Monday, November 21, 2016
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, November 21, 2016. The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 2-10. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.4 as they are averaging 90.7 points per game while giving up 98.1 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 10-3. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 103.0 points per game and surrendering 97.6, good for a point differential of 5.4.
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Harrison Barnes comes into this contest averaging 21.3 points per game while playing 37.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. J.J. Barea averages 16.3 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.4 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 96%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 24.8 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 95%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 18.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Dallas averages 90.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.4 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 47.3 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 12.7 per game. The Mavericks allow 98.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.5 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
San Antonio averages 103 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 4th with 11.9 per game. The Spurs allow 97.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.2 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Spurs force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 96.5 and a defensive rating of 104.4. In terms of pace they average 92.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Dallas turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 110.3 and they have a defensive rating of 104.5. They get 93.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 11.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 3-9-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 4-8-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 8-5-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/20/16 PG Deron Williams Calf "?" Monday vs. San Antonio
11/20/16 F Dirk Nowitzki Achilles doubtful Monday vs. San Antonio
11/20/16 G Seth Curry Shoulder injured last game, probable Monday vs. San Antonio
11/16/16 PG Jose Juan Barea Calf out indefinitely
10/26/16 PG Devin Harris Toe expected to miss 3-4 weeks
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/20/16 C Dewayne Dedmon Knee "?" Monday vs. Dallas
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio -5.5
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