Detroit Pistons at Dallas Mavericks NBA Point Spread Picks 1/25/2019
Friday, January 25, 2019
American Airlines Center
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The Detroit Pistons travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, January 25, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 4 point favorites.
The Pistons have a record of 21-26. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They have a point differential of -2.6 as they average 106.0 points per game while giving up 108.6 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 21-26 this season. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They average 109.4 points per game and surrender 109.5, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 22-24-1 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 19-27-0 against the over/under
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 28-19-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 21-25-0 against the over/under
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
01/23/19 C Andre Drummond Concussion is questionable Friday vs Dallas
01/23/19 PG Ish Smith Groin is questionable Friday vs Dallas
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
01/12/19 PG J.J. Barea Achilles is out for season
Blake Griffin averages 26.3 points per game in 36.2 minutes per contest. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Andre Drummond comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 14.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 52%.
Harrison Barnes averages 17.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Luka Doncic averages 19.9 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pistons allow 108.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 13th, and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league. Detroit averages 106.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 45.6 rebounds per game and 22.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 13th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks surrender 109.5 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 24.4 assists allowed per contest, and 6th with 43.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mavericks are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game. Dallas is 20th in the league with 109.4 points per game this year. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 46.0 boards per game and 24th in assists per contest with 22.5. The Mavericks are 5th in turnovers per game with 15.0.
The Pistons are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.5, and their defensive rating of 109.1 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 21st in the league with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 28th. As a team they are 29th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Detroit is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league.
Dallas is 5th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 18th in the NBA. The Mavericks are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 109.6, and their offensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 12th. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 99.4 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 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Pistons/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas -4
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