Dallas Mavericks vs Cleveland Cavaliers Expert NBA Picks Against the Spread 11/3/2019
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
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Delon Wright and the Dallas Mavericks (3-2, 3rd in the Southwest Division) head to Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on Sunday where they'll take on the Cleveland Cavaliers (2-3, 3rd in the Central Division). Cleveland opens this contest as 4 point underdogs. The O/U opens at 215.5.
The Mavericks are covering 40.0% of the time, having gone 2-3-0 ATS. Cleveland is covering 60.0% of the time, going 3-2-0 against the spread.
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/2/2019 Luka Doncic SG Head Game Time Decision
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
10/31/2019 Matthew Dellavedova PG Personal Expected to be out until at least Nov 3
10/27/2019 John Henson PF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Nov 12
10/23/2019 Dylan Windler SG Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Nov 10
10/17/2019 Ante Zizic C Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 14
Delon Wright comes into this contest averaging 11.4 points per game while playing 25.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 89%. Luka Doncic averages 26.2 points per game in 36.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.4 assists per contest and 9.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Kevin Love averages 17.2 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 16.8 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Collin Sexton averages 18.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas averages 113.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 48.8 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 15.0 per game. The Mavericks allow 112.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 23rd and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.8 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Cleveland is 23rd in the league with 103.8 points per game this year. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -3.2. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in the NBA. They are 9th in the league in rebounding with 47.8 boards per game, and 24th in assists per contest with 21.4. The Cavaliers are 15th in turnovers per game with 16.4. The Cavaliers surrender 107.0 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 24.2 assists allowed per contest and 9th with 44.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cavaliers are 2nd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game.
The Mavericks are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110, and their defensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 20th in the league with 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 15th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. Dallas is 21st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 11th in the league.
Cleveland is 14th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 15th in the league. The Cavaliers are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 102.4, and their defensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 19th. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Mavericks/Cavaliers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland +4
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