Free NBA Picks Today: Dallas Mavericks vs Washington Wizards 1/24/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Dallas Mavericks vs Washington Wizards 1/24/23
Tue 24th January 2023

The Washington Wizards (20-26, 8-16 Away), one of the league’s top shooting defenses, head to face the Dallas Mavericks (25-23, 17-8 Home) on Tuesday. Washington blew out the Orlando Magic 138-118 at Capital One Arena on Saturday. Rui Hachimura was the scoring leader with 30 points.

Delon Wright was another standout performer with 15 points, eight assists, three rebounds, and three steals. The Wizards are the 11th seed in the Eastern Conference.

Dallas dropped their last game on Sunday at American Airlines Center, falling to the Los Angeles Clippers 112-98. Luka Doncic had 29 points and 10 rebounds in the loss to lead the team. The Mavericks are the fifth seed in the Western Conference.

It’s the last meeting of the season between the teams. Washington will be looking for a season sweep against Dallas after taking the only prior game 113-105 at Capital One Arena in November 2022, their third straight head-to-head victory.

Kyle Kuzma led the Wizards with 36 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists. Spencer Dinwiddie had 33 points and six assists in defeat.

Kristaps Porzingis and Kuzma, averaging 22.1 and 21.8 points per game, respectively, are leading the Wizards in scoring this season. Porzingis also has grabbed 8.8 rebounds per game. Meanwhile, Monte Morris is dishing 5.5 assists per game.

Doncic’s 33.6 points per game have powered the Mavs on offense. He ranks as the second-highest scorer in the NBA. Doncic has also put up 8.7 assists, fourth-most in the league, and 8.9 rebounds per game.

Foes are shooting 46.3% from the field against the Wizards, ranking as one of the league’s stingiest FG% defenses (5th).

The Wizards have struggled in recent visits to American Airlines Center, losing eight of the last 10.In the last 10 games, Washington is 5-5 with an average margin of +1.6 (115.2-113.6).

Dallas has gone 3-7 over the last 10, allowing 119.7 points per game on average while scoring only 112.8 (-6.9 margin). The Mavericks are averaging 112.6 ppg for the full season while allowing 112.2.


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points per game:
Monte Morris: 14.3 | 10.3 | +4.0
Rebounds per game:
Deni Avdija: 9.0 | 6.0 | +3.0
Kristaps Porzingis: 6.5 | 8.8 | -2.3


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Christian Wood: 38.0 | 28.5 | +9.5
Points per game:
Spencer Dinwiddie: 22.6 | 16.8 | +5.8
Rebounds per game:
Christian Wood: 12.5 | 8.4 | +4.1

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Dallas Mavs -7.5 (-105)

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