Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks: NBA Playoffs Game 2 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for May 25, 2021

The Dallas Mavericks (42-30, 1-0) are 6.5-point underdogs heading into Game 2 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Los Angeles Clippers (47-25, 0-1) at Staples Center on Tuesday, starting at 10:30 PM ET on NBA TV. The Mavericks lead the series 1-0. The over/under is 216.5 for the matchup.

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Clippers vs Mavericks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -6.5 -110 -110 216.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Los Angeles’ games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday’s matchup total (216.5 points) in 44 out of 73 opportunities (60.3% of matchups).
  • 48 Dallas games this year (65.8% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Tuesday’s over/under of 216.5 points.
  • The Clippers average 113.9 points per game against the Mavericks’ 112.5, totaling 9.9 points over the game’s over/under of 216.5.
  • This game’s total is 1.5 fewer points than the 218 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Clippers have seen a 221.8 over/under in their games this season, 5.3 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 6.0 points separates the average total points bet in Mavericks’ games (222.5 points) and this game’s over/under (216.5 points).

Clippers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a 39-32 record against the spread this year.
  • When they play as at least 6.5-point favorites, the Clippers have a winning ATS record of 17-14.
  • Los Angeles has gone over the point total the majority of the time, in 38 of 71 games (53.5%).

Clippers Key Players

  • Kawhi Leonard leads the Clippers in scoring, putting up 24.8 points per game.
  • Los Angeles is led in rebounding by Ivica Zubac’s 7.2 rebounds per game and assisting by Paul George’s 5.2 assists per game .
  • George connects on 3.2 threes per game to lead the Clippers.
  • Leonard leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Serge Ibaka collects 1.1 blocks an outing to pace Los Angeles.

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Clippers Last 10 Games

Clippers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Clippers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/22/2021 Mavericks 113-103 DAL No Home +2.5 220.5 140 -165 Playoffs No Under
5/16/2021 Thunder 117-112 OKC Yes Away -6.5 228.5 -400 310 Regular Season No Over
5/14/2021 Rockets 122-115 HOU No Away +2.5 254.5 120 -145 Regular Season No Under
5/13/2021 Hornets 113-90 LAC Yes Away -4.5 205.5 -275 225 Regular Season Yes Under
5/11/2021 Raptors 115-96 LAC Yes Away -18.5 210.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
4-6 5-5 4-6-0 214.3 108.6 105.7 +0.7 34.6%

Clippers Injuries

Clippers: None

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Mavericks Betting Data

  • Dallas has covered the spread in fewer than half of its contests, going 33-34-1 ATS.
  • The Mavericks have fared well as a 6.5-point underdog, going 8-7 against the spread when they are at least 6.5-point underdogs.
  • In the majority of Dallas’ games this year, the teams have not hit the over (32 out of 68 games, 47.1%).

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 scores 20.1 points and adds 1.6 assists per game.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. is consistent from deep and leads the Mavericks with 3.0 made threes per game.
  • Josh Richardson (1.0 steal per game) is the steal leader for Dallas while Porzingis (1.3 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Mavericks Last 10 Games

Mavericks Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Mavericks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/22/2021 Clippers 113-103 DAL Yes Away -2.5 220.5 -165 140 Playoffs Yes Under
5/16/2021 Timberwolves 136-121 MIN No Away +11.5 256.5 575 -900 Regular Season No Over
5/14/2021 Raptors 114-110 DAL Yes Home -7.5 231.5 -2000 1000 Regular Season No Under
5/12/2021 Pelicans 125-107 DAL Yes Home -8.5 236.5 Regular Season Yes Under
5/11/2021 Grizzlies 133-104 MEM Yes Away -6.5 241.5 Regular Season No Under
Mavericks Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 5-5 2-8-0 225.9 115 110.9 +0.9 35.7%

Mavericks Injuries

Mavericks:

Maxi Kleber: Day To Day (Achilles),

JJ Redick: Out (Heel)

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