Wednesday, November 23, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 13-2. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.3 as they are averaging 110.0 points per game while giving up 96.7 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 2-11. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 90.7 points per game and surrendering 97.9, good for a point differential of -7.2.
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Chris Paul comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Blake Griffin averages 21.9 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.4 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Harrison Barnes averages 21.2 points per game while playing 38.1 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. J.J. Barea averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 96%.
Los Angeles averages 110 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 12.2 per game. The Clippers allow 96.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.6 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 19.3 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Dallas averages 90.7 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 47.5 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 9th with 13 per game. The Mavericks allow 97.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Mavericks force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 113.9 and a defensive rating of 100.1. In terms of pace they average 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 11.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%.
The Mavericks rating on offense is 96.9 and they have a defensive rating of 104.7. They get 92.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 46%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Dallas turns the ball over on 12.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 16.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 9-6-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 9-6-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 4-9-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 5-8-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/25/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/22/16 C Andrew Bogut Calf "?" Wednesday vs. LA Clippers
11/22/16 PG Deron Williams Calf "?" Wednesday vs. LA Clippers
11/22/16 F Dirk Nowitzki Achilles "?" Wednesday vs. LA Clippers
11/16/16 PG Jose Juan Barea Calf out indefinitely
10/26/16 PG Devin Harris Toe expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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