Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction, 2/10/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Thursday, February 10, 2022
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
The Dallas Mavericks (32-23) welcome the Los Angeles Clippers (27-29) at American Airlines Center on Thursday.
The Clippers faced off with the Grizzlies and went home with a loss by a final score of 135-109 in their last game. Los Angeles ended the contest having earned a 44.9% field goal percentage (40 out of 89) and made 11 of their 31 three-point attempts. At the free throw line, the Clippers knocked down 18 of their 24 attempts for a rate of 75.0%. When discussing hauling in boards, they collected a total of 40 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 25 assists in this contest as well as forcing the opposition into 6 turnovers and getting 8 steals. In regard to the defense, Los Angeles allowed the other team to go 51.5% from the field on 53 out of 103 shooting. Memphis recorded 55 dimes and had 26 steals in this matchup. On top of that, Memphis collected 34 rebounds (21 offensive, 13 defensive) and earned 7 rejections. Memphis walked away from this one shooting 80.0% when shooting free throws by burying 20 of 25 tries. They knocked down 9 of their 26 shots from 3-point range. In relation to personal fouls, the Clippers finished with 17 and the Grizzlies finished the game with 13 personal fouls.
Isaiah Hartenstein is someone who played a role for the matchup. He finished with 19 points on 7 of 11 shooting. He was on the court for 28 mins and also pulled down 7 rebounds. Hartenstein finished 63.6% from the field and earned 4 assists.
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Los Angeles enters this game with a mark of 27-29 on the season. They lose possession via turnover 14.2 times per game and as a team they are committing 18.7 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Los Angeles is collecting 44.0 rebounds per game and has earned 1,308 dimes on the year, which ranks 19th in the league in terms of passing. The Clippers are shooting 36.0% on three-point shots (698 of 1,939) and 78.9% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 106.4 pts per game (25th in the NBA) while going 45.0% from the floor.
When they are on the defensive end, the Clippers are able to force 13.9 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 18.7 personal fouls. They are 18th in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,343 surrendered so far this season. The Clippers defensively are allowing a field goal percentage of 44.6% (2,277 of 5,105) and they concede 48.1 rebounds per game as a team. They give up 33.6% from 3-point land and they are 13th in the league in points per game allowed (107.9).
When they last stepped on the court, the Mavericks took home the win by a final score of 116-86 against the Pistons. The Mavericks collected 41 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards for a total of 47 for this contest. They turned the ball over 13 times, while getting 10 steals in this game. The Pistons were called for 15 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Mavericks to the free throw line for 23 attempts. They were able to convert 18 of the free throws for a rate of 78.3%. With respect to shots from downtown, Dallas buried 18 of their 36 tries (50.0%). When the game finished, the Mavericks shot 40 for 79 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.6%. The Mavericks allowed the Pistons to make 33 of 87 tries from the field which had them shooting 37.9% in this game. They went 16.7% from beyond the perimeter by connecting on 5 of 30 and walked away from this one shooting 15 out of 22 from the charity stripe (68.2%). In relation to rebounding, Dallas allowed Detroit to get 32 in all (13 on the offensive side).
Luka Doncic pitched in for the Mavericks in this game. He converted 9 of 18 in this matchup giving him a rate of 50.0%, and added 7 rebounds. Doncic scored 33 points in his 33 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 11 dimes for the contest.
Dallas has a win-loss record of 32-23 so far this season. As an offense, the Mavericks are shooting 45.4% from the floor, which ranks 19th in basketball. Dallas has scored 5,851 pts this season (106.4 per game) and they collect 43.9 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 24.0 times per game (16th in the NBA) and they turn it over 12.6 times per contest. The Mavericks are committing 19.7 personal fouls every game and they shoot 77.1% from the charity stripe.
The Mavericks on defense are ranked 3rd in the NBA in PPG given up with 103.1. They have forced 13.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 45.3% from the floor (14th in the league). The Dallas defense gives up 33.4% on shots from beyond the arc (590 of 1,766) and their opponents are converting on 75.8% of their free throw attempts. They allow 23.3 assists and 44.4 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks them 9th and 14th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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