Sacramento Kings at Dallas Mavericks NBA Tips 3/26/2019
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
American Airlines Center
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The Sacramento Kings travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Sacramento as 1 point favorites.
The Kings have a record of 36-37. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -0.6 as they average 114.0 points per game while giving up 114.6 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall mark of 29-44. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They total 108.4 points per contest and give up 109.9, which is a point differential of -1.5.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 42-30-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 35-37-0 against the over/under
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 41-31-1 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 32-40-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
03/24/19 F Harry Giles III Thigh is questionable Tuesday vs Dallas
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
03/21/19 G Tim Hardaway Jr. Tibia is out for season
01/12/19 PG J.J. Barea Achilles is out for season
Buddy Hield comes into this contest averaging 20.9 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 88%. De'Aaron Fox averages 17.4 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.2 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Dwight Powell averages 10.1 points per game while playing 20.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.0 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 76%. Luka Doncic averages 21.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 114.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 45.7 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 13.7 per game. The Kings allow 114.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.4 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 24.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 21st in the league with 108.4 points per game this year. They are 27th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.5. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They are 19th in the league in rebounding with 44.8 boards per game, and 24th in assists per contest with 23.0. The Mavericks are 9th in turnovers per game with 14.6. The Mavericks surrender 109.9 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 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 24.5 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 44.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mavericks were 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game last season.
The Kings are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 110.2, and their offensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 16th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 103.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 17th. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 24th in the NBA. Sacramento is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 13th in the NBA.
Dallas is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 14th in the league. The Mavericks are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.1, and their defensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 18th. 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 17th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento -1
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