Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Lakers NBA Parlay 2/23/2018
Friday, February 23, 2018
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The Dallas Mavericks head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, February 23, 2018. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 4 point favorites.
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The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 18-40. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.3 as they are averaging 102.1 points per game while giving up 104.4 per contest. The Lakers have an overall mark of 23-34. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.3 points per contest and giving up 110.2, which is a point differential of -2.9.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 29-28-1 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 25-33-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 30-27-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 30-27-0 against the over/under
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
02/06/18 G Seth Curry Tibia is out for season
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
02/17/18 F Channing Frye Appendix is out indefinitely
01/25/18 PG Lonzo Ball MCL is out indefinitely
Harrison Barnes averages 18.3 points per contest in 34.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 6.6 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 14.8 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Tyreke Evans averages 19.5 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 31 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.1 rebounds per game and 5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Kyle Kuzma has scored 15.7 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game this season for the Lakers. He hauls in 5.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks allow 104.4 points per contest which is 10th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 20th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.9 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 22.9 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Dallas averages 102.1 points per contest this year, which is 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.38 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 40.6 boards per contest and 22.5 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 30th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers give up 110.2 points per game, which ranks them 28th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 12th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 23.2 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 45.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Lakers are 21st in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest this year. Los Angeles is 11th in the NBA with 107.3 points per contest this season. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -2.95. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 29th in the league. They are 2nd in the NBA in rebounding with 46.2 boards per contest and 9th in assists per game with 23.5. The Lakers are 2nd in turnovers per contest with 16.
The Mavericks are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.8, and their defensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 95.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. Dallas is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 6th in the league.
Los Angeles is 6th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 20th in the NBA. The Lakers are 27th in the league in defensive rating with 108.1, and their offensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 17th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 22nd. As a unit they are 26th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles -4 and under 216 total points
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