Saturday, November 14, 2015
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Toyota Center to play the Houston Rockets on Saturday, November 14, 2015. The opening line for this game has Houston as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 212.
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The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 4-4 and a road record of 2-2. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.4 as they are averaging 102.1 points per game while giving up 103.5 per contest. The Rockets have an overall record of 4-4 and a home record of 2-3. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 102.3 points per game and surrendering 108.3, good for a point differential of -6.
Dirk Nowitzki comes into this contest averaging 18.9 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Deron Williams averages 13 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
James Harden averages 28.9 points per game while playing 39.4 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Dwight Howard averages 17.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 13.2 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 52%.
Dallas averages 102.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 12.4 per game. The Mavericks allow 103.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56.1 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 19.8 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Houston averages 102.2 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 54 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 23rd with 15.9 per game. The Rockets allow 108.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 25.1 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Rockets force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 4-4-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/26/15 C JaVale McGee Leg out indefinitely
Houston Rockets Injuries
11/13/15 C Dwight Howard Rest is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Denver
11/06/15 F Donatas Motiejunas Back out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas
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