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Draftkings Best NBA Showdown Picks: Clippers vs. Mavericks 4/26/24

Draftkings picks and predictions for tonight's Clippers vs. Mavericks matchup.

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks
April 26, 2024 8:00 am EDT

The NBA presents a matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks. Let’s take a look at this game from a Draftkings perspective.

Before we dive into the Los Angeles Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks game let’s review the rules for Draftkings single game showdown contest.

Draftkings Single Game Showdown Contest Rules

You have $50,000 to utilize on five players from either team. However, one of those players will be designated as your team captain. The captain accumulates 1.5 times the standard fantasy points. Additionally, the captain is 1.5 times the standard cost of the flex position.

The remaining four players in your lineup will receive the standard fantasy points. Having stated that, it is highly important for you to identify the correct player for your captain position if you hope to win a large field DFS GPP (guaranteed prize pool) showdown contest.

If you have additional questions regarding the rules for the single game showdown contest, I recommend that you check out the Draftkings website for more details.

Here are my Draftkings picks for this evening’s Los Angeles Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks matchup.

Draftkings Picks

Captain-Luka Doncic $13,600

Talented Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic has quickly ascended to one of the most talented players in the NBA. Having stated that, how has Doncic performed from an offensive efficiency standpoint recently? In the Dallas Mavericks last five games played, Luka Doncic has averaged 34 points, 9.8 rebounds, and 9.2 assists a game.

In the Dallas Mavericks 96-93 win over the Los Angeles Clippers three days ago, Luka Doncic posted some outstanding fantasy numbers. Doncic accumulated an impressive 32 points, 6 rebounds, 9 assists, 1 steal, and 1 block in the Mavericks win over the Clippers.

In conclusion, I expect Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic to continue his quality play versus this vulnerable Los Angeles Clippers defense in Game 3 of the Western Conference playoffs later today.

Flex Plays

Kyrie Irving $10,400

Dallas Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving arrives at tonight’s game with the Los Angeles Clippers playing outstanding basketball from a statistical perspective. Let’s take a look at Kyrie Irving’s recent game data to get a better understanding of his play on the basketball court.

In the Dallas Mavericks last five games played, Dallas guard Kyrie Irving has averaged 28.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 2 steals, and 0.7 blocks a game. I think it’s fair to say that the Dallas Mavericks offense runs through the Mavericks point guard.

James Harden $10,000

Clippers guard James Harden has certainly been a key contributor to this Los Angeles Clippers team this season. Having stated that, how has Harden been playing recently?

In the Los Angeles Clippers last two games played, James Harden averaged a robust 47.5 Draftkings points a game.

Additional flex plays I like this afternoon (Draftkings price noted): Paul George $9,600: Russell Westbrook $6,400: Dante Exum $2,400: Max Kleber $3,600.

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Hans Geevers

I have been an avid fan of sports since I was a kid. Additionally, I have been betting on sports for the better part of the last two decades! I have been married to my wife Dawn for over 21 years. I am also the proud father of Hannah! These ladies provide me the inspiration to live each day to it's fullest.

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