San Antonio Spurs at Dallas Mavericks Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 12/19/2014
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 8:30 PM
American Airlines Center in Dallas
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The San Antonio Spurs will be hoping that they can snap their two-game losing skid on Saturday night when they visit the Dallas Mavericks. Both teams are currently right in the middle of the Western Conference standings.
The Spurs and the Mavs opened up their seasons against each other, and the Spurs were able to come away with a 101-100 home win. San Antonio made nearly 53 percent of their shots in that game, including going 14-for-28 from three-point range. Mavs shooting guard Monta Ellis played well in the losing effort, notching 26 points, six assists and four rebounds.
In his 62 career games against the Spurs, Mavericks veteran power forward Dirk Nowitzki has been able to average 20.9 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. Center Tyson Chandler has averaged 8.3 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in 26 games against the Spurs, while small forward Chandler Parsons has scored 13.1 points per game against them in 13 games.
Spurs veteran power forward Tim Duncan has played in 60 games against the Mavs in his career, averaging 21 points, 11.5 rebounds and three assists per game against them. Point guard Tony Parker has averaged 18 points and 4.9 assists per game against Dallas in his career, while shooting guard Danny Green has been able to score 13 points per game against them in 13 career games.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
San Antonio Spurs are 12-14-0 Against the Spread
San Antonio Spurs are 13-13-0 against the Over/Under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
Dallas Mavericks are 13-12-2 Against the Spread
Dallas Mavericks are 16-11-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
San Antonio Spurs
12/19/14 G Danny Green Thigh probable Friday vs. Portland
12/18/14 F Kawhi Leonard Hand is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. Portland
12/18/14 G Tony Parker Hamstring is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. Portland
10/24/14 G Patrick Mills Shoulder out indefinitely
12/19/14 G Rajon Rondo Acquired "?" Saturday vs. San Antonio
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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