Dallas Mavericks vs. Memphis Grizzlies - 11/18/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Grizzlies (6-5) at Dallas Mavericks (2-8)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 18, 2016 at 8:30 pm (American Airlines Center)
The Line: Dallas Mavericks +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks meet Friday night in a NBA matchup at the American Airlines Center.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for their third straight road victory to get back to a .500 record. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 98.7 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 102.4 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Mike Conley is averaging 19.8 points and 6.5 assists while Marc Gasol is averaging 19.3 points and six rebounds. Zach Randolph is the third double-digit scorer and Vince Carter is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.7 rebounds per game. The Memphis Grizzlies have lost three of their last five road games.
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The Dallas Mavericks could use a feel good victory after losing six of their last eight games. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 93.7 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 100.2 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Harrison Barnes is averaging 22.9 points and 5.9 rebounds while J.J. Barea is averaging 16.3 points and 5.4 assists. Wesley Matthews is the third double-digit scorer and Deron Williams is dishing 4.8 assists. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 30.6 percent from beyond the arc and 80.4 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Mavericks are allowing 40.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.4 rebounds per game. The Dallas Mavericks have won five of their last eight home games.
The Grizzlies are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Southwest. The Mavericks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Grizzlies are 5-11 ATS in the last 16 meetings and the over is 10-2-1 in the last 13 meetings.
The Mavericks continue to stink up the joint and are struggling to put the ball through the hoop. The Memphis Grizzlies are playing their best ball of the season and finally finding some success. With Memphis in good form at the moment, have to ride the Grizzlies and the small line.