Mavericks vs. Clippers - 3/7/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Clippers (40-21) at Dallas Mavericks (33-29)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 7, 2016 at 8:30 pm (American Airlines Center)
The Line: Dallas Mavericks +2 -- Over/Under: 211.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW2, FSSW
The Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks square off Monday night at the American Airlines Center.
The Los Angeles Clippers look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 104.8 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 100.3 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 19.9 points and 9.7 assists while J.J Reddick is averaging 16.5 points and 1.8 rebounds. Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.1 assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 14 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 69.2 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.8 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won six of their last seven road games.
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The Dallas Mavericks look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 102.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 102.4 points on 45 percent shooting. Dirk Nowitzki is averaging 17.6 points and 6.6 rebounds while Deron Williams is averaging 14.1 points and 5.5 assists. Chandler Parsons is grabbing 4.4 rebounds and Wesley Matthews is dishing 1.9 assists. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79 percent from the free throw line. The Mavericks are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game. The Dallas Mavericks have split their last 10 home games.
The Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 11-4 ATS in their last 15 road games. The Mavericks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Monday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Pacific. The home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Mavs struggle with fast paced and quick offense teams that can push the pace and score in spurts. The Clippers should run Dallas up and down & cover this tiny number. Clippers are a strong play today.