Monday, February 1, 2016
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, February 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 200.
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The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 27-22 and a road record of 13-14. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.4 as they are averaging 100.9 points per game while giving up 101.3 per contest. Dallas is 4-7 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 17-13. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Hawks have an overall record of 27-21 and a home record of 15-8. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.9 points per game and surrendering 99.9, good for a point differential of 2. Atlanta has a division record of 6-2 and a conference record of 16-12. In their last 10 games they are 4-6.
Dirk Nowitzki comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Wesley Matthews averages 12.5 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Jeff Teague averages 14.5 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 5.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Paul Millsap averages 18 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Dallas averages 100.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 50.4 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 13.1 per game. The Mavericks allow 101.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Atlanta averages 101.9 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 47.7 rebounds per game and 25.4 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 21st with 15 per game. The Hawks allow 99.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Hawks force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Mavericks average 98.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 96.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2 per contest. The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 105.1 and a defensive rating of 105.5. In terms of pace they average 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Dallas turns the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Hawks score 103 ppg at home and they have averaged 98 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -2.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 5.5 points per game. The Hawks rating on offense is 105 and they have a defensive rating of 103. They get 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 13.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 28-21-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 20-27-2 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 22-24-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 24-24-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
01/30/16 PG Devin Harris Toe "?" Sunday vs. Phoenix
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
01/30/16 F Paul Millsap Ankle is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Miami
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas
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