Brooklyn Nets at Dallas Mavericks NBA Picks & Predictions 11/29/2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Brooklyn as 2 point favorites.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 7-13. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.5 as they are averaging 110.2 points per game while giving up 113.7 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall mark of 5-16. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 99.2 points per contest and giving up 104.5, which is a point differential of -5.3.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 13-7-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 10-9-1 against the over/under
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 8-13-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 9-12-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/27/17 G Allen Crabbe Back is "?" Wednesday vs Dallas
11/27/17 SF DeMarre Carroll Respiratory is "?" Wednesday vs Dallas
11/27/17 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs Dallas
11/13/17 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee is out indefinitely
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/14/17 F Dorian Finney-Smith Knee is out indefinitely
10/07/17 G Seth Curry Stress Fracture is out indefinitely
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. DeMarre Carroll averages 13.8 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Harrison Barnes averages 18.9 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Dennis Smith averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 110.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 44.9 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 15.5 per game. The Nets allow 113.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.2 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 27th in the league with 99.2 points per game this year. They are 29th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -5.29. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They are 24th in the league in rebounding with 41.6 boards per game, and 21st in assists per contest with 21. The Mavericks are 28th in turnovers per game with 14.3. The Mavericks surrender 104.5 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 22.5 assists allowed per contest and 25th with 46.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mavericks are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game this season.
The Nets are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.8, and their defensive rating of 110.2 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 19th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. Brooklyn is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 11th in the league.
Dallas is 24th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 7th in the league. The Mavericks are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 102.5, and their defensive rating of 107.9 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 25th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn -2
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