Dallas Mavericks at Houston Rockets NBA Picks & Predictions 11/28/2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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The Dallas Mavericks head to Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has Houston as 6.5 point favorites.
The Mavericks have a record of 9-9. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of 1.6 as they average 110.1 points per game while giving up 108.6 per contest. The Rockets have an overall mark of 9-10. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They total 108.2 points per contest and give up 109.3, which is a point differential of -1.1.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 12-6-0 against the spread this season
The Dallas Mavericks are 10-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 7-11-0 against the spread this season
The Houston Rockets are 10-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/24/18 PG Dennis Smith Jr. Wrist is questionable Wednesday vs Houston
11/24/18 C Dwight Powell Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Houston
10/12/18 F Dirk Nowitzki Foot is out indefinitely
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
11/26/18 PG Chris Paul Leg is questionable Wednesday vs Dallas
11/26/18 G Gerald Green Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Dallas
11/15/18 SF Carmelo Anthony Possible Trade is out indefinitely
10/20/18 PG Brandon Knight Knee is out indefinitely
Luka Doncic averages 19.1 points per contest in 33.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.3 assists per game and 6.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Wesley Matthews comes into this game averaging 16.1 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Chris Paul averages 17.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes 7.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 79%. James Harden scores 31.5 points per contest while playing 37.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.3 rebounds per contest and has 8.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks allow 108.6 points per contest which is 7th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 26th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.8 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they allow 23.9 assists per game which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Dallas averages 110.1 points per contest, which is 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 11th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 44.6 boards per contest and 22.7 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 3rd with 16.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets give up 109.3 points per game, which ranks them 10th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 26th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 21.3 dimes allowed per game and 8th with 43.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Rockets are 14th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest. Houston is 21st in the NBA with 108.2 points per contest this season. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -1.1. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the league. They are 28th in the NBA in rebounding with 40.8 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 20.4. The Rockets are 19th in turnovers per contest with 13.9.
The Mavericks are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 108.2, and their offensive rating of 109.7 is ranked 8th. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 7th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA. Dallas is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 12th in the NBA.
Houston is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th in the NBA. The Rockets are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 113.1, and their offensive rating of 112 is ranked 25th. They are 29th in the NBA in pace with 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas +6.5 and over 222 total points
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