Golden State Warriors vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction, 2/6/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Saturday, February 6, 2021
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Golden State (+4)
The Golden State Warriors (12-10) head to American Airlines Center on Saturday where they'll take on the Dallas Mavericks (9-14). Dallas opens this contest as 4-point favorites. The O/U opens at 230.
The Golden State Warriors faced the Mavericks and walked away with a win by a score of 147-116 in their last contest. Golden State wrapped up the contest with a 57.3% FG percentage (51 of 89) and buried 22 out of their 43 3-pointers. From the free throw line, the Warriors converted 23 of 27 attempts for a percentage of 85.2%. When discussing grabbing rebounds, they compiled 45 with 4 of them being offensive. They also recorded 37 assists for this contest while earning 6 steals and 6 blocked shots. When it comes to defense, Golden State allowed the other team to go 41.3% from the floor on 38 of 92 shooting. Dallas doled out 26 assists and had 2 steals in the matchup. Furthurmore, the Mavericks collected 42 rebounds (10 offensive, 32 defensive) and earned 3 rejections. Dallas ended up shooting 87.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 20 of 23 tries. They also converted 20 out of their 50 attempts from 3-point range.
Kelly Oubre is one player who was a factor for the matchup. He totaled 40 points on 14 of 21 shooting. He played for 36:12 mins played and also totaled 8 boards. Oubre ended up shooting 66.7% from the floor and totaled 2 dimes. One more player that was a determining factor in this matchup for the Warriors was Stephen Curry. He pulled down 3 rebounds and accumulated 6 assists. He finished shooting 52.9% from the floor for this contest by shooting 9-of-17 (28 points). When the final whistle blew, Curry saw the court for 29:56 minutes.
Golden State will enter this game with a record of 12-10 for the campaign. They have an average of 113.7 points per contest (9th in the league) while hitting 45.8% from the field. The Warriors are shooting 36.9% on three-point attempts (304 of 824) and 77.1% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Golden State is pulling in 43.8 boards per game and has totaled 597 dimes for the campaign, which has them ranked 3rd in the league in terms of passing. They cough up possession 14.2 times per contest and as a team they commit 23.1 fouls per game. On defense, the Warriors are forcing their opponents into 15.5 turnovers every game and they draw 21.5 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 9th in basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 507 conceded on the season. The Warriors defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 44.1% (341 of 472) and they surrender 48.7 boards per game as a unit. They give up 36.5% from 3-point land and they are 23rd in basketball in PPG allowed (113.3).
In their loss to Golden State, the Mavericks were able to pull down 32 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards totaling 42 in the game. They rejected 3 shots while recording 2 steals for this game. The Warriors had 19 personal fouls in this contest which took the Mavericks to the charity stripe for 23 shots. They were able to bury 20 of them for a rate of 87.0%. In reference to 3-point shots, Dallas converted 20 of their 50 attempts (40.0%). When the final whistle blew, the Mavericks finished 38 out of 92 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 41.3%. The Mavericks permitted the Warriors to convert 51 of their 89 tries from the field which had them sitting at 57.3% for the game. They wrapped up this game 51.2% from downtown by shooting 22 of 43 and walked away from this one shooting 23 out of 27 at the free throw line (85.2%). In reference to how they cleaned up the glass, Dallas allowed Golden State to get 45 in total (4 offensive).
Luka Dončić was important for the Mavericks for this contest. He buried 8 out of 20 for this game for a field goal percentage of 40.0%, which got him 27 points. Dončić snagged 6 rebounds in his 32:26 minutes of playing time and had 6 assists in this matchup. Someone else that played a role for Dallas was Kristaps Porziņģis. He racked up 25 points in his 25:12 mins played by way of 9 out of 16 shooting for the game. Porziņģis wrapped this one up going 56.3% from the field while also collecting 3 assists and 5 total rebounds.
Dallas has a win-loss mark of 9-14 so far this season. Dallas has accounted for 2,520 pts for the season (109.6 per game) and they grab 42.7 boards per game. The Mavericks have committed 20.9 personal fouls per contest while shooting 76.8% from the free throw line. As an offense, the Mavericks are hitting on 45.6% from the floor, which has them ranked 19th in the league. They are assisting teammates 22.4 times per game (27th in basketball) and they turn it over 12.2 times per contest. The Mavericks on defense are ranked 21st in the NBA in PPG given up with 112.5. The Dallas defense gives up 36.3% on shots from behind the 3-point line (298 of 820) and their opposition knocks down 76.9% of their free throw shots. They have given up 23.5 assists and 46.8 boards per game, which is 9th and 25th in the NBA. They are able to force 14.1 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 46.5% from the field (19th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Golden State (+4)
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