Portland Blazers vs Dallas Mavericks NBA Parlay 10/27/2019
Sunday, October 27, 2019
American Airlines Center
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American Airlines Center is the site where Justin Jackson and the Dallas Mavericks (2-0, 1st in the Southwest Division) will play the Portland Blazers (1-1, 3rd in the Northwest Division) on Sunday. Portland opens this game as 2.5 point underdogs. The O/U has been set at 220.
The Blazers are covering 50.0% of the time, having gone 1-1-0 ATS. Dallas covers the spread 50.0% of the time as well, going 1-1-0 against the spread.
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
10/24/2019 Pau Gasol PF Foot Expected to be out until at least Oct 27
7/6/2019 Jusuf Nurkic C Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Feb 1
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/24/2019 Ryan Broekhoff SG Ankle Game Time Decision
10/22/2019 Dwight Powell PF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Oct 27
CJ McCollum comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36%. Damian Lillard averages 34 points per game in 36 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Justin Jackson averages 9 points per game while playing 16 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 1 assist per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. Luka Doncic averages 30 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 10 rebounds per contest and 7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Portland averages 111 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 44 rebounds per game and 18 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 18 per game. The Blazers allow 110 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 48% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 21 assists per contest, which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 19 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 12th in the league with 116 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 14th in the league in rebounding with 48 boards per game, and 23rd in assists per contest with 20. The Mavericks are 20th in turnovers per game with 16. The Mavericks surrender 108 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 28 assists allowed per contest and 18th with 48 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mavericks are 15th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16 per game.
The Blazers are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 108.7, and their offensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 22nd. They are 22nd in the NBA in pace with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA. Portland is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 14th in the NBA.
Dallas is 18th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 17th in the league. The Mavericks are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.6, and their defensive rating of 104.3 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 103.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 6th. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Blazers/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Portland -2.5
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