Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
When: Friday, November 8, 8:30 PM. ET.
The Dallas Mavericks will be going for their third consecutive win when they take on the New York Knicks on Friday night.
Knicks Trying To Snap Four-Game Losing StreakThe Knicks were unable to build on their first win of the season and have lost their last four games since they defeated the Chicago Bulls last week. They will be trying to snap their losing streak and pick up their second win of the season when they face the Mavericks on Friday.
Okay, Mook 👀🔁 pic.twitter.com/X6AoupKNQC— NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) November 7, 2019
New York has struggled on offense this season, averaging g 99.9 points per game, which is 29th in the league. The team is shooting 42.5 percent from the field and 35.2 percent from three-point range.
Marcus Morris Sr. leads the Knicks with 17.9 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. RJ Barrett is averaging 17.9 points and 6.1 rebounds per game, while Julius Randle averages 14.3 points and 9.5 rebounds per game.
The Knicks have played better on the defensive end, holding opponents to 110.4 points per game, which is 15th in the league. With the Mavericks having a high-scoring offense, they will need to play well defensively to give themselves a chance to get the win.
Mavericks Going For Second Consecutive Win Over KnicksThe Mavericks won their last meeting against the Knicks last season and will try to pick up another win over New York when they meet for the first time this season on Friday. Kristaps Porzingis, who was traded to the Mavericks last season and missed their last game, will get his first chance to punish his former team on Friday night.
🎶 They just took a DNA test, turns out they're 💯% THAT BENCH... 🎵 pic.twitter.com/WnXRVtBZhN— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) November 7, 2019
The Mavericks are one of the best offensive teams in the league, averaging 115.3 points per game, which is sixth in the league. The team is shooting 45.3 percent from the field and 35.4 percent from three-point range.
Luka Doncic leads the Mavericks with 26.7 points, 9.9 rebounds, and 9.1 assists per game. Porzingis is averaging 19 points and 8.1 rebounds per game, while J.J. Barea is averaging 11 points and three assists per game.
The Mavericks have also played well on the defensive end and are holding opponents to 111.3 points per game. They held the Orlando Magic to 106 points in their last game and will need another solid defensive effort to get past the Knicks.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Covers.com, are: New York is:
- 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. Western Conference teams.
- 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Covers.com, are: Dallas is:
- 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following an ATS loss.
- 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 day’s rest.
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Atlantic Division teams.