San Antonio Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks - 2/26/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Dallas Mavericks (35-23) at San Antonio Spurs (24-32)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs +5 -- Over/Under:
The Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs meet Wednesday in NBA action at the AT&T Center.
The Dallas Mavericks need a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 116.8 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 110.6 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Luka Doncic is averaging 28.8 points and 8.6 assists while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 18.5 points and 9.1 rebounds. Tim Hardaway Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Seth Curry is dishing two assists. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 77.9 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Mavericks are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.2 rebounds per game. The Dallas Mavericks have split their last six road games.
The San Antonio Spurs need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 113 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 114.6 points on 46.9 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 22.7 points and 5.6 rebounds while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 18.8 points and 2.4 assists. Patty Mills is the third double-digit scorer and Bryn Forbes is dishing 1.9 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 80.6 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.1 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have split their last six home games.
The Mavericks are 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings in San Antonio and 10-4 ATS in the last 14 meetings. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The San Antonio Spurs haven't shown much improvement since the all star break, as they're losing their last five games by an average of 7.6 points while allowing 51 percent shooting from the field. The Dallas Mavericks are winning their last five games by an average of 8.6 points while shooting 50 percent from the field. The Spurs are just 9-17 against the spread at home. I have to eat the small chalk with the Mavs in this spot.