Dallas Mavericks vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 4/27/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Mavericks vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Dallas (-1.5)
Chase Center is the venue where and the Golden State Warriors (31-30) will play the Dallas Mavericks (33-26) on Tuesday. Golden State opens this game as 1.5-point dogs. The over/under opens at 233.
The Dallas Mavericks faced off with the Los Angeles Lakers and notched a win by a score of 108-93 in their last contest. Dallas finished the game with a 48.7% FG percentage (38 out of 78) and converted 13 out of their 30 shots from beyond the arc. From the charity stripe, the Mavericks buried 19 of 25 attempts for a rate of 76.0%. Pertaining to getting rebounds, they compiled a total of 51 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 26 assists in this game in addition to forcing the other team into 9 turnovers and earning 3 steals. With regard to defense, Dallas let their opponent shoot 38.4% from the floor on 33 of 86 shooting. Los Angeles earned 22 assists and had 11 steals in this contest. Moreover, Los Angeles grabbed 36 rebounds (6 offensive, 30 defensive) and got 2 blocked shots. Los Angeles shot 78.9% from the free throw line by converting 15 of 19 shots. They knocked down 12 of 45 shots from distance.
Dwight Powell is someone who was a major contributor in the matchup. He accounted for 25 points on 11 of 12 shooting. He played 28:28 minutes and pulled down 9 rebounds. Powell finished the contest at 91.7% from the field and also distributed 1 assist. One more player that came through in the game for the Mavericks was Dorian Finney-Smith. He pulled down 7 rebounds in 32:11 minutes played. He finished the game shooting 61.5% from the field for this game by going 8-of-13 (21 points). When the final whistle was blown, Finney-Smith accounted for 2 assists.
Dallas enters this game with a win-loss record of 33-26 for the season. They turn the ball over 12.1 times per contest and as a team they are committing 19.4 fouls per contest. As a team, Dallas is pulling down 43.6 rebounds per game and is sitting with 1,325 assists on the campaign, which is 28th in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. The Mavericks are connecting on 35.9% on shots beyond the perimeter (806 of 2,248) and 77.3% from the free throw line. They average 111.5 pts per contest (19th in the league) on 46.8% from the field. Defensively, the Mavericks have forced 12.2 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 20.4 personal fouls. The Mavericks are allowing a field goal percentage of 45.7% (721 of 1,202) and they surrender 44.3 boards per contest as a team. They are currently ranked 2nd in the NBA in giving up assists to their opponents with 1,324 relinquished so far this year. They surrender 36.4% on shots from downtown and they are 8th in basketball in points per game allowed (109.9).
In their last game, the Golden State Warriors got the victory with a final of 117-113 when they played the Sacramento Kings. The Warriors were able to corral 36 defensive rebounds and 16 offensive rebounds totaling 52 for the matchup. They turned the ball over 16 times, while getting 6 steals in this matchup. The Kings earned 15 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Warriors to the free throw line for a total of 15 attempts. They were able to knock down 11 of them for a percentage of 73.3%. When talking about shots from 3-point land, Golden State knocked down 14 of 36 attempts (38.9%). Overall, the Warriors finished shooting 46 for 95 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 48.4%. The Warriors allowed the Kings to convert 41 out of 86 tries from the field which had them at 47.7% for the matchup. They shot 37.8% from three-point range by hitting 14 out of 37 and ended up shooting 17 of 22 at the free throw line (77.3%). In the matter of team rebounding, Golden State allowed Sacramento to grab 38 overall (6 on the offensive side).
Stephen Curry pitched in for the Warriors for this game. He buried 11 of 21 for the contest for a field goal rate of 52.4%, and added 7 rebounds. Curry totaled 37 points in his 37:47 mins of playing time and had 4 assists for this contest. One more player that played a role for Golden State was Andrew Wiggins. He came away with 6 dimes in his 37:44 mins on the hardwood, and he put in 6 out of 15 from the floor. Wiggins ended the game having shot 40.0% from the floor while also earning 13 points and 6 rebounds.
Golden State has a mark of 31-30 on the season. On the offensive side of the ball, the Warriors are shooting 46.6% from the field, which is ranked 17th in the NBA. Golden State has earned 6,898 points on the year (113.1 per game) and they grab 42.9 rebounds per contest. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 27.4 times per contest (1st in the NBA) and they cough up possession 15.0 times per game. The Warriors are committing 21.4 fouls every game and they go 78.0% from the charity stripe. The Warriors on the defensive end are ranked 21st in the league in PPG surrendered with 113.1. They have allowed 24.0 dimes and 47.4 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 8th and 29th in the NBA. The Golden State defense gives up 36.4% on 3-pointers (763 of 2,099) and opponents are making 78.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They are forcing their opponents into 15.4 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.4% from the floor (5th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Golden State (+1.5)
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