Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs - 11/30/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (14-4) at Dallas Mavericks (3-13)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 8:30 pm (American Airlines Center)
The Line: Dallas Mavericks +9 -- Over/Under: 192 See the Latest Odds
The San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks square off Wednesday night in NBA action at the American Airlines Center.
The San Antonio Spurs look to avoid back-to-back losses with a big road victory to get back on track. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 104.4 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 98.6 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 24.8 points and 3.2 assists while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 18.4 points and 6.7 rebounds. Patty Mills is the third double-digit scorer and Pau Gasol is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 39.9 percent from beyond the arc and 84 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.8 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs haven’t lost on the road this season.
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The Dallas Mavericks look for back-to-back victories for the second time this season in hopes of getting back on track. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 91.5 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 100.4 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Harrison Barnes is averaging 20.8 points and 5.8 rebounds while J.J. Barea is averaging 16.3 points and 5.4 assists. Wesley Matthews is the third double-digit scorer and Dirk Nowitzki is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79.8 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Mavericks are allowing 40.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.8 rebounds per game. The Dallas Mavericks have lost four of their last six home games.
The Spurs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games. The Mavericks are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 home games and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The underdog is 14-4 ATS in the last 18 meetings and the road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Mavericks are well rested and about as healthy as they've been all season. Meanwhile, the Spurs played last night and are coming off a home loss to the Orlando Magic. While the points seem like good value, the Mavericks are still trash offensively and the Spurs have played their best ball on the road, as all four of their losses this season have come at home. Not to mention the Spurs have won the last six games against the Mavericks and three of them were decided by double digits.