Golden State Warriors vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction, 1/5/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
The Dallas Mavericks (19-18) will compete against the Golden State Warriors (29-7) at American Airlines Center on Wednesday.
The Warriors faced the Heat and earned the victory with a final of 115-108 in their last game. Golden State finished having earned a 48.9% FG percentage (45 out of 92) and converted 14 of their 38 3-point shots. At the charity stripe, the Warriors knocked down 11 of 13 shots for a percentage of 84.6%. With respect to pulling down boards, they compiled a total of 43 with 7 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 39 assists for this game while forcing 2 turnovers and getting 11 steals. In relation to the defense, Golden State allowed the other team to shoot 41.1% from the field on 37 of 90 shooting. Miami distributed 49 assists and had 24 steals in this game. On top of that, Miami grabbed 38 boards (11 offensive, 27 defensive) and had 6 blocks. Miami went 89.5% from the charity stripe by converting 17 of 19 attempts. They also knocked down 17 out of their 42 shots from distance. In the matter of personal fouls, the Warriors walked away with 17 and the Heat recorded 18 personal fouls.
Jordan Poole is one guy who was a factor in this contest. He finished with 32 points on 12 out of 17 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 26 mins played and collected 2 rebounds. Poole finished the contest at 70.6% from the field and also dished out 5 assists.
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Golden State heads into this contest with a win-loss mark of 29-7 for the season. They are giving up possession 15.9 times per contest and as a group they are committing 20.3 personal fouls per game. As a team, Golden State is grabbing 46.0 boards per game and is sitting with 1,024 assists this year, which ranks 1st in the league in terms of passing. The Warriors are shooting 37.0% on 3-point shots (534 of 1,444) and 74.8% from the free throw line. They are averaging 111.3 pts per game (6th in the league) while shooting 47.3% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Warriors are forcing 15.6 turnovers every game and they draw 18.1 personal fouls. They are giving up 32.8% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 1st in basketball in PPG from their opponents (101.5). The Warriors defense is allowing a shooting percentage of 42.6% (1,317 of 3,088) and they concede 41.7 rebounds per game as a group. They are 1st in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 770 relinquished so far this year.
The last time they took the court, the Mavericks took home the win by a final score of 103-89 against the Nuggets. When talking about rebounding, Dallas allowed Denver to pull down 36 in total (11 offensive). They went 24.0% from distance via 6 out of 25 and finished the game at 21 of 29 at the free throw line (72.4%). The Mavericks permitted the Nuggets to make 31 out of 67 tries from the floor which had them at 46.3% in this game. When the final whistle blew, the Mavericks walked away from this one shooting 35 for 78 from the floor which gave them a rate of 44.9%. With regard to 3-pointers, Dallas made 14 of their 37 attempts (37.8%). They were able to knock down 19 of those for a percentage of 90.5%. The Nuggets committed 25 fouls in the matchup which got the Mavericks to the charity stripe for a total of 21 tries. They coughed up the ball 11 times, while recording 12 steals for the contest. The Mavericks were able to corral 23 defensive boards and 5 offensive rebounds totaling 28 in this contest.
Luka Doncic ended up being a factor for the Mavericks in this game. Doncic scored 21 points in his 34 mins of playing time and had 15 assists in this contest. He buried 7 of 18 for the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 38.9%, and had 8 rebounds.
Dallas has a record of 19-18 so far this season. The Mavericks are committing 19.8 fouls per contest and they go 76.6% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 23.7 times per game (16th in the NBA) and they lose possession via turnover 12.3 times per contest. Dallas has accumulated 3,889 points for the campaign (105.1 per contest) and they collect 43.2 rebounds per game. When it comes to offense, the Mavericks are connecting on 44.9% from the field, which is ranked 22nd in the NBA.
The Mavericks on the defensive end are ranked 3rd in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 103.9. They are able to force 13.9 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 45.8% from the floor (19th in the NBA). The Dallas defense surrenders 35.3% from downtown (418 of 1,184) and opponents are making 75.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They concede 23.9 assists and 44.4 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks 14th and 13th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Dallas
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