Philadelphia 76ers vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction, 2/4/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Friday, February 4, 2022
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
American Airlines Center is the location where the Dallas Mavericks (29-23) will try to defeat the Philadelphia 76ers (31-20) on Friday.
The 76ers stepped onto the hardwood against the Wizards and went home with a loss by a final score of 106-103 in their last contest. Concerning personal fouls, the 76ers ended up finishing with 20 while the Wizards totaled 8 personal fouls. They also converted 9 of their 22 attempts from beyond the arc. Washington finished the game at 78.9% at the free throw line by knocking down 15 of 19 attempts. Moreover, Washington pulled down 37 boards (15 offensive, 22 defensive) and added 4 rejections. Washington totaled 52 dimes and had 25 steals for the game. In terms of defending, Philadelphia let their opponent shoot 45.6% from the field on 41 of 90 shooting. They also recorded 23 assists in the matchup as well as forcing the other team into 5 turnovers and having 2 steals. Concerning pulling down rebounds, they compiled a total of 41 with 10 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the 76ers converted 10 of their 13 attempts for a rate of 76.9%. Philadelphia finished the contest with a 45.1% FG percentage (41 of 91) and converted 11 of their 27 3-point shots.
Tyrese Maxey is a player who was a major contributor in this contest. He ended up scoring 22 points on 9 out of 16 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 38 mins and snagged 8 boards. Maxey finished 56.3% from the field and also distributed 7 assists.
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Philadelphia heads into this one with a win-loss mark of 31-20 so far this season. They currently have an average of 107.8 pts per game (20th in basketball) while shooting 46.4% from the floor. The 76ers are connecting on 35.6% on 3-pointers (564 of 1,585) and 81.1% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Philadelphia is grabbing 42.3 boards per contest and has 1,178 dimes for the season, which ranks 24th in the league in terms of passing. They lose possession via turnover 12.5 times per game and as a unit are committing 19.1 fouls per contest.
When they are on the defensive end, the 76ers are forcing 13.5 turnovers every game while drawing 18.9 fouls. They are giving up 34.2% from beyond the arc and they rank 8th in basketball in points per game allowed (105.5). The 76ers defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 45.0% (1,997 of 4,441) and they relinquish 45.3 boards per game as a basketball team. They currently rank 5th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 1,182 surrendered for the campaign.
In their last game, the Mavericks took a loss by a score of 120-114 when they played the Thunder. In the matter of how they attacked the glass, Dallas allowed Oklahoma City to get 36 in all (14 on the offensive glass). They went 45.9% from three-point range by going 17 out of 37 and walked away from this one shooting 21 out of 25 at the free throw line (84.0%). The Mavericks allowed the Thunder to bury 41 of their 86 tries from the floor which had them sitting at 47.7% in the game. When the final whistle was blown, the Mavericks finished 46 for 98 from the field which had them shooting 46.9%. In relation to three-point attempts, Dallas knocked down 14 of their 43 attempts (32.6%). They were able to convert 8 of the free throw tries for a rate of 80.0%. The Thunder committed 18 personal fouls in this contest which got the Mavericks to the free throw line for 10 shots. They also turned it over 13 times, while getting 12 steals in this matchup. The Mavericks recorded 26 defensive rebounds and 13 offensive boards totaling 39 in this contest.
Luka Doncic ended up being a factor for the Mavericks for the game. Doncic scored 40 points in his 43 mins on the hardwood and had 10 assists for this contest. He knocked down 16 out of 33 for the matchup giving him a rate of 48.5%, and added 6 rebounds.
Dallas has a win-loss record of 29-23 for the season. When it comes to offensive execution, the Mavericks are connecting on 45.3% from the field, which is 18th in the league. Dallas has scored 5,525 points on the season (106.3 per contest) and they pull in 43.8 boards per contest. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 24.0 times per contest (17th in the NBA) and they cough up possession 12.6 times per game. The Mavericks are committing 19.7 personal fouls every game while shooting 76.8% from the free throw line.
The Dallas defense surrenders 33.9% on shots from distance (571 of 1,684) and their opponents are converting on 75.7% of their free throw attempts. They concede 23.5 assists and 44.4 boards every game, which ranks them 11th and 14th in the NBA. The Mavericks on defense are ranked 3rd in basketball in PPG allowed with 103.8. They have forced 13.7 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 45.4% from the field (16th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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