Mavericks vs Clippers Betting
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Los Angeles when they hit take on the Mavericks on Tuesday in pro hoops betting action.
Dallas will face the 17-26 Clippers, who own a 23-19-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Mavericks are 22-21 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Clippers are 23-19-1 favoring the OVER.
If you're going with the Mavericks in this one, they're listed as 6-point favorites on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 195.5 for Monday.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Mavericks, currently #11 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Clippers, who rate #15 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 100-96 victory for the Mavericks.
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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dallas's #23-ranked offense (96.3 PPG) against a Clippers defense that ranks #19 at 101.7 PPG. The Mavericks have averaged 46.3% from the field per game, more than the Clippers have managed so far this season (45.9% on average).
Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's #23-rated defense on the road, allowing 106.4 points per game. Dallas, meanwhile, comes in at #24 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 113-109 winner at home against the Warriors. They failed to cover the 8.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (222) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Warriors were burned for 30 points by Blake Griffin on Saturday as the Clippers picked up a 113-109 win at STAPLES Center.
The Mavericks were an 87-86 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nets. They failed to cover the 4.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (173) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Mavericks grabbed an 87-86 win over the Nets on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Dirk Nowitzki at Prudential Center.
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing Golden State are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Dallas Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing New Jersey are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Clippers at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the LA Clippers last 7 games
LA Clippers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of the LA Clippers last 24 games when playing Dallas
Dallas is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
Dallas is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Dallas's last 24 games when playing LA Clippers
LA Clippers at Houston, Wednesday, January 26
Dallas home to Houston, Thursday, January 27