Clippers host Mavericks on Wednesday
The Los Angeles Clippers are 4-1 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games against the Dallas Mavericks as those Western Conference contenders square off in NBA betting action on Wednesday.
The Clippers and Mavericks last met on January 3 in Dallas, with Los Angeles grabbing a 119-112 road victory as a 3-point favorite on the NBA odds in that contest. The OVER has paid out in three of the last four games between the two teams.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Clippers currently sport a record of 26-13, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 23-16 ATS. The Mavericks are 23-16 and 20-18-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Clippers post a 19-18-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Mavericks have gone 19-20 against the number.
The Clippers sit at No. 7 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Mavericks are at No. 15 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Clippers will win this game 100-96.
In their last action, Dallas was a 107-88 winner at home against the Magic. They covered the 12.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (195) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Dallas got 21 points from Monta Ellis en route to a 107-88 victory over Orlando on Monday at American Airlines Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 105.28 PPG, against a Mavericks defense that ranks No. 19 at 101.18 PPG. The Clippers field goal percentage has averaged 46.42% so far, less than the Mavericks shooters have achieved on the year, 46.82% per game.
Dallas at Phoenix, Friday, January 17th
Los Angeles at New York, Friday, January 17th