Los Angeles Lakers vs Dallas Mavericks NBA Betting Tips 11/1/2019
Friday, November 1, 2019
American Airlines Center
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American Airlines Center is the site where Delon Wright and the Dallas Mavericks (3-1, 2nd in the Southwest Division) will take on the Los Angeles Lakers (3-1, 1st in the Pacific Division) on Friday. Los Angeles opens this game as 2 point favorites. The O/U is set at 214.5.
The Lakers are covering the spread 75.0% of the time, having gone 3-1-0 ATS. Dallas covers the spread 50.0% of the time, going 2-2-0 against the spread.
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
10/30/2019 Talen Horton-Tucker SG Foot Game Time Decision
10/30/2019 Anthony Davis PF Shoulder Game Time Decision
10/29/2019 Rajon Rondo PG Calf Game Time Decision
8/15/2019 DeMarcus Cousins C Knee Expected to be out until at least May 15
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Anthony Davis comes into this game averaging 28.8 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 12.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 89%. LeBron James averages 23.3 points per contest in 32.5 minutes per game. He averages 9.5 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Delon Wright scores 11.3 points per contest while playing 25.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 4.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Luka Doncic averages 25.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.8 rebounds per game and has 6.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 109.3 points per contest, which is 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 12th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 46.0 boards per contest and 23.5 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 22nd with 15.3 per game. The Lakers allow 97.5 points per contest, which is 3rd in the NBA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 5th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.0 rebounds a game which ranks 8th, and they allow 20.5 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 18.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 10th in the NBA with 114.8 points per contest this season. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 24th in the league. They are 21st in the NBA in rebounding with 45.8 boards per contest and 14th in assists per game with 24.0. The Mavericks are 26th in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Mavericks give up 110.8 points per game, which ranks them 16th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 23.3 dimes allowed per game and 23rd with 48.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Mavericks are 4th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Lakers are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 96.9, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 4th. They are 24th in the NBA in pace with 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 17th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 19th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 28th in the NBA.
Dallas is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA. The Mavericks are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 113 is ranked 19th. They are 19th in the NBA in pace with 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 12th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Lakers/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas -2
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