Memphis Grizzlies at Dallas Mavericks NBA Tips 4/5/2019
Friday, April 5, 2019
American Airlines Center
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The Memphis Grizzlies travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, April 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 5.5 point favorites.
The Grizzlies head into this matchup with a mark of 31-47. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of -2.9 as they average 102.8 points per contest while giving up 105.7 per game. The Mavericks have an overall mark of 31-47. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They total 108.6 points per contest and give up 109.9, which is a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 36-41-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 33-44-0 against the over/under
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 43-33-2 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 34-43-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
04/03/19 PG Mike Conley Ankle is questionable Friday vs Dallas
04/01/19 C Jonas Valanciunas Ankle is out for season
04/01/19 C Joakim Noah Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Portland
03/21/19 G Avery Bradley Shin is out indefinitely
03/19/19 SF CJ Miles Foot is out indefinitely
02/23/19 F Jaren Jackson Jr. Quad is out for season
02/23/19 SF Kyle Anderson Shoulder is out for season
01/09/19 G Dillon Brooks Leg is out for season
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
04/03/19 SF Dorian Finney-Smith Mouth is questionable Friday vs Memphis
03/21/19 G Tim Hardaway Jr. Tibia is out for season
01/12/19 PG J.J. Barea Achilles is out for season
Delon Wright comes into this contest averaging 8.2 points per game while playing 21.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. Justin Holiday averages 10.0 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Dwight Powell averages 10.6 points per game while playing 21.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Trey Burke averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 19.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 102.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.0 per game. The Grizzlies allow 105.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 21st in the league with 108.6 points per game this year. They are 26th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They are 17th in the league in rebounding with 45.1 boards per game, and 22nd in assists per contest with 23.1. The Mavericks are 10th in turnovers per game with 14.4. The Mavericks surrender 109.9 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 24.4 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 44.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mavericks were 6th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game last season.
The Grizzlies are 28th in the league in defensive rating with 108.4, and their offensive rating of 105.4 is ranked 9th. They are 30th in the NBA in pace with 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 28th. As a unit they are 24th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA. Memphis is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA.
Dallas is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 15th in the league. The Mavericks are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.3, and their defensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 21st in the league with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 19th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Grizzlies/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis +5.5
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