Memphis Grizzlies vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction, 3/13/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Memphis Grizzlies vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Monday, March 13, 2023
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
American Airlines Center is the site where the Dallas Mavericks will compete against the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday.
The Grizzlies played the Mavericks and earned the victory with a final of 112-108 in their last game. Memphis ended the contest with a 47.7% field goal percentage (41 out of 86) and converted 10 of 38 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the charity stripe, the Grizzlies knocked down 20 of their 24 tries for a rate of 83.3%. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they compiled 45 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 25 dimes in this game as well as forcing 11 turnovers and having 7 steals. When it comes to defense, Memphis allowed their opponent to shoot 45.9% from the floor on 39 of 85 shooting. Dallas recorded 25 assists and had 4 steals for the game. Furthermore, Dallas grabbed 43 rebounds (10 offensive, 33 defensive) and earned 5 blocks. Dallas finished the game at 65.2% from the free throw line by making 15 of 23 tries. They also knocked down 15 of their 43 attempts from beyond the arc. When it comes to personal fouls, the Grizzlies finished with 16 and the Mavericks totaled 17 personal fouls.
Desmond Bane is a guy who was a major factor for this contest. Bane shot 44.4% from the field and also recorded 8 assists. He saw the court for 35 minutes and collected 7 boards. He recorded 25 points on 8 out of 18 shooting.
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Memphis heads into this contest with a mark of 40-26 for the season. They are losing possession via turnover 13.7 times per contest and as a squad they are committing 20.2 fouls every game. As a unit, Memphis is snagging 47.1 rebounds per game and is sitting with 1,676 assists on the campaign, which ranks 18th in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. The Grizzlies are connecting on 34.4% on 3-point shots (755 of 2,197) and 72.7% from the free throw line. They average 115.8 pts per game (11th in the league) on 46.9% from the floor.
Defensively, the Grizzlies are forcing their opponents into 15.3 turnovers every game while drawing 20.7 personal fouls. They are conceding 35.3% on shots from beyond the arc and they are 5th in the league in opponents PPG (111.9). The Grizzlies defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.9% (2,653 of 5,913) and they concede 44.6 rebounds per game as a unit. They are ranked 14th in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,727 relinquished this season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Mavericks walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 112-108 when they played the Grizzlies. When it comes to team rebounding, Dallas allowed Memphis to snag 45 in total (11 on the offensive side). They went 26.3% from downtown by hitting 10 of 38 and ended up shooting 20 of 24 from the free throw line (83.3%). The Mavericks allowed the Grizzlies to convert 41 out of 86 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 47.7% in this game. When this game wrapped up, the Mavericks went 39 out of 85 from the field which had them sitting at 45.9%. With regard to shots from distance, Dallas buried 15 out of 43 tries (34.9%). They were able to convert 15 of the free throws for a rate of 65.2%. The Grizzlies committed 16 fouls for the matchup which got the Mavericks to the charity stripe for 23 tries. They turned it over 11 times, while earning 4 steals in this matchup. The Mavericks were able to pull down 33 defensive boards and 10 offensive rebounds totaling 43 for this contest.
Tim Hardaway Jr. ended up having an impact for the Mavericks in this game. He converted 8 of 15 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 53.3%, and had 6 rebounds. Hardaway recorded 23 points in his 36 minutes on the hardwood and accumulated 2 assists in the game.
Dallas has a mark of 34-34 this season. On the offensive side of the ball, the Mavericks are shooting 47.4% from the field, which has them ranked 15th in the league. Dallas has accounted for 7,745 points on the season (113.9 per game) and they pull in 38.6 rebounds per contest. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 22.5 times per contest (29th in basketball) and they are turning it over 12.3 times per game. The Mavericks have committed 20.8 fouls per game and they connect on 74.9% from the free throw line.
The Dallas defense gives up 35.1% on shots from beyond the arc (748 of 2,132) and their opponents are converting on 78.5% of their free throw shots. They give up 24.6 dimes and 43.9 total rebounds per game, which is 9th and 19th in the league. The Mavericks on the defensive side of the court are 14th in the NBA in PPG allowed with 113.2. They have forced 13.4 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 48.6% from the field (25th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Memphis
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