Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Clippers 5/22/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
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Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Clippers 5/22/2021 – The Dallas Mavericks will take the road to STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California to square off against the Los Angeles Clippers for their opening best-of-seven series. The NBA postseason predictions are flourishing online as the top teams battle to make it to the next round. The Mavericks secured the fifth position in the Western Conference play and they managed to clinch their division along with the Phoenix Suns. The Los Angeles Clippers will enter this game after finishing fourth in the regular season. The Clippers clinched their playoff position with ease.
Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Clippers 5/22/2021
Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Clippers 5/22/2021 Betting Odds
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The Mavericks won 42 games and dropped 30 in total. The Mavericks finished behind the Clippers and ahead of the Trail Blazers in the sixth. In their last game of the regular season, Dallas lost against Minnesota Timberwolves with a final score of 136-121. Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis took the lead for the clipper after going 12 for 23 with their field goal attempts. Both top players contributed 18 points each for the Mavericks while Jalen Brunson netted 15 points and three assists off the bench.
Players to watch: L. Doncic PG 66 GP 66 GS 34.3 MIN 27.7 PTS 0.8 OR 7.2 DR 8 REB 8.6 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 4.3 TO 2.3 PF 2 AST/TO 25.33 PER
K. Porzingis C 43 GP 43 GS 30.9 MIN 20.1 PTS 1.9 OR 7 DR 8.9 REB 1.6 AST 0.5 STL 1.3 BLK 1.2 TO 2.7 PF 1.3 AST/TO 21.33 PER
T. Hardaway Jr. SF 70 GP 31 GS 28.4 MIN 16.6 PTS 0.3 OR 3 DR 3.3 REB 1.8 AST 0.4 STL 0.2 BLK 0.9 TO 1.6 PF 2 AST/TO 15.73 PER.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting
The Los Angeles Clippers won 47 games and dropped 25 in the regular season. The Clippers trailed the Nuggets in the third and ended their regular season with a losing record. The Clippers lost their last game against Oklahoma City Thunder with a final score of 117-112. Terance Mann took the lead with 19 points in just 23 minutes of gameplay. The other notable player was Serge Ibaka with 12 points and seven boards. Paul George and Kawhhi Leonard were rested against the Thunder.
Players to watch: K. Leonard SF 52 GP 52 GS 34.1 MIN 24.8 PTS 1.1 OR 5.4 DR 6.5 REB 5.2 AST 1.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2 TO 1.6 PF 2.6 AST/TO 26.09 PER
P. George SG 54 GP 54 GS 33.7 MIN 23.3 PTS 0.8 OR 5.8 DR 6.6 REB 5.2 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 3.3 TO 2.4 PF 1.6 AST/TO 20.6 PER
M. Morris Sr. SF 57 GP 29 GS 26.4 MIN 13.4 PTS 0.6 OR 3.5 DR 4.1 REB 1 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 2.1 PF 1 AST/TO 14.51 PER.
Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Clippers 5/22/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’ last 5 games.
Los Angeles Clippers
LA Clippers are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games.
JJ Redick SG Heel is out indefinitely
Los Angeles Clippers
DeMarcus Cousins PF Foot is “?” Saturday vs Dallas
Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Picks
Both teams have battled hard in the regular season and have defeated most of their opponents. The Mavericks and the Clippers seem to have similar statistics, but the NBA predictions tonight favor Dallas to win this game with the help of their defense.
Moneyline: The ML for Dallas is +200 and the ML for the Clippers is -250.
ATS: A spread of +6.5 (-110) is out for the Mavericks and a spread of -6.5 (-110) is out for the Clippers.
TOTALs: Over 222.5 (-110) is set for the Mavericks and the same will go under for the Clippers.
Score Prediction: 111 – 108, Mavericks