Sunday, January 29, 2017
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 8 point favorites.
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The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 16-30. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.4 as they are averaging 96.7 points per game while giving up 100.1 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 36-10. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 107.6 points per game and surrendering 99.2, good for a point differential of 8.4.
Harrison Barnes comes into this contest averaging 20.4 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Wesley Matthews averages 15 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 25.4 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.2 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Dallas averages 96.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 44.4 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 12.1 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
San Antonio averages 107.6 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 50 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 7th with 12.9 per game. The Spurs allow 99.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 105.1 and a defensive rating of 108.8. In terms of pace they average 91.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Dallas turns the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 113.6 and they have a defensive rating of 104.8. They get 94.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 54%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 12.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 23-23-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 19-27-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 28-18-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 28-17-1 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
01/26/17 PG Deron Williams Toe "?"
01/26/17 F Dirk Nowitzki Rest "?"
01/26/17 G Wesley Matthews Hip "?"
01/26/17 G Pierre Jackson Hamstring injured last game, "?"
01/21/17 PG Jose Juan Barea Calf out indefinitely
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
01/27/17 G Jonathon Simmons Wrist missed last game, "?"
01/19/17 C Pau Gasol Hand out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio -8
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