Doncic, Mavericks to host Haliburton and the Pacers

Mon, Mar 4, 2024
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Doncic, Mavericks to host Haliburton and the Pacers

Indiana Pacers (34-28, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (34-27, eighth in the Western Conference)

Dallas; Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Indiana Pacers take on the Dallas Mavericks in non-conference play.

The Mavericks have gone 18-14 at home. Dallas ranks second in the NBA averaging 15.0 made 3-pointers per game while shooting 37.4% from downtown. Luka Doncic leads the team averaging 3.9 makes while shooting 38.0% from 3-point range.

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The Pacers are 14-16 on the road. Indiana scores 123.3 points while outscoring opponents by 1.3 points per game.

The Mavericks score 118.7 points per game, 3.3 fewer points than the 122.0 the Pacers allow. The Pacers are shooting 50.5% from the field, 2.2% higher than the 48.3% the Mavericks' opponents have shot this season.

The teams meet for the second time this season. The Pacers won 133-111 in the last matchup on Feb. 25.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tim Hardaway Jr. is scoring 16.4 points per game and averaging 3.6 rebounds for the Mavericks. Doncic is averaging 34.8 points and 9.4 rebounds over the last 10 games for Dallas.

Myles Turner is averaging 17.2 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.7 blocks for the Pacers. Pascal Siakam is averaging 19.2 points over the last 10 games for Indiana.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 6-4, averaging 121.1 points, 45.5 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 7.5 steals and 6.2 blocks per game while shooting 50.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.6 points per game.

Pacers: 5-5, averaging 117.7 points, 40.9 rebounds, 30.4 assists, 8.6 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 49.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.4 points.

INJURIES: Mavericks: None listed.

Pacers: Doug McDermott: out (calf), Ben Sheppard: out (illness).


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