Dallas Mavericks at Memphis Grizzlies NBA Game Picks 4/7/2019
Sunday, April 7, 2019
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The Dallas Mavericks head to FedExForum to take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 2 point favorites.
The Mavericks have a record of 31-48. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -1.4 as they average 108.7 points per game while giving up 110.0 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall mark of 32-47. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They total 103.0 points per contest and give up 105.8, which is a point differential of -2.8.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 43-34-2 against the spread this season
The Dallas Mavericks are 35-43-0 against the over/under this year
Important Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 37-41-1 against the spread this season
The Memphis Grizzlies are 34-44-0 against the over/under this year
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
04/05/19 PG Luka Doncic Thigh is questionable Sunday vs Memphis
03/21/19 G Tim Hardaway Jr. Tibia is out for season
01/12/19 PG J.J. Barea Achilles is out for season
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
04/05/19 PG Mike Conley Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
04/05/19 C Joakim Noah Knee is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
04/01/19 C Jonas Valanciunas Ankle is out for season
03/21/19 G Avery Bradley Shin is out indefinitely
03/19/19 SF CJ Miles Foot is out indefinitely
02/23/19 F Jaren Jackson Jr. Quad is out for season
02/23/19 SF Kyle Anderson Shoulder is out for season
01/09/19 G Dillon Brooks Leg is out for season
Dwight Powell comes into this game averaging 10.6 points per contest while playing 21.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Trey Burke averages 10.8 points per contest in 19.5 minutes per game. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 1.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Delon Wright scores 8.4 points per contest while playing 22.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Justin Holiday averages 10.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.9 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas averages 108.7 points per contest, which is 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 26th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 45.1 boards per contest and 23.2 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 11th with 14.3 per game. The Mavericks allow 110.0 points per contest, which is 12th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 5th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.7 rebounds a game which ranks 11th, and they allow 24.5 assists per game which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 30th in the NBA with 103.0 points per contest this season. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -2.77. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 29th in the NBA in rebounding with 41.5 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 23.9. The Grizzlies are 17th in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Grizzlies give up 105.8 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 8th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 23.3 dimes allowed per game and 12th with 44.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Grizzlies are 25th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year.
The Mavericks are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 110.7, and their offensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 18th. They are 21st in the NBA in pace with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 19th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA. Dallas is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 14th in the NBA.
Memphis is 9th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league. The Grizzlies are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.7, and their defensive rating of 108.5 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 28th. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Mavericks/Grizzlies NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas +2
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