Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks: NBA Playoffs Game 5 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 2, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 23, 2021, 2:04 PM

The Los Angeles Clippers (47-25, 2-2) are 7-point favorites heading into Game 5 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Dallas Mavericks (42-30, 2-2) at Staples Center on Wednesday, starting at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The series is tied 2-2. The point total in the matchup is set at 216.5.

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Clippers vs Mavericks Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Clippers-7-110-110216.5-115-105

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Point Total Insights

  • Los Angeles' games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday's matchup over/under (216.5 points) in 46 out of 76 opportunities (60.5% of matchups).
  • 50 Dallas games this year (65.8% of its matchups) ended with a final score greater than Wednesday's total of 216.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 226.1 points per game, 9.6 points more than the total of 216.5 for this contest.
  • The 218.1 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 1.6 more than the 216.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Clippers have seen a 221.7 average over/under in their games this season, 5.2 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Mavericks' games have a total points bet of 222.4 points this season, 5.9 points more than the over/under for this contest.

Clippers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a 42-32 record against the spread this year.
  • The Clippers have fared well as a 7-point favorite, going 16-13 against the spread when favored by at least 7 points.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in 52.7% of games (39 out of 74 matchups).

Clippers Key Players

  • The Clippers scoring leader is Kawhi Leonard, who contributes 24.8 points per game.
  • Paul George leads Los Angeles with 5.2 assists per game and Ivica Zubac paces the squad with 7.2 rebounds per contest.
  • The Clippers are led by George from long distance. He knocks down 3.2 shots from deep per game.
  • Leonard leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Serge Ibaka collects 1.1 blocks a contest to pace Los Angeles.

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Clippers Last 10 Games

Clippers Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalClippers MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/30/2021Mavericks106-81 LACYesAway-19.5195.5-100003300PlayoffsYesUnder
5/28/2021Mavericks118-108 LACYesAway-4.5238.5-225180PlayoffsYesUnder
5/25/2021Mavericks127-121 DALNoHome+6.5245.5333-450PlayoffsYesOver
5/22/2021Mavericks113-103 DALNoHome+2.5220.5140-165PlayoffsNoUnder
5/16/2021Thunder117-112 OKCYesAway-6.5228.5-400310Regular SeasonNoOver
Clippers Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
5-56-44-6-0217.5112.1105.4+3.936.5%

Clippers Injuries

Clippers:Serge Ibaka: Day To Day (Back)

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Mavericks Betting Data

  • Dallas has covered the spread in fewer than half of its outings, going 33-37-1 ATS.
  • When they are at least 7-point underdogs, the Mavericks have fared well, going 8-6 against the spread.
  • In most of Dallas' games this season, the teams have not hit the over (33 out of 71 games, 46.5%).

Mavericks Key Players

  • Luka Doncic's points (27.7 per game) and assists (8.6 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Mavericks' leaderboards.
  • Kristaps Porzingis is at the top of the Dallas rebounding leaderboard with 8.9 rebounds per game. He also racks up 20.1 points and adds 1.6 assists per game.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. is the top shooter from distance for the Mavericks, hitting 3.0 threes per game.
  • Dallas' leader in steals is Josh Richardson (1.0 per game), and its leader in blocks is Porzingis (1.3 per game).

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Mavericks Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalMavericks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/30/2021Clippers106-81 LACNoHome+19.5195.53300-10000PlayoffsNoUnder
5/28/2021Clippers118-108 LACNoHome+4.5238.5180-225PlayoffsNoUnder
5/25/2021Clippers127-121 DALYesAway-6.5245.5-450333PlayoffsNoOver
5/22/2021Clippers113-103 DALYesAway-2.5220.5-165140PlayoffsYesUnder
5/16/2021Timberwolves136-121 MINNoAway+11.5256.5575-900Regular SeasonNoOver
Mavericks Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-43-72-8-0224.8112.7112.1-2.135.7%

Mavericks Injuries

Mavericks:Luka Doncic: Day To Day (Neck),JJ Redick: Out (Heel)

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