Mavericks vs. Clippers Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | Game 5

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 29, 2024

The Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Clippers meet in Game 5 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Mavericks are listed as favorites by 3 points for the game, which airs on TNT at 10:00 PM ET. The point total is set at 209 for the matchup.

Dig into the best bets available (according to our computer predictions) in Wednesday’s game, before you make an informed wager on the matchup.

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Spread: Clippers (+3) to Cover

  • The data strongly suggests betting on the Clippers in this one. The model favors them while DraftKings has the Mavericks favored and the difference between the two is 6.8 points.
  • Los Angeles is 38-44-0 ATS this season.
  • The Clippers have an ATS record of 5-8 when playing as at least 3-point underdogs this season.
  • Dallas has gone 48-34-0 ATS this season.
  • The Mavericks have covered the spread 27 times this season (27-15 ATS) when playing as at least 3-point favorites.

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Total: Over 209

  • The model projects a total (229.5 points) much higher than the one set by DraftKings for this game (209 points). Take the over.
  • In 73 games this year, Dallas and its opponent have combined to score more than 209 points.
  • Los Angeles’ games have finished with over 209 points scored 67 times this season.
  • So far this season, 36 out of the Mavericks’ 82 games have hit the over.
  • In the Clippers’ 82 chances this year, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 36 times.

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Moneyline Winner: Clippers (+124)

  • Prediction: Clippers 117, Mavericks 113
  • Dallas has been the favorite in 49 games this season and won 37 (75.5%) of those contests.
  • Los Angeles has been an underdog in 18 games this season and has come away with the win five times (27.8%) in those contests.

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Luka Doncic Rebounds Prop: Under 9.5

  • Luka Doncic posts 33.9 points, 9.2 boards and 9.8 assists per game, shooting 48.7% from the floor and 38.2% from beyond the arc with 4.1 made 3-pointers per contest (second in league).
  • He has pulled down 9.2 rebounds per game, 0.3 less than his prop bet in Wednesday’s game (9.5).
  • He has gone over his rebound total in 36 of 75 games with a prop so far this season.
  • The Clippers are 19th in the NBA in rebounds per game (43.0) and fifth-best in rebounds allowed (42.2).

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All stats in this article refer to the 2023-24 regular season.

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