Free NBA Picks Today: Dallas Mavericks vs Indiana Pacers 2/28/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Dallas Mavericks vs Indiana Pacers 2/28/23
Tue 28th February 2023

The Dallas Mavericks (32-30, 20-11 Home) welcome the Indiana Pacers (27-35, 9-20 Away) Tuesday at American Airlines Center. Indiana topped the Orlando Magic 121-108 at Amway Center on Saturday.

With 24 points, Myles Turner was the leading scorer. Tyrese Haliburton chipped in with 15 points and 14 assists. The Pacers are 12th in the Eastern Conference.

Dallas lost a close one on Sunday at American Airlines Center, falling to the Los Angeles Lakers 111-108. Luka Doncic had 26 points and nine rebounds in the loss, carrying the team. The Mavericks are sixth in the Western Conference.

This marks the first meeting of the season between the teams. Indiana and Dallas split their matchups last season, winning one apiece. The Mavericks earned the win in the last meeting 132-105 at American Airlines Center in January 2022. Doncic led the Mavericks with 30 points, 12 assists, and six rebounds.

Duane Washington Jr. had 22 points in the loss. Haliburton (19.8 ppg), Turner (18.1), and Buddy Hield (17.4) have led the Pacers in scoring this season. Turner also has grabbed 8.0 rebounds per game, while Haliburton has dished 10.2 assists per game, most in the NBA.

Doncic’s 33.1 points per game have powered the Mavs on offense. He ranks as the second-highest scorer in the league. Doncic has also tallied 8.1 assists, fifth-most in the league, and 8.8 rebounds per game. The teams have split their last 10 games at American Airlines Center (5-5).

Indiana is 3-7 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -4.2 (114.2-118.4). Dallas has split the last 10 (5-5), scoring 118.8 points per game on average while allowing 115.6 (+3.2 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Jalen Smith: 8.3 | 15.6 | -7.2
Points per game:
Myles Turner: 25.3 | 18.1 | +7.2


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Rebounds per game:
Christian Wood: 5.6 | 8.0 | -2.4

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Dallas Mavs -9.5 (-105)

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