The Dallas Mavericks (25-22) host the Los Angeles Clippers (24-24) at American Airlines Center, starting at 2:30 PM ET on Sunday, January 22, 2023. The Clippers are slight, 1.5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup has a 223 point total.
How to bet Mavericks vs. Clippers
Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Clippers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Mavericks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Mavericks have -123 odds to pick up the win, while the Clippers are listed at +103 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 223 points.
Mavericks vs. Clippers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, January 22, 2023
- Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSW
- Location: Dallas, Texas
- Arena: American Airlines Center
Mavericks vs. Clippers Betting Trends
The Mavericks have played 47 games, with 16 wins against the spread. Dallas has been the favorite in 34 games this season and has come away with the win 23 times (67.6%) in those contests. Mavericks games this year have eclipsed the over/under 27 times in 48 opportunities (56.2%).
The Clippers have played 48 games, with 22 wins against the spread. Los Angeles has been the moneyline underdog 19 total times this season. LA has finished 5-14 in those games. Clippers games this season have hit the over on 19 of 48 set point totals (39.6%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Tim Hardaway Jr.||43||13.9||3.2||1.5||0.8||0.1||2.8|
Mavericks: Christian Wood: Out (Thumb), McKinley Wright: Out (Foot), Maxi Kleber: Out (Hamstring)
Clippers: John Wall: Out (Abdominal), Luke Kennard: Out (Calf)
What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas is putting up 112.9 points per game (17th-ranked in NBA) this season, while surrendering 112.2 points per contest (10th-ranked). The Mavericks are averaging 114.1 points per game this year in home games, which is 2.4 more points than they’re averaging on the road (111.7). The Mavericks have been scoring 114.1 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little higher than the 112.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Dallas sports a 36.2% three-point percentage this year (15th-ranked in NBA), but it has really shined by draining 14.8 three-pointers per contest (third-best). Of the shots attempted by the Mavericks in 2022-23, 50.7% of them have been two-pointers (62.2% of the team’s made baskets) and 49.3% have been threes (37.8%).
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers
In 2022-23, Los Angeles is third-worst in the NBA offensively (109.7 points scored per game) but fifth-best on defense (110.8 points allowed). The Clippers are scoring fewer points at home (106.3 per game) than away (113.1). The Clippers have played worse offensively in their previous 10 games, putting up 109.5 points per contest, 0.2 fewer points their than season average of 109.7.
With 12.5 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 37.4% from beyond the arc, Los Angeles is 10th and sixth in the NBA, respectively, in those categories. The Clippers attempt 61% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 39% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 68.6% of the Clippers’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 31.4% are 3-pointers.
Our pick to win this contest is the Mavericks, and we expect that Mavericks will cover the spread (Mavericks -1.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 223 points.
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