Philadelphia 76ers (42-26) welcome Dallas Mavericks (43-26) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 4:30 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Philadelphia 76ers vs Dallas Mavericks, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Philadelphia 76ers vs Dallas Mavericks: Match Details
Date: Saturday, March 19, 2022
Time: 4:30 AM IST OR 6:00 PM ET (March 18)
Location: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers have been in good form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won thrice, losing two times (WLWLW). They are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
Dallas Mavericks have been in great form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WLWWW). They are 8-2 in their last 10 games.
The 76ers currently sit in third place in the Eastern Conference. While the Mavericks are positioned in fifth place in the Western Conference.
Their last meeting took place on February 4, 2022 and it ended in a 107-98 win for the Mavericks in Dallas. This will be their second meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Philadelphia 76ers– Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid lead the NBA this season for Points per game (29.9), ahead of the likes of LeBron James (29.7) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (29.7).
Embiid is also averaging 11.3 Rebounds (most), 1.5 Blocks (most) and 4.3 Assists (third-most) for the 76ers.
In Philadelphia’s last match, Embiid was the hero once again, putting up an absurd line of 35 points, 17 rebounds, and 5 assists against Cleveland.
Dallas Mavericks– Luka Dončić
Luka Dončić has the fifth-highest Points (28.0) as well as the fifth-highest Assists (8.6) per game this NBA season.
Dončić also leads the Mavericks in Rebounds (9.3) and Steals (1.2) per game in addition to the above two metrics.
However, he also has the most Turnovers per game (4.5) for Dallas, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Dallas Mavericks: Key Points
- Philadelphia are 19-15 at home, while the Mavericks are 20-14 away.
- Dallas have won 4 of the last 6 games between the two.
- In their last head-to-head, Luka Dončić had the most in-game Points (33), Rebounds (13) and Assists (15).
- The 76ers (11.7) and the Mavericks (11.8) are second and third respectively in NBA this season for least Turnovers per game.
- James Harden of Philadelphia sits second in Assists per game (10.2) this NBA campaign.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Dallas Mavericks: Match Predictions
Dallas Mavericks are slight underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are marginally favoring Philadelphia 76ers, especially because of their star power and potential absentees in the opposition dugout.
Predicted Winner: Philadelphia 76ers
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