New York Knicks at Dallas Mavericks NBA Picks & Predictions 11/2/2018
Friday, November 2, 2018
American Airlines Center
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The New York Knicks head to American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, November 2, 2018. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 5.5 point favorites.
The Knicks have a record of 2-6. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -4.3 as they average 106.0 points per game while giving up 110.3 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 2-6 this season. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They average 111.4 points per game and surrender 116.6, good for a point differential of -5.3.
Valuable New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 5-2-0 against the spread this season
The New York Knicks are 3-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 4-3-0 against the spread this season
The Dallas Mavericks are 5-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key New York Knicks Injuries
11/01/18 G Courtney Lee Neck is questionable Friday vs Dallas
11/01/18 PG Emmanuel Mudiay Ankle is questionable Friday vs Dallas
10/22/18 SF Kevin Knox Ankle is out indefinitely
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/31/18 PG Devin Harris Hamstring is out indefinitely
10/12/18 F Dirk Nowitzki Foot is out indefinitely
Enes Kanter averages 14.3 points per contest in 26.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 11.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%. Tim Hardaway comes into this game averaging 26.0 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per night. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Luka Doncic averages 19.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes 4.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Wesley Matthews scores 18.6 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks allow 110.3 points per contest which is 10th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 23rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.6 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they allow 23.1 assists per game which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. New York averages 106.0 points per contest, which is 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% 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 43.0 boards per contest and 19.5 assists per game, which ranks them 24th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 24th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks give up 116.6 points per game, which ranks them 21st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 49% shooting percentage and a 48% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 28th and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 25.3 dimes allowed per game and 6th with 42.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Mavericks are 23rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.1 per contest. Dallas is 17th in the NBA with 111.4 points per contest this season. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -5.3. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 43.6 boards per contest and 14th in assists per game with 24.0. The Mavericks are 5th in turnovers per contest with 16.1.
The Knicks are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.1, and their defensive rating of 111.4 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 25th. As a team they are 26th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league. New York is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 4th in the league.
Dallas is 6th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 57%, which is 2nd in the NBA. The Mavericks are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 113.2, and their offensive rating of 108.1 is ranked 22nd. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 16th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas +5.5 and under 215 total points
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