Monday, March 27, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Oklahoma City Thunder head to American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, March 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 1 point favorites.
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The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 41-30. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.0 as they are averaging 106.9 points per game while giving up 105.9 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 31-41. They currently are 4th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 97.8 points per game and surrendering 100.2, good for a point differential of -2.4.
Valuable Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 40-30-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 30-35-6 against the over/under
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 39-33-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 28-44-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Steven Adams comes into this game averaging 11.7 points per contest while playing 30.2 minutes per night so far this year for the Thunder. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is currently at 61%. Russell Westbrook averages 31.2 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 10.4 assists per contest and 10.5 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
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Harrison Barnes averages 19.7 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 5.2 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 86%. Dirk Nowitzki averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma City averages 106.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.01 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 46.3 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 15 per game. The Thunder allow 105.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.6 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas averages 97.8 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.39 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 28th with 11.8 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Mavericks force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
The Thunder have an offensive rating of 108.6 and a defensive rating of 107.6. In terms of pace they average 97.9 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 29% of their shots. Oklahoma City turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Mavericks rating on offense is 105.6 and they have a defensive rating of 108.2. They get 92.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Dallas turns the ball over on 11.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Who will win tonight's Thunder/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -1
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