Nets at Mavericks - 1/29/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Brooklyn Nets (12-34) at Dallas Mavericks (26-21)
NBA Basketball: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 8:30 pm (American Airlines Center)
The Line: Dallas Mavericks -9.5 -- Over/Under: 199 See the Latest Odds
TV: YES, FSSW
The Brooklyn Nets and Dallas Mavericks square off Friday at the American Airlines Center.
The Brooklyn Nets need a nice win after losing eight of their last 10 games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 95.6 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 103.1 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 19.6 points and 8.4 rebounds while Thaddeus Young is averaging 15.2 points and nine rebounds. Joe Johnson is dishing 3.8 assists and Bojan Bogdanovic is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Nets are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have lost 10 of their last 13 road games.
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The Dallas Mavericks look for some consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 101.1 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 101.7 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Dirk Nowitzki is averaging 17.6 points and 6.7 rebounds while Deron Williams is averaging 14 points and 5.5 assists. Wesley Matthews is dishing 1.8 assists and Zaza Pachulia is grabbing 10.7 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Mavs are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game. The Dallas Mavericks have won eight of their last 11 home games.
The Nets are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games playing on 2 days rest and 2-10-1 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Mavericks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 Friday games. The Nets are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Dallas.
The Nets struggle to win and cover, as they've covered just two of their last 13 games. The Mavs play very well at home and have covered their last four in front of their home fans. Give me Dallas at home by double digits.