Atlanta Hawks vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction, 1/18/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
The Dallas Mavericks will play the Atlanta Hawks at American Airlines Center on Wednesday.
The Hawks played the Heat and went home with a win by a final score of 121-113 in their last contest. In regard to personal fouls, the Hawks ended up with 17 while the Heat recorded 22 personal fouls. They also buried 8 of 31 shots from three-point range. Miami finished 95.0% when shooting free throws by making 19 of their 20 shots. Furthermore, Miami totaled 41 rebounds (12 offensive, 29 defensive) and earned 5 blocks. Miami earned 30 dimes and had 10 steals in the matchup. Regarding defense, Atlanta allowed the other team to go 48.3% from the field on 43 of 89 shooting. They also doled out 27 assists for this contest while forcing the other team into 14 turnovers and getting 9 steals. Concerning rebounding, they collected a total of 28 with 2 of them being offensive. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Hawks buried 18 of 22 attempts for a rate of 81.8%. Atlanta finished the contest having earned a 59.2% FG percentage (45 of 76) and knocked down 13 out of their 27 shots from distance.
Dejounte Murray is someone who was a contributor in the game. Murray finished the contest at 64.7% from the field and distributed 7 dimes. He played for 35 minutes played and also totaled 4 rebounds. He recorded 28 points on 11 of 17 shooting.
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Atlanta comes into this game with a win-loss record of 22-22 on the season. They average 115.1 points per game (11th in basketball) while shooting 47.1% from the floor. The Hawks are shooting 34.0% on shots from distance (461 of 1,355) and 82.0% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Atlanta is collecting 43.7 rebounds per game and has racked up 1,057 assists so far this season, which is 23rd in the league in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 12.9 times per game and as a team they commit 19.3 fouls per contest.
On the defensive end, the Hawks are able to force 15.0 turnovers every game while drawing 20.3 fouls. They are ranked 16th in the league in allowing assists to their opponents with 1,121 relinquished this season. The Hawks defense is giving up a FG percentage of 47.1% (1,871 of 3,976) and they surrender 47.1 rebounds per contest as a squad. They are giving up 34.0% on 3-pointers and they are 20th in the league in PPG allowed (115.8).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Mavericks went home defeated by a final of 140-123 against the Trail Blazers. The Mavericks snagged 26 defensive rebounds and 13 offensive rebounds for a total of 39 for this contest. They coughed up the ball 9 times, while recording 3 steals in this matchup. The Trail Blazers committed 29 personal fouls in this game which got the Mavericks to the free throw line for a total of 33 attempts. They were able to bury 27 of those for a percentage of 81.8%. In the matter of shots from beyond the arc, Dallas converted 14 out of their 42 tries (33.3%). When the game finished, the Mavericks went 41 for 89 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 46.1%. The Mavericks permitted the Trail Blazers to bury 43 out of 85 tries from the field which left them shooting 50.6% for the matchup. They finished 38.6% from distance by shooting 17 of 44 and walked away from this one shooting 37 out of 42 from the charity stripe (88.1%). Concerning rebounding, Dallas permitted Portland to get 41 in total (8 on the offensive side).
Spencer Dinwiddie pitched in for the Mavericks for this game. Dinwiddie scored 28 points in his 35 mins of playing time and totaled 9 dimes for the matchup. He converted 7 out of 15 for this contest for a rate of 46.7%, but wasn't able to grab a rebound.
Dallas has a record of 24-21 so far this season. The Mavericks commit 21.2 personal fouls every game while shooting 74.3% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 22.1 times per game (30th in the league) and they turn the ball over 12.4 times per game. Dallas has earned 5,071 points for the campaign (112.7 per contest) and they pull in 38.8 boards per game. As an offense, the Mavericks are connecting on 47.0% from the field, which ranks them 18th in the league.
The Dallas defense allows 35.4% on three-point shots (505 of 1,426) and their opposition knocks down 77.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have relinquished 24.2 assists and 44.2 rebounds per contest, which ranks 10th and 23rd in the league. The Mavericks on the defensive side of the court are 12th in the NBA in points given up per game with 112.3. They are able to force 13.7 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 47.9% from the floor (23rd in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlanta
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