Dallas Mavericks at Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball Betting Tips 3/31/2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, March 31, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma City as 11.5 point favorites.
The Mavericks have a record of 29-46. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -1.6 as they average 108.5 points per game while giving up 110.1 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 44-32 this season. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They average 114.1 points per game and surrender 111.0, good for a point differential of 3.1.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 41-32-2 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 33-41-0 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 38-37-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 35-38-0 against the over/under
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
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 Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/04/18 G Andre Roberson Knee is out indefinitely
Dwight Powell averages 10.3 points per game in 21.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Luka Doncic comes into this contest averaging 21.1 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Paul George averages 28.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Russell Westbrook averages 23.0 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 11.0 rebounds per game and has 10.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks allow 110.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 17th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 11th, and they give up 24.5 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league. Dallas averages 108.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 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 44.8 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 19th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder surrender 111.0 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 25.0 assists allowed per contest, and 23rd with 46.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Thunder are 30th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per game. Oklahoma City is 10th in the league with 114.1 points per game this year. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They are 3rd in the league in rebounding with 47.8 boards per game and 25th in assists per contest with 23.0. The Thunder are 16th in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Mavericks are 21st in the league in defensive rating with 110.9, and their offensive rating of 109.3 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 15th 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 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 14th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City is 25th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 15th in the league. The Thunder are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.8, and their defensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 102.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 23rd. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Mavericks/Thunder NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas +11.5
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