Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks 11/15/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Monday, November 15, 2021
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: NBA TV
American Airlines Center is the location where the Dallas Mavericks (8-4) will take on the Denver Nuggets (8-4) on Monday.
The Nuggets played the Hawks and walked away with a win by a score of 105-96 in their last game. Denver walked away from the game with a 44.4% field goal percentage (40 out of 90) and converted 10 of their 35 3-pointers. From the charity stripe, the Nuggets made 15 of their 20 tries for a rate of 75.0%. When discussing pulling down rebounds, they earned a total of 49 with 10 of them being offensive. They also dished out 26 dimes for the contest as well as forcing the other team into 5 turnovers and having 6 steals. In reference to defending, Denver let their opponent shoot 40.9% from the floor on 38 out of 93 shooting. Atlanta distributed 50 assists and had 20 steals for this game. Moreover, Atlanta totaled 36 rebounds (14 offensive, 22 defensive) and earned 5 rejections. Atlanta finished 71.4% at the charity stripe by burying 15 of their 21 attempts. They knocked down 5 out of their 28 attempts from long range. In relation to personal fouls, the Nuggets walked away with 21 while the Hawks had 8 personal fouls.
Aaron Gordon is a player who had an impact for this game. He notched 23 points on 7 out of 11 shooting. He was on the court for 34 minutes played and also collected 4 rebounds. Gordon finished the contest at 63.6% from the field and also dished out 4 assists.
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Denver enters this game with a mark of 8-4 so far this year. They turn it over 14.7 times per game and as a group are committing 19.1 fouls every game. As a team, Denver is snagging 44.5 rebounds per game and has totaled 286 assists for the year, which is 19th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Nuggets are connecting on 29.8% from downtown (125 of 419) and 73.3% from the charity stripe. They average 102.1 points per outing (27th in the NBA) while hitting 46.1% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Nuggets are able to force 15.1 turnovers every game and they draw 18.7 fouls. They are surrendering 32.0% on shots from downtown and they are 1st in the NBA in opponents points per game (98.3). The Nuggets are allowing a field goal percentage of 44.0% (446 of 1,013) and they concede 44.1 rebounds per contest as a group. They are 6th in the league in giving up assists with 259 surrendered this season.
In their last game, the Mavericks got the victory with a final of 123-109 when they played the Spurs. The Mavericks were able to collect 38 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards for a total of 48 for the contest. They coughed up the ball 5 times, while earning 9 steals in the matchup. The Spurs committed 13 personal fouls in the game which got the Mavericks to the free throw line for a total of 19 attempts. They were able to knock down 13 of them for a rate of 68.4%. When talking about shots from downtown, Dallas converted 18 out of their 45 attempts (40.0%). In all, the Mavericks went 46 out of 100 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 46.0%. The Mavericks allowed the Spurs to convert 41 of their 84 attempts from the floor which left them with a rate of 48.8% in this game. They went 43.3% from three-point range by connecting on 13 out of 30 and ended up going 14 out of 20 from the free throw line (70.0%). When discussing attacking the glass, Dallas permitted San Antonio to grab 38 in total (3 on the offensive glass).
Luka Doncic ended up having an impact for the Mavericks for this contest. Doncic had 32 points in his 36 minutes on the hardwood and had 15 dimes for the game. He converted 11 of 23 for the game giving him a rate of 47.8%, and had 12 rebounds.
Dallas has a mark of 8-4 so far this season. When it comes to offensive execution, the Mavericks are shooting 43.6% from the field, which has them ranked 24th in the league. Dallas has accounted for 1,254 points on the campaign (104.5 per game) and they snag 45.8 boards per contest. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 21.5 times per contest (25th in the league) and they lose possession via turnover 12.7 times per game. The Mavericks commit 19.3 fouls every game and they shoot 71.5% from the free throw line.
The Dallas defense allows 35.8% on shots from distance (138 of 385) and their opposition knocks down 75.1% of their free throw attempts. They have allowed 24.5 dimes and 46.3 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks them 21st and 17th in the league. The Mavericks on the defensive end are ranked 12th in basketball in points given up per game with 106.1. They have forced 13.4 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 46.3% from the field (26th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Denver
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