Friday, November 13, 2015
American Airlines Center
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, November 13, 2015. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 210.
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The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 1-7 and a road record of 1-4. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.6 as they are averaging 101.6 points per game while giving up 108.3 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 4-4 and a home record of 2-2. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 102.1 points per game and surrendering 103.5, good for a point differential of -1.4.
Kobe Bryant comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Lakers. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 32% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Julius Randle averages 11.9 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 54%.
Dirk Nowitzki averages 18.9 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Deron Williams averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Los Angeles averages 101.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.2 per game. The Lakers allow 108.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56.8 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Dallas averages 102.1 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 2nd with 12.4 per game. The Mavericks allow 103.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 7th in those defensive statistics. 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. The Mavericks force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 3-5-0 against the over/under
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
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/12/15 G Kobe Bryant Back "?" Friday vs. Dallas
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/26/15 C JaVale McGee Leg out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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