Dallas Mavericks vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction, 3/16/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Dallas Mavericks vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
The Brooklyn Nets (35-33) are welcoming the Dallas Mavericks (42-26) at Barclays Center on Wednesday.
The Mavericks faced the Celtics and walked away with a win by a score of 95-92 in their last game. Dallas wrapped up the game having earned a 44.6% FG percentage (33 of 74) and knocked down 15 of their 37 three-point shots. At the charity stripe, the Mavericks converted 14 of their 19 shots for a percentage of 73.7%. When talking about hauling in boards, they earned 42 with 4 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 20 assists in this game as well as forcing the other team into 3 turnovers and earning 7 steals. With respect to defense, Dallas allowed the other team to shoot 37.5% from the field on 33 out of 88 shooting. Boston doled out 45 dimes and had 16 steals in the game. Additionally, Boston pulled down 34 boards (11 offensive, 23 defensive) and had 5 blocked shots. Boston walked away from this one shooting 89.5% from the charity stripe by making 17 of 19 shots. They also converted 9 of 37 tries from long range. When it comes to personal fouls, the Mavericks ended up finishing with 16 while the Celtics racked up 11 personal fouls.
Luka Doncic is a guy who was a major factor for this game. He had 26 points on 8 out of 16 shooting. He played 39 mins played and also pulled down 8 boards. Doncic finished shooting 50.0% from the field and also earned 8 assists.
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Dallas heads into this game with a mark of 42-26 for the year. They have an average of 106.6 pts per contest (26th in the league) while connecting on 45.5% from the floor. The Mavericks are connecting on 34.4% on shots from beyond the arc (868 of 2,525) and 76.3% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Dallas is grabbing 43.2 rebounds per game and has tallied 1,581 dimes for the campaign, which has them ranked 22nd in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. They are giving up possession 12.5 times per game and as a unit they commit 19.8 fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on defense, the Mavericks are forcing 13.6 turnovers every game while drawing 20.1 personal fouls. They are ranked 7th in the league in giving up assists with 1,580 surrendered for the campaign. The Mavericks defensively are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 45.5% (2,637 of 5,790) and they concede 44.1 boards per game as a unit. They are giving up 33.5% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are 1st in the league in PPG allowed (103.5).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Nets went home victorious with a score of 110-107 against the Knicks. With respect to how they rebounded, Brooklyn permitted New York to snag 29 overall (11 offensive). They finished shooting 37.9% from three-point range by going 11 of 29 and ended up shooting 18 out of 21 from the free throw line (85.7%). The Nets permitted the Knicks to make 39 of their 83 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 47.0% in this game. At the conclusion of this game, the Nets ended up shooting 44 out of 89 from the floor which had them sitting at 49.4%. With regard to shooting from downtown, Brooklyn made 6 out of 29 attempts (20.7%). They were able to knock down 16 of the free throws for a clip of 72.7%. The Knicks earned 16 fouls for the game which got the Nets to the free throw line for a total of 22 attempts. They turned the ball over 13 times, while getting 11 steals in the game. The Nets were able to collect 27 defensive rebounds and 12 offensive rebounds for a total of 39 for the matchup.
Kevin Durant ended up being important for the Nets in this game. He converted 19 of 37 for the matchup giving him a rate of 51.4%, and accounted for 6 rebounds. Durant had 53 points in his 43 mins of playing time and earned 9 dimes in this contest.
Brooklyn has a mark of 35-33 for the campaign. On the offensive side of the ball, the Nets are shooting 46.9% from the field, which ranks 6th in the NBA. Brooklyn has earned 7,571 points so far this season (111.3 per contest) and they grab 44.1 rebounds per contest. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 25.0 times per game (11th in the NBA) and they cough up possession 13.8 times per contest. The Nets are responsible for committing 20.1 personal fouls per game and they go 79.8% from the free throw line.
The Nets on the defensive end are ranked 20th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 111.7. They have forced 13.3 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.3% from the floor (11th in the NBA). The Brooklyn defense concedes 34.1% on three-point shots (834 of 2,447) and opponents are making 79.8% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 24.0 dimes and 44.5 rebounds every game, which is ranked 12th and 17th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Brooklyn and under the total points
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