Nuggets vs. Mavericks - 3/28/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dallas Mavericks (35-37) at Denver Nuggets (31-43)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 28, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Pepsi Center)
The Line: Denver Nuggets -1.5 -- Over/Under: 212 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSW, ALT2
The Dallas Mavericks and Denver Nuggets square off Monday night at the Pepsi Center.
The Dallas Mavericks could use a nice win after losing five of their last six games. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 102.9 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 103.3 points on 45 percent shooting. Dirk Nowitzki is averaging 18.8 points and 6.7 rebounds while Deron Williams is averaging 14 points and 5.8 assists. Chandler Parsons is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Wesley Matthews is dishing 1.9 assists. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Mavericks are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game. The Dallas Mavericks have lost four straight road games.
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The Denver Nuggets look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 102.3 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 104.9 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Will Barton is averaging 14.7 points and 2.4 assists while D.J. Augustin is averaging 12.7 points and 4.7 assists. Emmanuel Mudiay is grabbing 3.4 rebounds and Gary Harris is dishing 1.8 assists. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 76.9 percent from the free throw line. The Nuggets are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.6 rebounds per game. The Denver Nuggets have won five straight home games.
The Mavericks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Monday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Northwest. The Nuggets are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Southwest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Mavericks are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Denver and 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Mavs are in horrible form right now, wich includes four straight road losses. Meanwhile, the young Nuggets are picking up steam heading into the offseason and have won five straight at home. The young Nuggets should be able to run the older Mavs into the ground.