Sunday, November 22, 2015
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, November 22, 2015. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 205.
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The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 9-4 and a road record of 5-2. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.2 as they are averaging 101.3 points per game while giving up 99.2 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 7-6 and a home record of 5-3. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 109.2 points per game and surrendering 104.5, good for a point differential of 4.6.
Dirk Nowitzki comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Deron Williams averages 13.8 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.6 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Russell Westbrook averages 28.5 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 10.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Serge Ibaka averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Dallas averages 101.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 51.7 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 13.1 per game. The Mavericks allow 99.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 19.2 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 109.2 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 57.4 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 26th with 16.8 per game. The Thunder allow 104.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Thunder force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 8-5-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 5-7-1 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 5-8-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 6-7-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/26/15 C JaVale McGee Leg out indefinitely
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
11/21/15 F Kevin Durant Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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