Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA Parlay 12/3/2019
Game: Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans
Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Location: Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Dallas -4
Smoothie King Center is the venue where Jrue Holiday and the New Orleans Pelicans (6-14, 5th in the Southwest Division) will take on the Dallas Mavericks (13-6, 1st in the Southwest Division) on Tuesday. The odds on this matchup have Dallas as 4 point favorites. The over/under is set at 231.
The Mavericks are covering the spread 57.9% of the time, having gone 11-8-0 ATS. New Orleans is covering 45.0% of the time, going 9-11-0 against the spread.
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
12/1/2019 Isaiah Roby SF Knee Game Time Decision
Key New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
12/1/2019 Kenrich Williams SG Ankle Game Time Decision
12/1/2019 Derrick Favors PF Personal Game Time Decision
11/22/2019 Zion Williamson SF Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 15
8/29/2019 Darius Miller SF Achilles Expected to be out until at least Apr 1
Luka Doncic averages 30.6 points per contest in 34.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 9.6 assists per game and 9.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Kristaps Porzingis comes into this game averaging 17.2 points per contest while playing 31.2 minutes per night. He grabs 9.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Brandon Ingram averages 25.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes 4.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Jrue Holiday scores 19.4 points per contest while playing 36.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 7.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks allow 109.8 points per contest which is 16th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th, and they allow 23.3 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Dallas averages 117.8 points per contest, which is 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 11th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 47.7 boards per contest and 24.5 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 30th with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pelicans give up 118.9 points per game, which ranks them 28th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 25.4 dimes allowed per game and 18th with 46.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Pelicans are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest. New Orleans is 7th in the NBA with 114.5 points per contest this season. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -4.4. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 4th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.9 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 25.1. The Pelicans are 7th in turnovers per contest with 16.1.
The Mavericks are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 117, and their defensive rating of 109 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 7th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Dallas is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 16th in the league.
New Orleans is 13th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 7th in the league. The Pelicans are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.3, and their defensive rating of 113.5 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 104.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 10th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take New Orleans +4 and over 231 total points
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