Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Clippers 11/21/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Clippers
Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021
Location: STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
The Los Angeles Clippers (9-6) will try to defeat the Dallas Mavericks (9-5) at STAPLES Center on Sunday.
The Mavericks faced off with the Suns and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 105-98 in their last game. In regard to fouls, the Mavericks finished with 14 while the Suns recorded 7 fouls. They also buried 13 out of their 39 shots from three-point range. Phoenix walked away from this one shooting 71.4% at the free throw line by making 10 of 14 shots. Additionally, Phoenix grabbed 41 rebounds (8 offensive, 33 defensive) and had 2 blocks. Phoenix earned 49 assists and had 27 steals in this contest. In regard to defending, Dallas allowed their opponent to shoot 44.1% from the floor on 41 of 93 shooting. They also doled out 28 dimes in this matchup as well as forcing 7 turnovers and getting 5 steals. When it comes to grabbing boards, they compiled 49 with 8 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Mavericks made 6 of their 6 shots for a rate of 100.0%. Dallas walked away from the game with a 41.8% field goal percentage (38 of 91) and converted 16 of their 32 three-point attempts.
Kristaps Porzingis is a guy who had an impact in this game. He was able to score 21 points on 7 out of 20 shooting. He was on the court for 32 minutes and also totaled 8 rebounds. Porzingis ended up going 35.0% from the floor and also distributed 7 assists.
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Dallas heads into this contest with a win-loss record of 9-5 so far this year. They currently have an average of 104.5 pts per contest (23rd in basketball) while connecting on 43.9% from the field. The Mavericks are shooting 34.3% on shots from 3-point land (186 of 543) and 72.1% from the free throw line. As a unit, Dallas is grabbing 45.9 rebounds per game and has accounted for 316 dimes this year, which ranks 27th in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession by turning the ball over 12.2 times per contest and as a squad they are committing 18.9 fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end, the Mavericks are able to force 12.9 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 18.2 fouls. They concede 35.1% on 3-point shots while they are 12th in basketball in PPG allowed (105.6). The Mavericks are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 46.2% (567 of 1,226) and they concede 46.4 rebounds per game as a group. They rank 13th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 341 surrendered this year.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Clippers took a loss by a final score of 120-108 against the Grizzlies. The Clippers pulled down 27 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive boards for a total of 34 in the game. They gave up possession of the ball 13 times, while recording 6 steals in this matchup. The Grizzlies earned 11 personal fouls for this contest which took the Clippers to the charity stripe for a total of 8 attempts. They were able to convert 8 of them for a percentage of 100.0%. Pertaining to shots from beyond the perimeter, Los Angeles converted 16 of 39 tries (41.0%). When the final whistle was blown, the Clippers went 42 out of 90 from the field which had them shooting 46.7%. The Clippers allowed the Grizzlies to convert 52 of 96 tries from the floor which had them shooting 54.2% for the matchup. They wrapped up this game 42.3% from distance by shooting 11 out of 26 and ended up shooting 5 out of 6 at the free throw line (83.3%). In relation to cleaning up the glass, Los Angeles allowed Memphis to grab 35 in total (12 on the offensive side).
Paul George pitched in for the Clippers for this contest. He knocked down 9 out of 18 for the contest giving him a rate of 50.0%, and had 5 rebounds. George tallied 23 points in his 31 minutes on the court and totaled 6 dimes for the game.
Los Angeles has a win-loss mark of 9-6 so far this year. The Clippers have committed 17.2 personal fouls every game and they hit 81.2% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 23.3 times per game (15th in the NBA) and they turn it over 14.6 times per contest. Los Angeles has earned 1,625 points so far this year (108.3 per contest) and they snag 45.0 rebounds per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Clippers are hitting on 45.0% from the floor, which ranks 16th in the NBA.
The Clippers on the defensive side of the court are 8th in basketball in points given up per game with 103.7. They are forcing their opponents into 16.3 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 43.4% from the floor (8th in the league). The Los Angeles defense gives up 33.4% on shots from behind the 3-point line (173 of 518) and their opposition knocks down 78.5% of their foul shots. They relinquish 21.8 assists and 47.4 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 6th and 23rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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