Friday, March 25, 2016
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Friday, March 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 15 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 226.5.
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The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 35-36 and a road record of 15-19. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.5 as they are averaging 102.9 points per game while giving up 103.4 per contest. Dallas is 5-8 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 22-21. They are 2-8 in their last 10 games. The Warriors have an overall record of 64-7 and a home record of 33-0. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 115.3 points per game and surrendering 104.1, good for a point differential of 11.2. Golden State has a division record of 15-1 and a conference record of 39-5. In their last 10 games they are 9-1.
Dirk Nowitzki comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 31.4 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 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Wesley Matthews averages 12.1 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 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 86%.
Stephen Curry averages 30.1 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Draymond Green averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.6 rebounds per contest and 7.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Dallas averages 102.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 12.9 per game. The Mavericks allow 103.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.4 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Golden State averages 115.3 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 29.1 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 23rd with 15.1 per game. The Warriors allow 104.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Warriors force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Mavericks average 100.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 115.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4 per contest. The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 106.6 and a defensive rating of 107.1. In terms of pace they average 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Dallas turns the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Warriors score 115.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 100.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.6 points per game. The Warriors rating on offense is 114.7 and they have a defensive rating of 103.6. They get 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 56%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 37-33-1 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 34-35-2 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 38-30-3 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 40-30-1 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
03/22/16 F Chandler Parsons Knee out for season
03/17/16 F Jeremy Evans Shoulder out for season
Golden State Warriors Injuries
03/12/16 G Andre Iguodala Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
02/06/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State
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