Friday, December 30, 2016
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Friday, December 30, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 17 point favorites and the total is set at 213. The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 9-23. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.9 as they are averaging 94.8 points per game while giving up 100.7 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 28-5. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 117.3 points per game and surrendering 104.5, good for a point differential of 12.8.
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Harrison Barnes comes into this contest averaging 20.4 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. J.J. Barea averages 14.5 points per game in 29.1 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 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 96%.
Stephen Curry averages 24.2 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 94%. Kevin Durant averages 26.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Dallas averages 94.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 44.5 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 12.2 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Golden State averages 117.3 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 31.2 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 22nd with 15.2 per game. The Warriors allow 104.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.7 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Warriors force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 103.3 and a defensive rating of 109.7. In terms of pace they average 91.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Dallas turns the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 116.1 and they have a defensive rating of 103.4. They get 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 57%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 14-18-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 15-17-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 16-16-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 15-18-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
12/28/16 C A.J. Hammons Illness "?" Thursday vs. LA Lakers
12/26/16 PG Jose Juan Barea Achilles expected to miss 1-2 weeks
Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State -17
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