Philadelphia 76ers at Dallas Mavericks NBA Point Spread Picks 4/1/2019
Monday, April 1, 2019
American Airlines Center
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, April 1, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 7 point favorites.
The 76ers head into this matchup with a mark of 49-27. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 3.2 as they average 115.3 points per contest while giving up 112.1 per game. The Mavericks have an overall mark of 29-46. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They total 108.5 points per contest and give up 110.1, which is a point differential of -1.6.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 36-40-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 37-38-0 against the over/under
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 41-32-2 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 33-41-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
03/30/19 F Joel Embiid Rest is out next 3 games
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
03/30/19 PG Luka Doncic Thigh is downgraded to out Sunday vs Oklahoma City
03/21/19 G Tim Hardaway Jr. Tibia is out for season
01/12/19 PG J.J. Barea Achilles is out for season
Jimmy Butler averages 19.0 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%. Ben Simmons comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is at 60%.
Trey Burke averages 10.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 19.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.7 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Dwight Powell averages 10.3 points per game while playing 21.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.1 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%.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers allow 112.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.4 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league. Philadelphia averages 115.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 47.6 rebounds per game and 26.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 4th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks surrender 110.1 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 17th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 24.5 assists allowed per contest, and 11th with 44.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mavericks are 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per game. Dallas is 21st in the league with 108.5 points per game this year. They are 27th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They are 19th in the league in rebounding with 44.8 boards per game and 23rd in assists per contest with 23.1. The Mavericks are 9th in turnovers per game with 14.5.
The 76ers are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.7, and their defensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 7th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league. Philadelphia is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 28th in the league.
Dallas is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 14th in the NBA. The Mavericks are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 110.9, and their offensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 18th. They are 21st in the NBA in pace with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 19th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas +7
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