Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/1/2017
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 9 point favorites.
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The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 1-7. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.7 as they are averaging 98.3 points per game while giving up 107.0 per contest. The Clippers have an overall mark of 4-2. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.3 points per contest and giving up 100.5, which is a point differential of 6.8.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 2-6-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 1-5-0 against the over/under
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/30/17 F Dorian Finney-Smith Knee is "?" Wednesday vs. LA Clippers
10/07/17 G Seth Curry Stress Fracture is out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/31/17 PG Austin Rivers Finger is "?" Wednesday vs. Dallas
10/22/17 PG Milos Teodosic Ankle is out indefinitely
Harrison Barnes comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Dennis Smith averages 11.3 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.7 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 45%.
DeAndre Jordan averages 9.2 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 16.3 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 58%. Blake Griffin averages 23.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.5 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas averages 98.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.75 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 15.1 per game. The Mavericks allow 107 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 29th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.1 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 21.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 10th in the league with 107.3 points per game this year. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 6.83. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They are 3rd in the league in rebounding with 47.8 boards per game, and 25th in assists per contest with 20.2. The Clippers are 27th in turnovers per game with 14.3. The Clippers surrender 100.5 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 22 assists allowed per contest and 19th with 44.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Clippers are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game this season.
The Mavericks are 22nd in the league in defensive rating with 112.1, and their offensive rating of 103 is ranked 5th. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 20th. As a unit they are 23rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA. Dallas is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 2nd in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 27th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 23rd in the NBA. The Clippers are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 102.9, and their offensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 21st. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 17th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Mavericks/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas +9
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