NBA Picks (8/6/20) Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks
Follow these Free NBA Picks and Predictions on this Thursday August 6, 2020 basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks
Free NBA Pick and Sports Betting Breakdown on this Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks game. Tipoff is set for Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 6:30pm et.
The oddsmakers currently have the Clippers as -4 favorites with the over/under at 231.5 total points. The betting public has 67% of their money on Los Angeles.
These two teams last met back in January where the Clippers shot only 37% from the field, but managed to still get the 110-107 road win.
LA comes into this game tonight after a 117-115 buzzer beater loss to the Suns on Tuesday Night. They also lost Patrick Beverley in the first quarter due to a calf injury. Beverly been officially ruled out of this matchup tonight. Lou Williams will be back for his second game after his 10-Day quarantine. He managed to put up seven points, six assists and six rebounds in his first game back, but expect those numbers to increase with a shorthanded bench. Kawhi and Paul George also have to step up their workload on Luka, which could wear them down a bit of offense, helping the Mavericks.
The Clippers are ranked fourth in the league scoring an average of 116.8 points per game, while on defense only giving up a leagues best 106.3 points per game. Los Angeles is 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games and the total has gone under in 8 of the Clippers’ last 11 games against an opponent in the Western Conference.
Dallas is fresh off an overtime win Tuesday Night 114-110 against the Kings. Luka had a monster game that included 34 points, 20 rebounds and 12 assists, which made him the youngest player in NBA history to record 30+ points, 20+ rebounds and 10+ assists in a single game. He also had some key help with Kristaps and Hardaway recording 22 points each. With the Mavericks currently sitting 41-28 overall and in the 7th spot in the West, this could be a playoff preview. The Mavericks put up an average 116.8 points per game, ranking them third in the league while on defense they give up an average of 111 points per game.
Dallas is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games and the total has gone under in 4 of the Mavericks last 5 games.
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