Dallas Mavericks at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Picks & Predictions 11/19/2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
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The Dallas Mavericks head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, November 19, 2018. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 4.5 point favorites.
The Mavericks have a record of 7-8. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of 1.5 as they average 110.8 points per game while giving up 109.3 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall mark of 9-5. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They total 103.6 points per contest and give up 101.8, which is a point differential of 1.8.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 10-5-0 against the spread this season
The Dallas Mavericks are 8-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-5-0 against the spread this season
The Memphis Grizzlies are 6-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/17/18 G Wesley Matthews Hamstring is questionable Monday vs Memphis
10/12/18 F Dirk Nowitzki Foot is out indefinitely
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/17/18 F JaMychal Green Jaw is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Minnesota
11/16/18 G Dillon Brooks Knee is questionable Sunday vs Minnesota
10/27/18 SF Chandler Parsons Knee is out indefinitely
Wesley Matthews comes into this game averaging 16.2 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Luka Doncic averages 19.5 points per contest in 33.7 minutes per game. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 6.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Mike Conley scores 19.1 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 5.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Marc Gasol averages 16.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.0 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas averages 110.8 points per contest, which is 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 10th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 44.8 boards per contest and 22.9 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 3rd with 16.8 per game. The Mavericks allow 109.3 points per contest, which is 12th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 25th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.5 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they allow 23.9 assists per game which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 27th in the NBA with 103.6 points per contest this season. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.79. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 9th in the league. They are 30th in the NBA in rebounding with 38.1 boards per contest and 19th in assists per game with 22.6. The Grizzlies are 28th in turnovers per contest with 12.7. The Grizzlies give up 101.8 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 17th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 23.6 dimes allowed per game and 12th with 44.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Grizzlies are 30th in the league in forcing turnovers with 17.8 per contest this year.
The Mavericks are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 108.1 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 5th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league. Dallas is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 14th in the league.
Memphis is 25th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA. The Grizzlies are 21st in the league in defensive rating with 105.9, and their offensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 5th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 18th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Mavericks/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas +4.5
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