Golden State Warriors at Dallas Mavericks NBA Picks & Predictions 10/23/2017
Monday, October 23, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Golden State Warriors travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, October 23, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 7 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 1-2. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.0 as they are averaging 116.7 points per game while giving up 117.7 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall mark of 0-3. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 96.7 points per contest and giving up 105.7, which is a point differential of -9.0.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 0-3-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 0-3-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/22/17 PG Stephen Curry Possible Suspension is "?" Monday vs. Dallas
10/21/17 SF Omri Casspi Ankle is "?" Monday vs. Dallas
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/21/17 PG Dennis Smith Jr. Knee is "?" Monday vs. Golden State
10/07/17 G Seth Curry Stress Fracture out indefinitely
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 29 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Kevin Durant averages 23.7 points per game in 38.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 8.7 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Dirk Nowitzki averages 7.3 points per game while playing 24 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 29%. Harrison Barnes averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 116.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 45.3 rebounds per game and 28.3 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 17.3 per game. The Warriors allow 117.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 26th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 25.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 25th in the league with 96.7 points per game this year. They are 28th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -9. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 9th in the NBA. They are 28th in the league in rebounding with 39.3 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 21.7. The Mavericks are 22nd in turnovers per game with 14. The Mavericks surrender 105.7 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 19 assists allowed per contest and 29th with 53.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mavericks are 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game this season.
The Warriors are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 115.2, and their offensive rating of 114.2 is ranked 3rd. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 102.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA. Golden State is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 4th in the NBA.
Dallas is 19th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 9th in the league. The Mavericks are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 101.7, and their defensive rating of 111.2 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 95 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 18th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State -7
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