Los Angeles Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks August 17, 2020 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on August 16, 2020

On Monday (August 17, 2020), the Los Angeles Clippers (49-23, 0-0) are currently 6-point favorites over the Dallas Mavericks (43-32, 0-0). The matchup has an over/under of 230. The battle between these two teams at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida is one of eight contests slated in the NBA for the day. Tip-off is scheduled for 9:00 PM ET.

Betting Information

Clippers vs Mavericks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -6 -115 -105 230 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Clippers vs Mavericks
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Clippers (-6) Under (230) Clippers 118 Mavericks 110

Head to Head

After three head-to-head matchups this season, Los Angeles has a 3-0 record against Dallas. The Clippers also have a 3-0 record against the spread when facing the Mavericks.

Clippers vs Mavericks in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
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 good against the spread this season, posting a 41-30 record.
  • The Clippers fare well when favored by at least 6 points, posting an 18-16 record against the spread.
  • Los Angeles has more often than not combined with its adversaries to reach the over, doing so 34 times in 72 contests (47.2%).

Mavericks Betting Information

  • Dallas and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year — 44 of 75 (58.7%).
  • Dallas has a winning record against the spread, going 36-35-3 ATS (covering 48.6% of the time).
  • When they are at least 6-point underdogs, the Mavericks have fared well, going 5-1 against the spread.

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 43.1% 116.3 233.3 109.9 222 226.2
Mavericks 34 45.3% 117 233.3 112.1 222 229.1

Clippers Leaders

  • The Clippers scoring leader is Kawhi Leonard, who puts up 27.1 points per game.
  • Lou Williams leads Los Angeles with 5.6 assists a game and Ivica Zubac paces the squad with 7.5 rebounds per contest.
  • Leonard leads the team with 1.8 steals per game. Montrezl Harrell collects 1.1 blocks a game to pace Los Angeles.
  • The Clippers are led by Paul George from long distance. He knocks down 3.3 shots from deep per game.

Mavericks Leaders

  • Luka Doncic’s strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Mavericks scoring and assists leaderboards with 28.8 points per game and 8.8 assists per game.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Kristaps Porzingis is the Dallas leader with 9.5 per game.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. is tops from three-point range for the Mavericks, hitting 2.9 threes per game.
  • Delon Wright is at the top of Dallas’ steals hierarchy with 1.2 steals per game and Porzingis leads the squad in blocks with 2.0 per game.

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