Tuesday, January 3, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Washington Wizards travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 16-16. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.5 as they are averaging 105.7 points per game while giving up 106.1 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 10-24. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 95.1 points per game and surrendering 100.6, good for a point differential of -5.5.
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John Wall comes into this contest averaging 23.6 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 10 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Bradley Beal averages 21.8 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Harrison Barnes averages 20.4 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. J.J. Barea averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 96%.
Washington averages 105.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 14.6 per game. The Wizards allow 106.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Dallas averages 95.1 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 44.7 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 4th with 12.3 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Mavericks force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The Wizards have an offensive rating of 108.3 and a defensive rating of 108.8. In terms of pace they average 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Mavericks rating on offense is 103.6 and they have a defensive rating of 109.6. They get 91.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% 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 15.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 17-15-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 21-11-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 16-18-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 15-19-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/09/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
01/01/17 G Bradley Beal Ankle "?" Monday vs. Houston
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
12/26/16 PG Jose Juan Barea Achilles expected to miss 1-2 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas
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