards have played a total of 81 regular season games against each other. The Mavericks have an upper hand as they won 46 games, while the Wizards won 35 of them.
If we check out the results of the last 5 meetings, 3 games were won by Dallas and 2 by Washington. The previous meeting took place in the last season on 1 April 2022. The Washington Wizards won that game with a score of 135-103.
Mavericks vs Wizards Prediction: Players to Watch Out
Luka Doncic (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 36.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.4 | Assists Per Game: 8.3
Spencer Dinwiddie (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 15.6 | Assists Per Game: 4.3 | Steals Per Game: 1.2
Tim Hardaway Jr. (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 11.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 1.6 | Assists Per Game: 1.6
Kristaps Porzingis (Center)
Points Per Game: 19.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.2 | Blocks Per Game: 1.3
Kyle Kuzma (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 17.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 7.4 | Assists Per Game: 2.1
Rai Hachimura (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 11.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.9 | Blocks Per Game: 0.6
Mavericks vs Wizards Injuries
- Davis Bertans (Small Forward)
- Christian Wood (Center)
- Taj Gibson (Forward)
- Bradley Beal (Shooting Guard)
- Delon Wright (Shooting Guard)
Dallas Mavericks vs Washington Wizards Prediction: Predicted Winner
The Dallas Mavericks are looking like a stronger side in all departments. They are expected to go all guns blazing tonight. On the other hand, the Washington Wizards need to give their best to challenge the Mavericks. A win in the last game is a big positive for them. They will look to capitalize on that. All the predictions and betting platforms are favoring the Mavericks for this fixture.