Dallas Mavericks at Brooklyn Nets NBA Parlay 3/17/2018
Saturday, March 17, 2018
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The Dallas Mavericks head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday, March 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Brooklyn as 1.5 point favorites.
The Mavericks head into this matchup with a mark of 22-46. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.2 as they are averaging 102.4 points per contest while giving up 104.6 per game. The Nets have an overall mark of 21-47. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 105.8 points per contest and giving up 110.2, which is a point differential of -4.4.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 35-32-1 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 30-38-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 38-29-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 28-39-1 against the over/under
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
03/11/18 G Wesley Matthews Leg is out indefinitely
02/06/18 G Seth Curry Tibia is out for season
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
03/15/18 G Allen Crabbe Illness is "?" Friday vs Philadelphia
Harrison Barnes averages 18.6 points per contest in 34.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Dennis Smith comes into this game averaging 14.9 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 70%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 16.1 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 25.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.8 rebounds per game and 4.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 76%. DeMarre Carroll has scored 13.5 points per contest while playing 29.8 minutes per game this season for the Nets. He hauls in 6.6 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks allow 104.6 points per contest which is 11th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 16th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.4 rebounds a game which ranks 26th, and they allow 23 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Dallas averages 102.4 points per contest this year, which is 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.24 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 26th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 41.1 boards per contest and 22.6 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 29th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets give up 110.2 points per game, which ranks them 27th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 21.5 dimes allowed per game and 30th with 46.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets are 1st in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year. Brooklyn is 15th in the NBA with 105.8 points per contest this season. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -4.4. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 26th in the league. They are 6th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.8 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 23.1. The Nets are 6th in turnovers per contest with 15.3.
The Mavericks are 21st in the league in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 15th. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 19th. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA. Dallas is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 9th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 19th in the league. The Nets are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.2, and their defensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 25th. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas +1.5 and over 213.5 total points
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