Los Angeles Clippers at Dallas Mavericks NBA Picks Against the Spread 1/22/2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
American Airlines Center
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 5 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 25-21. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 0.3 as they average 114.5 points per contest while giving up 114.2 per game. The Mavericks have an overall record of 20-25 this season. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They average 109.6 points per game and surrender 109.6, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 24-21-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 25-19-0 against the over/under
Important Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 26-19-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 21-23-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
01/20/19 SF Danilo Gallinari Back is questionable Tuesday vs Dallas
01/20/19 G Lou Williams Hamstring is questionable Tuesday vs Dallas
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
01/20/19 PG Dennis Smith Jr. Illness is doubtful Monday vs Milwaukee
01/12/19 PG J.J. Barea Achilles is out for season
Montrezl Harrell comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 63%. Tobias Harris averages 21.0 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 8.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Harrison Barnes averages 18.1 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Luka Doncic averages 20.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 5.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 114.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 45.5 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.1 per game. The Clippers allow 114.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.9 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 24.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 20th in the league with 109.6 points per game this year. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 46.0 boards per game, and 24th in assists per contest with 22.5. The Mavericks are 5th in turnovers per game with 15.2. The Mavericks surrender 109.6 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.6 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 43.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mavericks were 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game last season.
The Clippers are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 112.2, and their offensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 22nd. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 100.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 16th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 25th in the NBA.
Dallas is 5th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 17th in the league. The Mavericks are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 109.7 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 99.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Mavericks NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles +5
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