Dallas Mavericks at Washington Wizards NBA Picks 3/6/2019
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Capital One Arena
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Capital One Arena to play the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 6.5 point favorites.
The Mavericks head into this matchup with a mark of 27-36. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -1.5 as they average 107.9 points per contest while giving up 109.5 per game. The Wizards have an overall record of 26-37 this season. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They average 114.0 points per game and surrender 116.9, good for a point differential of -2.9.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 36-27-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 27-35-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 26-35-2 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 40-23-0 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 Washington Wizards Injuries
12/28/18 PG John Wall Heel is out for season
11/28/18 C Dwight Howard Gluteus is out indefinitely
Tim Hardaway averages 18.4 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Luka Doncic comes into this contest averaging 20.9 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Trevor Ariza averages 12.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Bradley Beal averages 25.7 points per game while playing 37.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks allow 109.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 15th and 9th 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 7th in the league. Dallas averages 107.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 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 45.2 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 17th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards surrender 116.9 points per contest, which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 26.0 assists allowed per contest, and 28th with 47.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wizards are 29th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.6 per game. Washington is 8th in the league with 114.0 points per game this year. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -2.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They are 28th in the league in rebounding with 41.3 boards per game and 5th in assists per contest with 26.6. The Wizards are 13th in turnovers per game with 14.3.
The Mavericks are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.3, and their defensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 22nd. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league. Dallas is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 14th in the league.
Washington is 16th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 2nd in the NBA. The Wizards are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 113.3, and their offensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 26th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 8th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Mavericks/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington -6.5
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