Mavericks vs. Clippers Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Friday, Apr 26

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For your Mavericks vs. Clippers predictions needs, we’ve got you covered as the Clippers hit the road to face the Mavericks on Friday, Apr 26 at 8:00 ET. Currently, the total sits at 213, with the Mavericks favored by 4.5 at home. Keep reading to get our Mavericks vs. Clippers player props and predictions.

Mavericks vs. Clippers Odds

  • Spread: Mavericks -4.5
  • Total 213

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Game Info

  • Date: Friday, Apr 26
  • Time: 8:00 ET
  • Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas TX
  • TV: ESPN

Clippers Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Clippers have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 1-4 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last ten road contests, the Clippers offense has averaged 113 points per game while allowing an average of 108. Los Angeles posted an overall record of 8-2 while going 4-6 ATS.
  • Going back to their last three games as the underdog, the Clippers have a straight up record of 1-2. But, their mark vs the spread was just 1-2.

Mavericks Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Mavericks have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 4-1 vs. the spread.
  • Across the Mavericks last ten home games, the team averaged 109 points per game while allowing 104. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 7-3, while going 7-3 straight-up.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Mavericks have a straight up record of 7-3 and an ATS mark of 7-3.

The Mavericks picked up a 96-93 win over the Clippers in the most recent game of this series. Luka Doncic led all scorers with 32 points and also added 9 assists and 6 rebounds. The Clippers were led by James Harden and Paul George, who both scored 22 points. The Mavericks were 1.5-point underdogs heading into the game and covered the spread.

Heading into the game, the over/under line was set at 217 points, and the teams fell 28 points short of that mark. The Mavericks held the Clippers to just 36.8% shooting from the field and 26.7% from three-point range. However, the Mavericks weren’t much better offensively, shooting just 42.1% from the field. Dallas did make 14 threes, which was above their season average.

Will the Clippers Pull Through as the Away Underdog?

In Clippers games this season, the average over/under line has been 227.5, which is higher than today’s line of 213. The team’s games have averaged a combined 227.2 points per game, and the under has hit in their last four games.

Los Angeles has gone 38-45-1 on the over/under this season, including a mark of 20-21 on the road and 19-24 at home. As the underdog, their games have averaged a scoring margin of -6.6 points per game.

Against the spread, the Clippers are 39-45 overall and 20-21 on the road. As the underdog, they are 7-13 vs. the spread, and they have failed to cover the spread in three straight games as the favorite.

Going into today’s game, the Clippers are 4.5-point underdogs. This season, they have been the underdog in 20 of their 82 games, going 6-14 in those games. The team is 51-31 overall and finished 1st in the Pacific Division.

In their most recent game, the Clippers lost to the Mavericks by a score of 96-93. They were favored by 1.5 points in that game and went into the game with an ATS record of 32-32 as the favorite. The O/U line for that game was 217 points.

Los Angeles comes into the game as the 12th ranked scoring offense, at 115.6 points per game. Despite their above-average scoring, they have scored below the league average in 52.4% of their games. The Clippers are near the bottom of the league in pace, averaging 96.6 possessions per game.

Bones Hyland has been playing well for the Clippers of late, averaging 28.5 points per game in his last two games. In these games, he hit 39.1% of his threes. Paul George and James Harden are both averaging 18 points per game in their last two games. George is averaging 2.7 made threes per game for the season, while Harden is at 38.1% from beyond the arc this year.

On the season, the Clippers are giving up 112.0 points per game (10th). On the road, they are allowing 112.3 points per contest (10th). Over their last five games, the Clippers have given up 108.6 points per game (13th).

So far this season, opponents are shooting 46.8% from the field (12th) and 36.2% from three (14th). Over their last five games, they have been even better from beyond the arc, holding teams to just 30.9% shooting (4th).

When it comes to rebounding, the Clippers are 18th in the league at 43.0 boards per contest. They are also 9th in steals at 7.8 per game and 17th in blocked shots at 5.0 per contest.

Is a Home Win Possible for Dallas?

Dallas is 38-14 as the favorite this season and is favored by 4.5 points today. In their last two games as the favorite, the Mavericks have failed to cover the spread. Overall, they are 33-19 ATS as the favorite and 49-35 ATS for the season (21-20 at home, 28-15 on the road).

The Mavericks’ O/U record for the season is 37-47, and the under has hit in their last five games. Today’s O/U line is set at 213, and their games have averaged 232.6 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Mavericks defeated the Clippers by a score of 96-93. Dallas was a 1.5-point underdog in that game and improved their ATS record to 21-20 at home.

With a record of 50-32, the Mavericks are currently in 5th place in the Western Conference. Against Western Conference opponents, they are 31-21 and 19-11 against the East.

On average, the Mavericks have outscored their opponents by 3.6 points per game at home. On the road, they have a scoring differential of +0.5 points per game.

Dallas comes into the game as the NBA’s 8th ranked scoring offense, at 117.9 points per contest. Their scoring average at home is 118.7 points per game, which is also 8th in the league. In terms of pace, the Mavericks are 10th in the league, averaging 99.6 possessions per game.

Luka Doncic is averaging 31.3 points per game over his last three games on a shooting percentage of 41.3%. He also averaged 9.3 rebounds in those games. For the season, the Mavericks are the 3rd ranked team in made threes, at 14.6 per game. Tim Hardaway Jr. is out with an ankle injury, and he is averaging 14.4 points per game.

On the season, the Mavericks are 19th in the NBA in points allowed per game at 115.3. In their last five games, they have been even better, ranking 9th in the league at 107.2 points per game allowed. Dallas is also 12th in defensive rebounds per game and 15th in blocked shots per game.

Opponents have shot 47.5% from the field against the Mavericks this season, which is 19th in the NBA. In their last five games, they have been even better, ranking 10th in field goal percentage allowed at 45.5%. Dallas is also 20th in three-point shooting percentage allowed on the season.

So far this season, opponents have scored more than their season average 59.8% of the time vs. the Mavericks. In terms of made threes, opponents have made more than their season average 59.8% of the time vs. Dallas.

Mavericks vs. Clippers Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Paul George and his points prop of 20.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -123 while the under is at -111. Our projections have Paul George going 8/18 from the field on his way to 24 points. Our recommended bet is take the over on his prop bet with a payout of -123.

  • The Prop: Paul George Over 20.5 Points (-123)

Mavericks vs. Clippers Predictions

For a pick on the point-spread in this Mavericks vs. Clippers matchup, our bet is to grab the Clippers at +4.5. Even though our projections have the Mavericks winning 119-116, we see the Clippers as the play on the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 213, and our model projects the Clippers and Mavericks to reach a combined total of 235 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

The Pick: Clippers +4.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook