Dallas Mavericks vs. Atlanta Hawks - 10/12/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (0-0) vs Dallas Mavericks (0-0)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm (McCamish Pavilion)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks -3 -- Over/Under: 199.5 See the Latest Odds
The Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks tune up for the start of the NBA regular season.
The Dallas Mavericks are nearing the end of the preseason schedule with a trip to face the Atlanta Hawks. Dallas defeated the visiting Orlando Magic last time out behind a solid overall defensive performance that overcame a three point blitz from the Magic. The Mavs limited Orlando to 41.4% accuracy although Orlando netted 17 long balls which was countered by nearly 48% shooting for just enough scoring.
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Dallas was led in the scoring column by Dennis Smith Jr. with 16 points, six boards and seven assists on 7-15 from the field while Harrison Barnes was next in line with 14 points on 6-13 from the floor. Dirk Nowitzki netted ten points and grabbed six rebounds while Yogi Ferrell and Dorian Finney-Smith scored nine points each.
The Atlanta Hawks end the preseason with a visit from the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday. Dallas comes off of a 100-88 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies behind solid defense which excelled from the perimeter. The Hawks held the Grizzlies to 43.2% shooting including just 4-22 on threes while hitting their own shots at 45.5% with six more bombs and six more free throws being the difference.
Dennis Schroder led the Atlanta offense with a game high 21 points and five yanks on 8-17 from the floor while Malcolm Delaney tossed in 15 points and added five assists on 4-6 shooting. The twosome of Mike Muscala and Taurean Prince followed with 12 points apiece with Prince posting five yanks.
Mavericks are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight up win and Mavericks are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game and under is 4-1 in Mavericks last 5 games playing on 2 days rest. Mavericks are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight up win and Mavericks are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game and under is 4-1 in Mavericks last 5 games playing on 2 days rest. Mavericks are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings and under is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.
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