Clippers vs Mavericks: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 15, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 15, 2021

The Los Angeles Clippers (25-15) are slightly favored () to break a four-game road losing streak when they visit the Dallas Mavericks (20-17) on Monday, March 15 at 9:00 PM ET. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of March 15, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Clippers vs Mavericks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 15

Clippers:
Patrick Beverley: Out (Knee)

Mavericks:
James Johnson: Day To Day (Personal),
Tyrell Terry: Day To Day (Illness)

Clippers and Mavericks Records ATS

  • Los Angeles has a 21-19 record ATS this year.
  • The Clippers are 17-16 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 1.5-point favorite.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in 23 of 40 games this season (57.5%).
  • Dallas holds a losing record ATS this season with 17 wins and 20 losses ATS.
  • For the 22nd time this season, the Mavericks are at least a 1.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 9-12 against the spread.
  • 20 of Dallas’ 37 games (54.1%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Head to Head

The Mavericks got a team-high 24 points out of Luka Doncic on the way to a 124-73 win against Paul George (15 points) and the Clippers in their last matchup on December 27, 2020. The Clippers were 3-point favorites in the game, but the Mavericks covered the spread in the loss. The teams put up a total of 197 total points to go under the 226.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/27/2020 Clippers Clippers -3 226.5 -146 123 Regular Season 124-73 DAL*
  • 12/27/2020 DNP – Clippers: Kawhi Leonard, Marcus Morris
    Mavericks: Kristaps Porzingis

Scoring Trends

  • In Los Angeles’ matchups this season, the Clippers and their opponents have eclipsed Monday’s point total of 227 points 18 times (45% of opportunities).
  • In 14 out of Dallas’ 37 games this year (37.8%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the total in Monday’s matchup.
  • This season the average total for Clippers games is 225.2 points, 1.8 fewer than the over/under of 227 points for this contest.
  • Mavericks’ games have an over/under of 223.8 points this season, 3.2 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.
  • The average implied total for the Clippers this season is 115.9 points, 1.9 more points than their implied total of 114 points in Monday’s game.
  • This season, Los Angeles has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (114) 24 times.
  • The 114.6-point average implied total on the season for the Mavericks is 1.6 more points than the team’s 113-point implied total in this matchup.
  • This season, Dallas has scored more than this game’s implied total of 113 points 18 times.
  • The Clippers are at the sixth spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (115.2 PPG), while the Mavericks allow the 17th-fewest points per game (111.9) in the league.
  • The Clippers have scored a total of 211 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 5.2 per game), while the Mavericks have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by two total points, zero per game).

Clippers Leaders

  • Kawhi Leonard leads the Clippers in scoring, putting up 26.6 points per game.
  • Los Angeles is led in rebounding by Ivica Zubac’s 6.9 rebounds per game and assisting by George’s 5.3 assists per game .
  • The Clippers are led by George from long distance. He hits 3.4 shots from deep per game.
  • Leonard leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Serge Ibaka collects 1.2 blocks a contest to pace Los Angeles.

Mavericks Leaders

  • Doncic has the top spot on the Mavericks scoring and assist lists, tallying 28.2 points and 9.1 assists per game.
  • Kristaps Porzingis collects all of the boards and is the Dallas leader in rebounds, pulling down 8.5 per game.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. makes more threes per game than any other member of the Mavericks, cashing in 2.8 treys per game.
  • Dallas’ Dorian Finney-Smith has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 0.9 per game and Porzingis is first in blocks with 1.6 per game.

Predictions

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