Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 12/15/2014
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Madison Square Garden in New York City
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On Tuesday night, the Dallas Mavericks will try to improve upon their 4-3 December record when they visit the New York Knicks. In their first game against each other this season, the Mavs came away with a 109-102 overtime victory over the Knicks.
In their game against the Gold State Warriors on Saturday, the Mavs gave up 39 first-quarter points and went on to lose 105-98 at home. They had 15 turnovers in that loss and were only able to make 40.4 percent of their shots.
Through 25 games this season, the Mavs are the top scoring team in the NBA by averaging 110 points per game. Center Tyson Chandler has a solid 22.3 PER on the year by averaging 10.7 points and 11.5 rebounds per game while making 68.2 percent of his shots. The team's top scorer is shooting guard Monta Ellis, who is averaging 20.7 points per game.
The Knicks were able to come back in the fourth quarter of their game against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, but they still ended up suffering a 95-90 loss in overtime. They finished with a low 37.2 field goal percentage and they ended up with 22 turnovers.
Through 26 games, the Knicks have are one of the bottom five scoring teams in the league by averaging less than 94 points per game. Veteran forward Amar'e Stoudemire has made 56.7 percent of his shots this season and is averaging 13.4 points per game with 7.5 boards per game.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
Dallas Mavericks are 11-12-2 Against the Spread
Dallas Mavericks are 15-10-0 against the Over/Under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
New York Knicks are 10-16-0 Against the Spread
New York Knicks are 13-12-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/15/14 F Chandler Parsons Back "?" Tuesday vs. New York
New York Knicks
12/15/14 G J.R. Smith Heel "?" Tuesday vs. Dallas
12/13/14 G Iman Shumpert Shoulder out indefinitely
11/23/14 C Andrea Bargnani Hamstring out indefinitely
11/22/14 F Cleanthony Early Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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