Monday, November 14, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Monday, November 14, 2016. The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 2-6. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.2 as they are averaging 97.1 points per game while giving up 102.4 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 3-6. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 101.9 points per game and surrendering 109.8, good for a point differential of -7.9.
Dirk Nowitzki comes into this contest averaging 12 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Harrison Barnes averages 22.6 points per game in 38.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Kristaps Porzingis averages 18.8 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Carmelo Anthony averages 22.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Dallas averages 97.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 48.4 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 12.2 per game. The Mavericks allow 102.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.1 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
New York averages 101.9 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 16th with 14.7 per game. The Knicks allow 109.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.1 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Knicks force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 101.2 and a defensive rating of 106.6. In terms of pace they average 93.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Dallas turns the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%.
The Knicks rating on offense is 104.5 and they have a defensive rating of 112.6. They get 97.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. New York turns the ball over on 13.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 3-5-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 3-6-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 4-5-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/13/16 F Dirk Nowitzki Achilles "?" Monday vs. New York
11/12/16 PG Deron Williams Calf expected to miss next 2 games
10/26/16 PG Devin Harris Toe expected to miss 3-4 weeks
New York Knicks Injuries
11/13/16 F Lance Thomas Ankle injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Dallas
Josh's Pick: Take New York +4
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