Sunday, November 27, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, November 27, 2016. The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 6-11. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.8 as they are averaging 104.0 points per game while giving up 106.8 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 2-13. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 91.5 points per game and surrendering 101.7, good for a point differential of -10.1.
Tim Frazier comes into this contest averaging 11.8 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Anthony Davis averages 31.3 points per game in 37.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 10.9 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Dirk Nowitzki averages 12.2 points per game while playing 26.2 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Harrison Barnes averages 20.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
New Orleans averages 104 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 13.5 per game. The Pelicans allow 106.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56.5 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Dallas averages 91.5 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 47.3 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 10th with 13.3 per game. The Mavericks allow 101.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Mavericks force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Pelicans have an offensive rating of 102.9 and a defensive rating of 105.6. In terms of pace they average 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. New Orleans turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Mavericks rating on offense is 97.2 and they have a defensive rating of 108. They get 92.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 47%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Dallas turns the ball over on 12.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 8-8-1 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 10-7-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 4-11-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 7-8-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/25/16 F Dante Cunningham Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/22/16 F Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Tyreke Evans Knee out indefinitely
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
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 -1.5
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