Wednesday, January 25, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The New York Knicks travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 3 point favorites.
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The Knicks come into this game with an overall record of 20-26. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.6 as they are averaging 105.6 points per game while giving up 108.2 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 15-29. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 96.6 points per game and surrendering 100.0, good for a point differential of -3.5.
Derrick Rose comes into this contest averaging 18.1 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Carmelo Anthony averages 22.6 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
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Harrison Barnes averages 20.1 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. J.J. Barea averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 94%.
New York averages 105.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 54.1 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 14.3 per game. The Knicks allow 108.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Dallas averages 96.6 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 44.6 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 3rd with 12.2 per game. The Mavericks allow 100 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 28th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Mavericks force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
The Knicks have an offensive rating of 108.4 and a defensive rating of 111. In terms of pace they average 96.8 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 28% of their shots. New York turns the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Mavericks rating on offense is 105 and they have a defensive rating of 108.8. They get 91.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shot attempts. Dallas turns the ball over on 12 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 26-20-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 23-23-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 22-22-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 18-26-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Injuries
01/17/17 F Lance Thomas Facial out indefinitely
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
01/24/17 G Wesley Matthews Hip injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs. New York
01/21/17 PG Jose Juan Barea Calf out indefinitely
01/14/17 C Andrew Bogut Hamstring out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas -3
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