Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 14-11 and a road record of 8-6. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 1 as they are averaging 101.6 points per game while giving up 100.6 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 14-9 and a home record of 8-3. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 103.6 points per game and surrendering 99.4, good for a point differential of 4.2.
Dirk Nowitzki comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Deron Williams averages 15.4 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.9 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Paul George averages 26.5 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. George Hill averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Dallas averages 101.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 13.6 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Indiana averages 103.6 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 20.3 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 17th with 15.2 per game. The Pacers allow 99.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.6 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Pacers force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 15-10-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 11-13-1 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 14-9-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 12-11-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/13/15 F Myles Turner Thumb expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas
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