Wednesday, April 13, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.
The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 65-15 and a road record of 26-14. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 10.8 as they are averaging 103.7 points per game while giving up 92.9 per contest. San Antonio is 13-2 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 41-9. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Mavericks have an overall record of 42-39 and a home record of 23-17. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 102.4 points per game and surrendering 102.7, good for a point differential of -0.2. Dallas has a division record of 7-8 and a conference record of 27-24. In their last 10 games they are 7-3.
Kawhi Leonard comes into this contest averaging 21.1 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 18.1 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 8.6 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Dirk Nowitzki averages 18.3 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Wesley Matthews averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
San Antonio averages 103.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 13.1 per game. The Spurs allow 92.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.3 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Dallas averages 102.4 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 2nd with 12.8 per game. The Mavericks allow 102.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.9 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Mavericks force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
The Spurs average 102.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 95 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 7.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7 per contest. The Spurs have an offensive rating of 110.4 and a defensive rating of 98.9. In terms of pace they average 93.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 22% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Mavericks score 104.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 98.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 4 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 2.5 points per game. The Mavericks rating on offense is 106.8 and they have a defensive rating of 107. They get 94.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shot attempts. Dallas turns the ball over on 12 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 42-37-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 35-44-1 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 44-36-1 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 38-41-2 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
04/12/16 C Boris Diaw Groin is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs. Oklahoma City
04/12/16 G Manu Ginobili Rest expected to miss Tuesday vs. Oklahoma City
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
03/22/16 F Chandler Parsons Knee out for season
03/17/16 F Jeremy Evans Shoulder out for season
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio
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