Spurs vs. Mavericks - 1/17/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dallas Mavericks (23-18) at San Antonio Spurs (35-6)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -11.5 -- Over/Under: 197.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSW, FSSW
The Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs square off Sunday night at the AT&T Center.
The Dallas Mavericks could use some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 100.9 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 100.6 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Dirk Nowitzki is averaging 17.8 points and 6.8 rebounds while Deron Williams is averaging 14.3 points and 5.7 assists. Wesley Matthews is dishing 1.7 assists and Zaza Pachulia is grabbing 10.8 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Mavs are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14 turnovers per game. The Dallas Mavericks have split their last 10 road games. Devin Harris is questionable with a foot injury.
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The San Antonio Spurs haven’t lost a game since Christmas night. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 103.7 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 89.8 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 20.2 points and 7.1 rebounds while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 15.9 points and nine rebounds. Tim Duncan is grabbing 7.7 rebounds and Tony Parker is dishing 5.1 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 38 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.3 turnovers per game. The San Antonio Spurs haven’t lost a home game since March 12th.
The Mavericks are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Spurs are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest and 44-20 ATS in their last 64 games overall. The Mavericks are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in San Antonio and 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings overall.
The Spurs have been a machine pretty much all season long and still have the most wins by double digits. While the Mavs are playing well in their own right, San Antonio is just a whole different monster right now.