Washington Wizards vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction, 1/24/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Washington Wizards vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
The Dallas Mavericks are hosting the Washington Wizards at American Airlines Center on Tuesday.
The Wizards took the court against the Magic and earned the victory with a final of 138-118 in their last game. In regard to personal fouls, the Wizards left the arena with 18 while the Magic totaled 19 personal fouls. They knocked down 14 of their 34 tries from distance. Orlando ended up going 83.3% from the charity stripe by burying 20 of their 24 tries. On top of that, Orlando snagged 41 boards (9 offensive, 32 defensive) and had 5 rejections. Orlando totaled 24 assists and had 3 steals for the game. When it comes to defense, Washington allowed the other team to go 46.7% from the floor on 42 of 90 shooting. They also recorded 34 assists for the game while creating 10 turnovers and getting 6 steals. Regarding getting rebounds, they compiled 46 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. From the free throw line, the Wizards converted 18 of 25 shots for a rate of 72.0%. Washington finished the game with a 53.7% field goal percentage (51 of 95) and knocked down 18 of 34 3-pointers.
Rui Hachimura is a guy who played a role in this matchup. Hachimura shot 59.1% from the floor but finished the game without a dime. He saw the court for 30 minutes and also collected 5 rebounds. He notched 30 points on 13 of 22 shooting.
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Washington will enter this contest with a win-loss record of 20-26 on the year. They cough up possession 14.0 times per contest and as a squad they commit 19.5 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Washington is grabbing 44.2 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 1,155 assists on the campaign, which is 15th in the NBA in terms of passing the rock. The Wizards are shooting 35.0% on 3-point shots (511 of 1,462) and 77.6% from the charity stripe. They average 112.5 points per contest (23rd in the league) while connecting on 48.0% from the field.
Defensively, the Wizards are forcing their opponents into 12.4 turnovers per game and they draw 19.7 personal fouls. They surrender 36.2% on shots from downtown while they are 15th in the league in points per game allowed (113.3). The Wizards are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 46.3% (1,916 of 4,138) and they surrender 43.4 boards per game as a basketball team. They are ranked 4th in basketball in giving up assists with 1,078 surrendered on the season.
For their last game, the Mavericks went home defeated by a final of 112-98 against the Clippers. In reference to how they rebounded, Dallas permitted Los Angeles to snag 46 in all (9 on the offensive side). They went 42.9% from distance via 12 of 28 and ended up shooting 30 out of 31 from the free throw line (96.8%). The Mavericks allowed the Clippers to make 35 of their 77 tries from the field which had them at 45.5% for the contest. When all was said and done, the Mavericks finished 35 for 80 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 43.8%. When discussing shots from downtown, Dallas buried 13 out of their 35 tries (37.1%). They were able to knock down 15 of the free throw tries for a rate of 57.7%. The Clippers earned 23 fouls for this game which took the Mavericks to the charity stripe for a total of 26 attempts. They also coughed up the ball 10 times, while earning 3 steals for the game. The Mavericks were able to corral 26 defensive rebounds and 12 offensive rebounds for a total of 38 in this game.
Luka Doncic ended up being a factor for the Mavericks for this contest. He converted 9 of 21 for the game giving him a rate of 42.9%, and totaled 10 rebounds. Doncic recorded 29 points in his 39 mins of playing time and totaled 4 assists for the contest.
Dallas has a win-loss mark of 25-23 this year. The Mavericks commit 21.1 fouls per game and they connect on 74.2% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 22.0 times per game (30th in basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.4 times per game. Dallas has accounted for 5,406 pts so far this season (112.6 per contest) and they grab 38.6 rebounds per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Mavericks are shooting 47.1% from the field, which is 18th in the NBA.
The Dallas defense surrenders 35.6% on shots from beyond the perimeter (534 of 1,500) and their opponents are making 78.3% of their shots from the charity stripe. They allow 24.0 assists and 44.0 boards per contest, which is ranked 9th and 20th in basketball. The Mavericks on defense are ranked 9th in the league in points per game surrendered with 112.2. They are forcing 13.7 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 48.0% from the field (25th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Washington
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