Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 0-3. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -6 as they are averaging 103.7 points per game while giving up 109.7 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 1-2. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 91.7 points per game and surrendering 96.7, good for a point differential of -5.
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Dirk Nowitzki comes into this contest averaging 22 points per game while playing 38 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Harrison Barnes averages 20 points per game in 37.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.3 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
George Hill averages 20 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Rudy Gobert averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 12 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Dallas averages 103.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 51 rebounds per game and 18.7 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 12.7 per game. The Mavericks allow 109.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 44% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Utah averages 91.7 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 47.3 rebounds per game and 17 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 18th with 15.3 per game. The Jazz allow 96.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 18.3 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Jazz force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 103.2 and a defensive rating of 109.2. In terms of pace they average 97 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Dallas turns the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%.
The Jazz rating on offense is 100.2 and they have a defensive rating of 105.7. They get 91.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Utah turns the ball over on 15 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 0-3-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/01/16 F Dirk Nowitzki Illness probable Wednesday vs. Utah
10/31/16 PG Deron Williams Knee probable Wednesday vs. Utah
10/26/16 PG Devin Harris Toe expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Utah Jazz Injuries
10/24/16 PG Alec Burks Knee out indefinitely
10/07/16 G Gordon Hayward Finger out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Utah
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