Portland Blazers at Dallas Mavericks NBA Picks & Predictions 2/10/2019
Sunday, February 10, 2019
American Airlines Center
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The Portland Blazers travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, February 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Portland as 1.5 point favorites.
The Blazers have a record of 33-21. They are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of 3.0 as they average 113.3 points per game while giving up 110.3 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall mark of 25-29. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They total 109.1 points per contest and give up 108.6, which is a point differential of 0.4.
Valuable Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 30-24-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 28-26-0 against the over/under
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 34-20-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 23-30-0 against the over/under
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
02/09/19 PG Luka Doncic Hand injured last game, is probable Sunday vs Portland
01/12/19 PG J.J. Barea Achilles is out for season
CJ McCollum comes into this contest averaging 21.4 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. Damian Lillard averages 26.1 points per game in 35.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.4 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Tim Hardaway averages 18.8 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Luka Doncic averages 20.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.0 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Portland averages 113.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 47.6 rebounds per game and 22.9 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.1 per game. The Blazers allow 110.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.4 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 20th in the league with 109.1 points per game this year. They are 21st in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 46.1 boards per game, and 25th in assists per contest with 22.7. The Mavericks are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.3. The Mavericks surrender 108.6 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 23.9 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 43.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mavericks are 9th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game.
The Blazers are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113, and their defensive rating of 110.1 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 15th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league. Portland is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league.
Dallas is 8th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 21st in the league. The Mavericks are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.2, and their defensive rating of 108.8 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Blazers/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas +1.5
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