Los Angeles Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks: August 21, 2020 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on August 20, 2020

Friday’s game (August 21, 2020) between the Los Angeles Clippers (49-23, 1-1) and the Dallas Mavericks (43-32, 1-1) sees the Clippers as 5-point favorites. The over/under is 231 points for the matchup. Tip-off is scheduled for 9:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida. The battle between these two teams is one of four games slated in the NBA for the day.

Betting Information

Clippers vs Mavericks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -5 -110 -110 231 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Clippers vs Mavericks
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Mavericks (+5) Under (231) Clippers 115 Mavericks 113

Head to Head

Los Angeles has won four of its five head-to-head meetings with Dallas this season. The Clippers also hold a 4-1 edge against the spread when squaring off against the Mavericks.

Clippers vs Mavericks in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
8/19/2020 Clippers -5.5 232.5 -230 188 127-114 DAL
8/17/2020 Clippers -6.5 231 -293 233 118-110 LAC
8/6/2020 Clippers -4.5 231.5 -190 157 126-111 LAC
1/21/2020 Mavericks -2.5 231.5 -141 119 110-107 LAC
11/26/2019 Clippers -1.5 225.5 -121 101 114-99 LAC

Clippers Betting Information

  • Los Angeles has been solid against the spread, going 42-31 on the season.
  • The Clippers have posted a winning record of 24-22 against the spread when the spread is -5 or bigger.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have covered the over/under in just 35 of 74 games this season (47.3%).

Mavericks Betting Information

  • Dallas has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 58.4% of matchups this year (45 out of 77 opportunities).
  • Dallas has a 37-36-3 record against the spread, covering in 48.7% of their games.
  • The Mavericks have fared well as a 5-point underdog, going 11-3 against the spread when they are at least 5-point underdogs.

Over/Under Analysis

Clippers vs Mavericks Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Clippers 31 41.9% 116.3 233.4 110.1 222.3 226.5
Mavericks 34 44.2% 117.1 233.4 112.2 222.3 229.2

Clippers Leaders

  • Kawhi Leonard leads the Clippers in scoring, putting up 27.1 points per game.
  • Los Angeles is led in rebounding by Ivica Zubac’s 8.3 rebounds per game and assisting by Lou Williams’ 5.6 assists per game .
  • Paul George connects on 3.3 threes per game to lead the Clippers.
  • Los Angeles’ steals leader is Leonard, who grabs 1.8 per game. Montrezl Harrell leads the team averaging 1.1 blocks a game.

Mavericks Leaders

  • The Mavericks go-to guy, Luka Doncic, leads the team in both scoring (28.8 points per game) and assists (8.8 assists per game).
  • Kristaps Porzingis collects all of the boards and is the Dallas leader in rebounds, pulling down 9.5 per game.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. makes more threes per game than any other member of the Mavericks, averaging 2.9 treys per game.
  • Nobody on Dallas grabs more steals than Delon Wright (1.2 per game) or blocks more shots than Porzingis (2.0 per game).

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