Washington Wizards vs Dallas Mavericks NBA Betting Tips 10/23/2019
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
American Airlines Center
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The Washington Wizards head to American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 8 point favorites.
The Wizards head into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 32-50. They were 4th in the Southeast Division. They had a point differential of -2.9 as they averaged 114.0 points per contest while giving up 116.9 per game. The Mavericks had an overall mark of 33-49 last year. They were 5th in the Southwest Division. They averaged 108.9 points per contest and gave up 110.1, which was a point differential of -1.3.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards were 38-44-0 against the spread last season
The Washington Wizards were 49-32-1 against the over/under last year
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks were 46-35-1 against the spread last season
The Dallas Mavericks were 35-43-4 against the over/under last year
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
10/20/2019 Isaiah Thomas PG Thumb Game Time Decision
10/19/2019 C.J SF Foot Game Time Decision
10/18/2019 Moe Wagner C Back Game Time Decision
10/18/2019 Jr SF Calf Expected to be out until at least Oct 25
10/3/2019 Ian Mahinmi C Achilles Expected to be out until at least Nov 14
7/23/2019 John Wall PG Achilles Expected to be out until at least May 1
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/18/2019 Dorian Finney-Smith SF Hip Game Time Decision
10/18/2019 Seth Curry SG Knee Game Time Decision
10/18/2019 Dwight Powell PF Hamstring Game Time Decision
10/17/2019 Ryan Broekhoff SG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Oct 23
Bradley Beal comes into this game after averaging 25.6 points per contest while playing 36.9 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributed 5.5 assists per game. His FG percentage was 48% while his free throw percentage was 81%. Ish Smith averaged 8.9 points per contest in 22.3 minutes per game last year. He averaged 3.6 assists per game and 2.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 42% for the season while his free throw percentage was 76%.
Luka Doncic scored 21.2 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 7.8 rebounds per contest and had 6.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 43% and his free throw percentage finished at 71%. Justin Jackson averaged 7.2 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 19.9 minutes per game. He also brought in 2.6 rebounds per game and had 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 45% and his free throw percentage was 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averaged 114.0 points per contest last year, which was 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin was -2.9 and their shooting percentage was 47% as a unit, which had them ranked 10th. From 3-point territory they shot 34%, which was good for 26th in the NBA. They averaged 42.4 boards per contest and 26.3 assists per game, which ranked them 27th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 13th with 14.1 per game. The Wizards allowed 116.9 points per contest, which was 29th in the NBA. They also surrendered a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 27th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 47.3 rebounds a game which ranked 28th, and they allowed 26.2 assists per game which put them in 28th place in the league. They forced 15.8 turnovers per game which ranked them 28th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas was 21st in the NBA with 108.9 points per contest last season. They were 27th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin was -1.28. They shot 34% from beyond the arc, which was good for 28th in the league. They were 16th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.3 boards per contest and 22nd in assists per game with 23.4. The Mavericks were 11th in turnovers per contest with 14.2. The Mavericks gave up 110.1 points per game, which ranked them 13th in the league. Their defense surrendered a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 14th with 24.5 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 44.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Mavericks were 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest last year.
The Wizards were 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.1, and their defensive rating of 113.9 was ranked 27th last season. In terms of pace they were 9th in the league with 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% was 9th. As a team they were 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Washington was 18th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 55%, which was 2nd in the league.
Dallas was 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 52%, which was 15th in the NBA. The Mavericks were 20th in the league in defensive rating with 110.7, and their offensive rating of 109.4 was ranked 18th. They were 20th in the NBA in pace with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% was 19th. As a unit they were 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas +8
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