Sunday, January 17, 2016
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 197.5.
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The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 23-18 and a road record of 12-11. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 100.9 points per game while giving up 100.6 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 35-6 and a home record of 23-0. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 103.7 points per game and surrendering 89.8, good for a point differential of 13.9.
Dirk Nowitzki comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 6.8 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 90%. Wesley Matthews averages 12.8 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 15.9 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 9 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Kawhi Leonard averages 20.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Dallas averages 100.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 19th. 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 25th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 13.4 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
San Antonio averages 103.7 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 25.3 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 7th with 13.9 per game. The Spurs allow 89.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 45.8 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 24-17-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 16-24-1 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 27-13-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 18-23-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
01/16/16 PG Devin Harris Foot "?" Sunday vs. San Antonio
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas
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