Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Smoothie King Center
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Smoothie King Center to play the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. The opening line for this game has New Orleans as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 209.5.
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The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 3-3 and a road record of 2-1. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -1 as they are averaging 99 points per game while giving up 100 per contest. The Pelicans have an overall record of 0-6 and a home record of 0-3. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 102.7 points per game and surrendering 114.7, good for a point differential of -12.
Dirk Nowitzki comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 28 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 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 93%. Deron Williams averages 14 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.2 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Anthony Davis averages 25.2 points per game while playing 38.2 minutes per contest this year for the Pelicans. He grabs 9.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Ryan Anderson averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Dallas averages 99 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 53.3 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 12 per game. The Mavericks allow 100 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 57.5 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 18.7 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
New Orleans averages 102.7 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -12 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Pelicans rank 9th with 14.2 per game. The Pelicans allow 114.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 25.2 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Pelicans force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 2-4-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 0-6-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 2-3-1 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/26/15 C JaVale McGee Leg out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/09/15 F Anthony Davis Ankle injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Dallas
11/09/15 C Omer Asik Calf "?" Tuesday vs. Dallas
11/06/15 C Kendrick Perkins Pectoral out indefinitely
10/26/15 PG Norris Cole Ankle out indefinitely
10/26/15 F/G Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
10/26/15 G Tyreke Evans Knee expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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