The 48-22 LA Clippers will hit the road to face the 34-36 Dallas Mavericks in an NBA pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip off time from Dallas is scheduled for 9:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by TNT.
The NBA odds from this pro basketball game has the road team LA Clippers favored by -1 ½ points with an over under line of 202 ½ points. There has been no line movement in this game since the odds were released a few hours ago.
This is the third meeting of the year between the Clippers and Mavericks with Clippers winning each game which were all played in Los Angeles. Each team covered the point spread once.
The Clippers are 20-14 on the road this season. They win their second straight all at home following a 101-95 victory against the Brooklyn Nets as a -7 ½ point betting favorite. The game finished over 190 ½ points. It was a big close for the Clips as they outscored the Nets 31-20 in the final quarter. They shot 46.8% from the field and converted on 9 of 26 from three. Los Angeles allowed Brooklyn 45.9% from the floor and pulled down eight more rebounds than the Nets. Chris Paul led the team with 29 points and 11 assists on 8 of 16 shooting. LA well rounded as a top ten team in four key areas of offense and defenses which are points for and against as well as offensive and defensive field goal percentage. LA holds the fourth seed in the Western conference by ½ game over the Memphis Grizzlies with 12 games remaining.
The Mavericks are 20-14 playing at home. They win their second straight and seventh in ten games after a 113-108 home victory on Sunday to the Utah Jazz as a -6 point betting favorite. The game came in at over 199 ½ points. Dallas went ahead by 12 points after three quarters. They connected on 54.3% from the floor and hit on 9 of 18 three pointers. Each team was sloppy with 19 turnovers. A good thing Dallas was hot from the field as they allowed 51.2% shooting to the Jazz. Mike James led the Mavericks with 19 points and five assists making 7 of their 10 shots. Dallas sits tied ninth seed in the Western conference and trails the eighth seeded LA Lakers by two games with 12 left to play.