Clippers visit Mavericks in NBA clash
Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks Odds
The Dallas Mavericks host Los Angeles on Tuesday, looking to build on their 34-36 mark against the 48-22 Clippers in NBA action at American Airlines Center.
The Mavericks sport records of 34-36 and 41-29 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Clippers sit at 48-22 and 38-31-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 41-27-2 for the Mavericks and 37-33 for the Clippers. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
The Clippers were listed as 1-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 201 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Mavericks at No. 18 and the Clippers at No. 4 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 106-99 result in favor of the Clippers.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Dallas's No. 16-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 19-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Dallas rates No. 10 in the league with 7.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 with 7.5 per outing.
Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's No. 7-rated defense on the road, giving up 95.4 points per game. Dallas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the league in scoring at home.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 101-95 result against the Nets on March 23. The Clippers failed to cover in that game as an 8-point favorite, while the 196 combined points took the game OVER the total. Chris Paul scored 29 points and chipped in with 11 assists for Los Angeles on Saturday, leading the Clippers to a 101-95 victory over Brooklyn at STAPLES Center.
Dallas was a 113-108 winner in its last match at home against the Jazz. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 221 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Mike James scored 19 points leading the Mavericks to a 113-108 victory over Utah at American Airlines Center on Sunday.
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing New Orleans are 2-8
After playing Brooklyn are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Indiana are 7-3
After playing Utah are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Clippers at Mavericks trends to consider:
LA Clippers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games when playing Dallas
LA Clippers are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games
LA Clippers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road
Dallas is 10-1 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games when playing LA Clippers
Dallas is 17-5 SU in their last 22 games when playing LA Clippers
LA Clippers at New Orleans, Wednesday, March 27
Dallas home to Indiana, Thursday, March 28