Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 1-5. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.5 as they are averaging 95.5 points per game while giving up 101.0 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 4-3. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 110.3 points per game and surrendering 108.4, good for a point differential of 1.9.
Harrison Barnes comes into this contest averaging 20.8 points per game while playing 38.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 94%. Deron Williams averages 15 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 15.9 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Julius Randle averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Dallas averages 95.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 49.2 rebounds per game and 17.7 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 13.3 per game. The Mavericks allow 101 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.7 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 17.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Los Angeles averages 110.3 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 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 32% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 54.1 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 30th with 17.9 per game. The Lakers allow 108.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Lakers force 17.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 97.7 and a defensive rating of 103.4. In terms of pace they average 94.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Dallas turns the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Lakers rating on offense is 107.9 and they have a defensive rating of 106. They get 102.2 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 31% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 15.2 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 51%.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 2-4-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 1-5-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 6-1-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/07/16 PG Deron Williams Calf "?" Tuesday vs. LA Lakers
11/05/16 F Dirk Nowitzki Achilles out indefinitely
10/26/16 PG Devin Harris Toe expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/07/16 F Larry Nance Jr. Concussion expected to miss Tuesday vs. Dallas
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles -5
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