Clippers vs. Mavericks: NBA Betting Preview – August 6, 2020

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 6, 2020

The Dallas Mavericks (41-29) enter their game on August 6, 2020 as a 4-point underdog (per DraftKings) against the Los Angeles Clippers (45-22). The game has a point total of 231.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect data as of August 6, 2020, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Clippers vs Mavericks Betting Odds

Injury Report as of August 6

Clippers: Patrick Beverley: Out (Calf), Montrezl Harrell: Out (Personal)

Mavericks: Dwight Powell: Out For Season (Achilles), Courtney Lee: Out (Calf), Willie Cauley-Stein Jr.: Out (Personal), Seth Curry: Day To Day (Leg), Jalen Brunson: Out For Season (Shoulder)

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average point total for Clippers games this year is 5.8 fewer points than the over/under of 231.5 in this matchup.
  • Mavericks games this season have averaged a total of 227.8 points, 3.7 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
  • In 25 of 67 games (37.3%) this season, the Clippers and their opponents have scored at least this matchup’s point total of 231.5 points.
  • In 29 of 70 opportunities (41.4%) this year, Dallas has combined with its opponents to score more than 231.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 1.4 more points per game (232.9) than this game’s over/under of 231.5 points.
  • The Clippers and the Mavericks have seen their opponents average a combined 10.9 fewer points per game than the over/under of 231.5 set for this outing.

Head to Head

Los Angeles has a 2-0 record in games with Dallas this season. The Clippers have covered the spread more often than not against the Mavericks, holding a 2-0 record ATS in head-to-head meetings.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
1/21/2020 Mavericks Mavericks -2.5 231.5 -141 119 110-107 LAC*
11/26/2019 Clippers Mavericks -1.5 225.5 -121 101 114-99 LAC
  • 1/21/2020 DNP – Clippers: Paul George

Clippers Betting Information

  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in only 44.8% of games (30 out of 67 matchups).
  • Los Angeles beat the spread more often than not this year, going 37-29 against the spread.
  • The Clippers have fared well as a 4-point favorite, going 25-21 against the spread when favored by 4 points.

Mavericks Betting Information

  • Dallas has a winning record against the spread this season, 34-31-2.
  • When they’re at least 4-point underdogs, the Mavericks are 8-1 against the spread.
  • Dallas has hit the over in 39 of 70 games this season (55.7%).

Clippers Leaders

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kawhi Leonard 54 26.8 7.2 4.9 1.8 0.6 2.1
Paul George 45 21.4 5.7 3.8 1.4 0.4 3.3
Montrezl Harrell 63 18.6 7.1 1.7 0.6 1.1 0.0
Lou Williams 61 18.5 3.1 5.7 0.7 0.2 1.8
Marcus Morris 58 16.9 5.0 1.4 0.7 0.5 2.3

Mavericks Leaders

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Luka Doncic 57 29.0 9.5 8.8 1.1 0.2 2.8
Kristaps Porzingis 54 19.9 9.5 1.7 0.8 2.1 2.4
Tim Hardaway Jr. 66 15.8 3.3 2.0 0.6 0.1 2.9
Seth Curry 61 12.5 2.3 2.0 0.6 0.1 2.3
Dwight Powell 40 9.4 5.7 1.5 0.9 0.6 0.3

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