Mavericks at Clippers - 10/29/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dallas Mavericks (51-36) at Los Angeles Clippers (63-33)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -8 -- Over/Under: 210.5 See the Latest Odds
The Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Clippers square off Thursday at the Staples Center.
The Dallas Mavericks look to get off to a solid 2-0 start after beating the Phoenix Suns Wednesday. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 111 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 95 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Raymond Felton is averaging 18 points and six assists while Dirk Nowitzki is averaging 11 points and nine rebounds. Zaza Pachulia is grabbing 10 rebounds and Deron Williams is dishing seven assists. The Dallas Mavericks really surprised in their season opener, as they held a solid Suns team under 40 percent shooting while knocking down 10 threes in their own right. The Mavs have won five straight regular season games when scoring more than 100 points. The Mavs have also won four of their last five road games.
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The Los Angeles Clippers look to begin the season 2-0 after beating the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 111 points per game on 52.5 percent shooting and allowing 104 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Blake Griffin is averaging 33 points and eight rebounds while Chris Paul is averaging 18 points and 11 assists. DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 12 rebounds and Austin Rivers has two steals. The Los Angeles Clippers had five players score double digits in their season opener and had 20 assists on 42 made buckets. The Clippers have won seven straight regular season games when topping 100 points. The Clippers now return home, a place where they have won six of their last seven games.
The Mavericks are 16-33-2 ATS in their last 51 vs. Western Conference and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest. The Clippers are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 home games. The Mavericks are 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Los Angeles.
Both teams found their offensive groove in their season opener, and I think that can carry over to this game as both teams are heavily offensive minded. Give me the over in this spot.