Wednesday, November 30, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 14-3. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 104.4 points per game while giving up 98.6 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 3-13. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 91.5 points per game and surrendering 100.4, good for a point differential of -8.9.
Lamarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Kawhi Leonard averages 24.8 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%.
J.J. Barea averages 16.3 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 96%. Harrison Barnes averages 20.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
San Antonio averages 104.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 49.1 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 12.4 per game. The Spurs allow 98.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.6 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Dallas averages 91.5 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.9 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 32% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 47.4 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 13.2 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.3 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Mavericks force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 111.8 and a defensive rating of 105.6. In terms of pace they average 93.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Mavericks rating on offense is 97.8 and they have a defensive rating of 107.2. They get 92.4 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 15.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 10-7-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 11-6-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 5-11-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 7-9-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/28/16 C Dewayne Dedmon Knee doubtful Tuesday vs. Orlando
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/27/16 F Dirk Nowitzki Achilles "?"
11/16/16 PG Jose Juan Barea Calf out indefinitely
10/26/16 PG Devin Harris Toe expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas +5
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