Cleveland Cavaliers vs Dallas Mavericks NBA Point Spread Picks 11/22/2019
Game: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Fox Sports Southwest - Dallas
Odds/Point Spread: Dallas -10.5
American Airlines Center is the venue where Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks (9-5, 2nd in the Southwest Division) will take on the Cleveland Cavaliers (4-10, 4th in the Central Division) on Friday. Dallas opens this matchup as 10.5 point favorites. The over/under is set at 220.
The Cavaliers cover 46.2% of the time, having gone 6-7-1 ATS. Dallas is covering the spread 50.0% of the time, going 7-7-0 against the spread.
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/20/2019 Dylan Windler SG Lower Leg Game Time Decision
11/20/2019 John Henson PF Hamstring Game Time Decision
11/20/2019 Tristan Thompson C Rest Game Time Decision
11/20/2019 Brandon Knight PG Ankle Game Time Decision
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/20/2019 Seth Curry SG Illness Game Time Decision
Kevin Love averages 18.7 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 12.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%. Collin Sexton comes into this contest averaging 18.0 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Kristaps Porzingis averages 18.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.0 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Luka Doncic averages 29.9 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 10.6 rebounds per game and has 9.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers allow 109.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.6 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they give up 25.3 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league. Cleveland averages 104.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 44.1 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 22nd and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks surrender 109.6 points per contest, which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 22.7 assists allowed per contest, and 14th with 45.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mavericks are 3rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game. Dallas is 4th in the league with 116.1 points per game this year. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 47.7 boards per game and 11th in assists per contest with 24.7. The Mavericks are 26th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Cavaliers are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.5, and their defensive rating of 110.3 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 99.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 26th. As a team they are 25th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league. Cleveland is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 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 8th in the league.
Dallas is 25th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league. The Mavericks are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 115.4, and their defensive rating of 109 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 6th. As a team they are 6th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Cavaliers/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas -10.5
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