In one of the matches of the regular NBA championship, the basketball players of Dallas and Cleveland will come face to face. Will the favorite be able to win this duel? LiveResult.Ru evaluates the teams' chances of success.

Dallas Mavericks

"Dallas" performs great in the first part of the season, but in recent games the team does not show the best game, as evidenced by 4 defeats in 5 meetings. Nevertheless, due to a great start, the home team is still on the 4th line in the Western Conference, having 10 wins in 18 meetings to its credit. After winning the game against the Clippers in overtime (112:104 OT), the hosts lost in the face-to-face confrontation to Washington (114:120).

Cleveland Cavaliers

As for Cleveland, the Cavaliers were able to win only 10 victories in 20 games in the NBA. Such indicators allow the visiting team to be located on the 11th line in the Eastern Conference. After a series of consecutive defeats, the Cavs were finally able to win. The team made a difficult victory in the confrontation with Orlando, managing to throw the opponent with a score of 105:92.

Statistics and figures:

  • The hosts are the favorites of the meeting;
  • "Dallas" suffered 4 defeats in 5 matches;
  • "Cleveland" lost 4 out of 5 previous matches;
  • The last face-to-face meeting of the rivals ended with a score of 124:97 in favor of the Mavericks.


I think that in this meeting the home team will be able to beat the opponent. It is important for Dallas to defeat the opponent in order to feel self-confidence again. The Cavs may simply not have enough strength in this match.