Wednesday, December 9, 2015
American Airlines Center
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.5.
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The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 13-9 and a road record of 5-5. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2 as they are averaging 101.5 points per game while giving up 99.5 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 13-9 and a home record of 5-3. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 101.4 points per game and surrendering 100.5, good for a point differential of 1.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Paul Millsap averages 18.2 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 9.5 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Dirk Nowitzki averages 17.9 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Deron Williams averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Atlanta averages 101.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 48.5 rebounds per game and 25.3 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 15 per game. The Hawks allow 99.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Dallas averages 101.4 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 4th with 13.8 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Mavericks force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 10-11-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 10-12-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 14-8-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 10-11-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
12/04/15 F Tiago Splitter Hip "?" Wednesday vs. Dallas
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
12/07/15 PG Devin Harris Ribs "?" Wednesday vs. Atlanta
12/07/15 PG Jose Juan Barea Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Atlanta
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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