Washington Wizards vs Dallas Mavericks 11/27/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Washington Wizards vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: NBC Sports Washington
The Dallas Mavericks (10-7) are hosting the Washington Wizards (11-6) at American Airlines Center on Saturday.
The Wizards faced the Hornets and took a loss by a final of 109-103 in their last game. When it comes to fouls, the Wizards walked away with 20 while the Hornets recorded 10 fouls. They converted 15 of their 31 tries from beyond the arc. Charlotte walked away from this one shooting 58.3% from the free throw line by making 14 of their 24 tries. On top of that, Charlotte grabbed 30 rebounds (6 offensive, 24 defensive) and earned 6 blocked shots. Charlotte recorded 36 assists and had 21 steals for this game. With respect to defending, Washington allowed 44.0% from the floor on 40 of 91 shooting. They also recorded 23 dimes in the game while forcing the other team into 4 turnovers and earning 6 steals. With respect to pulling down rebounds, they earned 65 with 20 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Wizards buried 22 of 27 attempts for a percentage of 81.5%. Washington finished having earned a 38.3% field goal percentage (36 out of 94) and converted 9 of their 37 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Montrezl Harrell is one guy who was a major contributor for the matchup. Harrell finished the contest at 76.9% from the floor but didn't record an assist. He was on the court for 27 mins and totaled 18 rebounds. He left the arena with 24 points on 10 out of 13 shooting.
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Washington will take the court with a mark of 11-6 on the campaign. They currently have an average of 105.8 points per outing (21st in the NBA) while shooting 45.4% from the field. The Wizards are connecting on 32.6% on 3-point shots (182 of 558) and 79.5% from the free throw line. As a unit, Washington is collecting 47.1 boards per game and has accounted for 397 dimes so far this year, which ranks 22nd in the league in terms of passing the rock. They turn the ball over 14.4 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 18.2 fouls per game.
On the defensive end, the Wizards are forcing their opponents into 12.0 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.5 personal fouls. They give up 32.0% on 3-point shots and they are 7th in the NBA in points per game from their opponents (103.7). The Wizards are giving up a FG percentage of 43.3% (658 of 1,521) and they surrender 44.9 rebounds per game as a unit. They are ranked 3rd in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 370 relinquished for the season.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Mavericks walked away with a victory by a final of 112-104 against the Clippers. The Mavericks were able to snag 30 defensive boards and 12 offensive boards for a total of 42 for the matchup. They turned it over 14 times, while getting 11 steals for the contest. The Clippers earned 18 personal fouls for the contest which got the Mavericks to the free throw line for a total of 27 attempts. They were able to knock down 22 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 81.5%. In reference to three-point shots, Dallas converted 12 out of 39 attempts (30.8%). When this game wrapped up, the Mavericks ended up shooting 39 out of 89 from the field which gave them a rate of 43.8%. The Mavericks allowed the Clippers to bury 35 out of their 85 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 41.2% in this matchup. They finished 31.3% from distance by shooting 10 of 32 and finished the game at 24 of 29 from the free throw line (82.8%). Concerning rebounding, Dallas permitted Los Angeles to collect 35 in total (12 offensive).
Kristaps Porzingis was important for the Mavericks in this matchup. He made 9 of 16 for the contest for a rate of 56.3%, and accounted for 7 rebounds. Porzingis recorded 30 points in his 40 mins on the court and had 1 assist for the matchup.
Dallas has a record of 10-7 this year. On the offensive side of the court, the Mavericks are shooting 43.6% from the field, which is ranked 24th in basketball. Dallas has accumulated 1,770 points this season (104.1 per contest) and they collect 44.9 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 22.6 times per game (19th in the league) and they lose possession via turnover 12.1 times per game. The Mavericks are committing 19.2 fouls per contest and they shoot 74.5% from the charity stripe.
The Mavericks on the defensive side of the court are 13th in the league in points per game surrendered with 105.4. They are able to force 13.7 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 46.4% from the field (25th in basketball). The Dallas defense concedes 35.9% on shots from 3-point land (196 of 546) and their opponents are connecting on 75.1% of their free throw shots. They give up 23.8 dimes and 46.6 total boards per game, ranking them 18th and 18th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Washington
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