Dallas Mavericks at Brooklyn Nets 3/16/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions
In the first game of a Wednesday night NBA on ESPN doubleheader, the Dallas Mavericks will visit the Brooklyn Nets. The Mavericks (42-26) have won eight of their last ten games and are tied with Utah for fourth place in the Western Conference standings. On Sunday, Dallas limited Boston to 38 percent shooting during a 95-92 road victory.
All-Star G Luka Doncic led all scorers with 26 points (8-16 FG) to go along with eight rebounds and eight assists. Spencer Dinwiddie chipped in 18 points and five rebounds for the Mavericks.
The Brooklyn Nets have reeled off four straight victories and are currently sitting in eighth place in the Eastern Conference standings. Last night, Brooklyn exploded for 86 points during the first half of a 150-108 road triumph over lowly Orlando. The Nets (36-33) connected on 16-for-27 from the three-point line and shot a scorching 60 percent overall.
Brooklyn G Kyrie Irving matched an NBA season-high with 60 points on a 20-for-31 shooting performance. All-Star F Kevin Durant added 19 points, seven assists, and five rebounds for the Nets.
Dallas F Reggie Bullock (personal) did not play in Sunday’s victory and will not play in this game. The Mavericks rank sixth in the league in defensive efficiency and the Nets rank 18th in that category. Take Dallas to win on the road. Final Score Prediction, Dallas Mavericks win 112-105.