Los Angeles Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks August 27, 2020 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Playoff Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on August 26, 2020

On Thursday (August 27, 2020), the Los Angeles Clippers (49-23, 3-2) match up against the Dallas Mavericks (43-32, 2-3) in a game that Los Angeles is currently a solid favorite by 8.5 points. A 236-point over/under has been set for the matchup. Tip-off for Game 6 of the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs is scheduled for 9:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Clippers vs Mavericks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -8.5 -110 -110 236 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Clippers vs Mavericks
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Mavericks (+8.5) Under (236) Clippers 115 Mavericks 114

Head to Head

In eight head-to-head meetings this season, Los Angeles has a 6-2 record against Dallas. The Clippers also have a 6-2 record against the spread when facing the Mavericks.

Clippers vs Mavericks in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
8/25/2020 Clippers -8 236.5 -360 284 154-111 LAC
8/23/2020 Clippers -7 232 -305 246 135-133 DAL
8/21/2020 Clippers -5 231.5 -220 178 130-122 LAC
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 and its foes have combined to reach or surpass the over in 38 of 77 games this season (49.4%).
  • Los Angeles has been good against the spread this season, posting a 44-32 record.
  • The Clippers fare well when favored by at least 8.5 points, posting a 13-12 record against the spread.

Mavericks Betting Information

  • Dallas has an even record against the spread, going 38-38-3 ATS.
  • The Mavericks have gone 1-1 against the spread when they are an 8.5-point underdog.
  • Dallas and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season — 49 of 80 (61.2%).

Over/Under Analysis

Clippers vs Mavericks Total Facts
Games Over 236 % of Games Over 236 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Clippers 30 39% 117.2 234.5 110.6 223.8 227.8
Mavericks 31 38.8% 117.3 234.5 113.2 223.8 230.4

Clippers Leaders

  • The Clippers scoring leader is Kawhi Leonard, who averages 27.1 points per game.
  • Lou Williams leads Los Angeles with 5.6 assists per game and Ivica Zubac paces the team with 7.5 rebounds per matchup.
  • Leonard leads the team with 1.8 steals per game. Montrezl Harrell collects 1.1 blocks an outing to pace Los Angeles.
  • The Clippers are led by Paul George from beyond the arc. He makes 3.3 shots from deep per game.

Mavericks Leaders

  • Luka Doncic’s excellent showing 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, knocking down 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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