The Denver Nuggets are looking to build on their momentum after they beat the Milwaukee Bucks. On Wednesday, they travel to Dallas to face the Mavericks, a team they've gone 7-3 against in their last 10 meetings.
Meanwhile, the Mavericks are in the midst of a two-game losing streak. Dallas hopes to get back into the win column at home, where they're 18-15 on the season.
Wednesday's game takes place from the American Airlines Center with tip-off slated for 8 p.m. EST.
Denver's offense looks to overwhelm DallasThe Nuggets are coming off a victory over the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks in a game they were seven-point favorites in. On Wednesday, Denver hopes to earn another victory over Dallas.
In their last meeting in January, the Nuggets' offense shot 48% and made nine of their 24 three-point attempts in a narrow 107-106 victory over the Mavericks. To replicate this performance on the road will be difficult, but not impossible to do.
Denver's offense plays well away from home, where it averages 109 points per game on 47% shooting. And they're facing a Dallas defense that allows 110 points per game at home.
Nikola showing he's QB1 material with Peyton Manning and Drew Lock sitting courtside! pic.twitter.com/ftEq2G2sjL— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) March 2, 2020
It's vital the Nuggets' offense find success as they must keep pace with one of the NBA's best offenses. To do so, Nikola Jokic must play better. In his last two games, he's scored 10 and eight points respectively, which are far below his 20-point per game average.
The Mavericks aim to run away with this oneThe Mavericks want to keep pace with the Houston Rockets. Currently, Dallas is two-games behind the Rockets in the Southwest Standings and needs to snap this two-game losing streak to do so.
To exact revenge on the Nuggets, the Mavericks' offense must continue to play well. In their last meeting, they shot 50% and made 12 of their 35 three-point attempts and came up one point short on the road.
At home, they've been playing very well. Dallas averages 116 points per game and they're facing a Denver defense that struggled to stop the Mavericks in their last meeting.
One player to watch is Luka Doncic, who's coming off a 38-point performance in Dallas's loss to San Antonio. Doncic has been outstanding this season as he's sixth in the NBA in scoring and fourth in the league in assists.
Trends found on Odds Shark.com Dallas is:
- 6-4 ATS in last 10 against Denver
- 4-6 ATS in last 10 against Dallas