Mavericks-Bobcats Preview

The Dallas Mavericks will be at home at American Airlines Center when they face off against the Charlotte Bobcats. With a record of 10-8, the Mavericks are looking to move further above .500. On the other hand, the visiting Bobcats are not above .500 on the season, coming in with an 8-10 record. This game is slated to start at 8:30 pm EST and SportSouth and FSN-SW will be providing coverage of the contest.

The Mavericks are regrouping after their loss to the Timberwolves, 112-106. Monta Ellis was the leading scorer for Dallas as he had a good game, scoring 26 points. Meanwhile, the Bobcats are feeling some disappointment after the tough 99-98 loss to the Miami Heat. Kemba Walker had a good shooting night, leading the team with 27 points.

The physical Charlotte offense seems poised to dominate from the foul line. They rank second in the NBA at getting to the stripe (FTA rate of 35.3), while Dallas is among the league's most foul-prone squads (giving up a 29th-ranked FTA rate of 35.5).