Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 214.
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The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 22-16 and a road record of 11-10. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.8 as they are averaging 101.5 points per game while giving up 100.7 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 26-12 and a home record of 17-5. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 108.9 points per game and surrendering 101.2, good for a point differential of 7.7.
Dirk Nowitzki comes into this contest averaging 17.7 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 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Wesley Matthews averages 13 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 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%.
Russell Westbrook averages 25.5 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 9.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kevin Durant averages 26.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Dallas averages 101.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 50.7 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 13.3 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 108.9 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 55.4 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 26th with 15.6 per game. The Thunder allow 101.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.2 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Thunder force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 22-16-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 15-22-1 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 15-23-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 16-22-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
01/11/16 PG Deron Williams Elbow probable Tuesday vs. Cleveland
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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