Saturday, January 7, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday, January 7, 2017. The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 20-16. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.9 as they are averaging 102.4 points per game while giving up 103.3 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 11-25. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 95.6 points per game and surrendering 100.8, good for a point differential of -5.2.
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Dennis Schroder comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Paul Millsap averages 17.8 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 8.2 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
J.J. Barea averages 14.5 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 96%. Harrison Barnes averages 20.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Atlanta averages 102.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 24.1 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 15.9 per game. The Hawks allow 103.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Dallas averages 95.6 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 44.7 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 4th with 12.3 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Mavericks force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 104.4 and a defensive rating of 105.3. In terms of pace they average 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Mavericks rating on offense is 104 and they have a defensive rating of 109.6. They get 91.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shot attempts. Dallas turns the ball over on 12 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 18-18-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 14-21-1 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 17-19-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 16-20-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
01/06/17 F Mike Dunleavy Acquired "?" Saturday vs. Dallas
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
12/26/16 PG Jose Juan Barea Achilles expected to miss 1-2 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas
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