Dallas Mavericks at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 3/4/2019
Monday, March 4, 2019
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, March 4, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Brooklyn as 6 point favorites.
The Mavericks head into this matchup with a mark of 27-35. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -0.9 as they average 108.3 points per contest while giving up 109.2 per game. The Nets have an overall record of 32-33 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 111.7 points per game and surrender 112.8, good for a point differential of -1.1.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 36-26-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 27-34-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 35-30-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 34-30-0 against the over/under
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
01/12/19 PG J.J. Barea Achilles is out for season
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Luka Doncic comes into this contest averaging 21.0 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 72%. Tim Hardaway averages 18.6 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 20.5 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 6.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Joe Harris averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas averages 108.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 45.3 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 15.1 per game. The Mavericks allow 109.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 14th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.4 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 24.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 18th in the league with 111.7 points per game this year. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 45.7 boards per game, and 18th in assists per contest with 24.0. The Nets are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.2. The Nets surrender 112.8 points per contest, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 23.6 assists allowed per contest and 21st with 45.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 9th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game.
The Mavericks are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 109.7, and their offensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 14th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 20th. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA. Dallas is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 8th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA. The Nets are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 110.6, and their offensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 17th. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 18th. As a unit they are 16th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Mavericks/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn -6
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