Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 6 point favorites.
The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 32-48. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.8 as they are averaging 98.0 points per game while giving up 100.8 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 43-38. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 100.6 points per game and surrendering 100.0, good for a point differential of 0.6.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 42-37-1 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 33-47-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 41-40-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 38-42-1 against the over/under
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
04/09/17 G Seth Curry Shoulder out for season
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
03/31/17 F Chandler Parsons Knee out for season
Dirk Nowitzki comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Harrison Barnes averages 19.2 points per game in 35.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Marc Gasol averages 19.6 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Mike Conley averages 20.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 6.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas averages 98 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.86 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 11.8 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.4 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 100.6 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.58 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the NBA. They average 42.7 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 25th with 12.9 per game. The Grizzlies allow 100 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Grizzlies force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 105.7 and a defensive rating of 108.8. In terms of pace they average 92.2 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 36% of their shots. Dallas turns the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 107.7 and they have a defensive rating of 107.1. They get 92.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 12.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Mavericks/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis -6
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