Phoenix Suns at Dallas Mavericks NBA Tips 4/9/2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
American Airlines Center
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The Phoenix Suns travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
The Suns have a record of 19-62. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -9.3 as they average 107.5 points per game while giving up 116.8 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall mark of 32-48. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They total 108.9 points per contest and give up 110.2, which is a point differential of -1.3.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 36-45-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 37-44-0 against the over/under
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 44-34-2 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 36-43-0 against the over/under
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
04/08/19 C DeAndre Ayton Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Dallas
04/08/19 F Richaun Holmes Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Dallas
04/04/19 G Devin Booker Ankle is out for season
04/04/19 G Tyler Johnson Knee is out for season
03/21/19 SF Kelly Oubre Jr. Thumb is out for season
01/24/19 SF TJ Warren Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
04/08/19 PG Luka Doncic Thigh is questionable Tuesday vs Phoenix
04/07/19 F Maxi Kleber Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Phoenix
04/07/19 C Dirk Nowitzki Undisclosed left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Phoenix
03/21/19 G Tim Hardaway Jr. Tibia is out for season
01/12/19 PG J.J. Barea Achilles is out for season
Mikal Bridges comes into this contest averaging 8.3 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 81%. Josh Jackson averages 11.4 points per game in 25.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
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 11.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 19.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.7 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 107.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 15.6 per game. The Suns allow 116.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 29th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.0 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 25.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 21st in the league with 108.9 points per game this year. They are 26th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They are 16th in the league in rebounding with 45.1 boards per game, and 22nd in assists per contest with 23.3. The Mavericks are 12th in turnovers per game with 14.2. The Mavericks surrender 110.2 points per contest, which ranks them 13th 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 16th with 24.6 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 44.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mavericks were 5th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game last season.
The Suns are 27th in the league in defensive rating with 115.1, and their offensive rating of 105.9 is ranked 29th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 22nd. As a unit they are 21st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA. Phoenix is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 3rd in the NBA.
Dallas is 11th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA. The Mavericks are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 110.9, and their offensive rating of 109.5 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 16th 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 Suns/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Phoenix
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