Mavericks vs Clippers Game 3 Prediction NBA Playoffs 4/26

Mavericks vs Clippers Game 3 Prediction NBA Playoffs 4/26

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American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX; April 26, 2024, 5:00 p.m. CDT

 

Game Odds

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Time Spread Total ML
5:00 PM -4.5 (-115) u209.5 (-105) -190
- +4.5 (-105) o209.5 (-115) +160

 

Game Overview

The Los Angeles Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks are tied 1-1 in the series as they meet for Game 3 at the American Airlines Center. Both teams will be looking to gain an advantage in what promises to be a closely contested matchup.

 

Team Statistics

Los Angeles Clippers

The Clippers boast a strong defensive lineup led by Kawhi Leonard. However, they face a tough challenge in containing the Mavericks' offense, especially Luka Doncic.

Dallas Mavericks

The Mavericks rely heavily on Luka Doncic's scoring and playmaking abilities. With a balanced supporting cast, they pose a significant threat to the Clippers' defense.

 

Injuries and Player Matchups

The Clippers may be without Kawhi Leonard, which could impact their defensive capabilities. The Mavericks, on the other hand, are relatively healthy and will look to exploit any weaknesses in the Clippers' lineup.

 

Recent Performances

Los Angeles Clippers

The Clippers suffered a narrow loss in Game 2, despite a strong performance from Kawhi Leonard. They will need to regroup and adjust their defensive strategy to contain Luka Doncic in Game 3.

Dallas Mavericks

The Mavericks bounced back with a crucial win in Game 2, thanks to Luka Doncic's heroics. They will look to build on that momentum and capitalize on their home-court advantage in Game 3.

 

Prediction

Expect Game 3 between the Clippers and the Mavericks to be an intense offensive showdown, with both teams pushing the pace and looking to score at every opportunity. With Luka Doncic and Kawhi Leonard leading the charge, the game is likely to be high-scoring as both teams trade baskets.

Both teams have shown their offensive firepower in the series so far, and with the game being played at a fast pace, it's reasonable to expect the total points scored to exceed 209.5. Look for a thrilling offensive battle with both teams surpassing the over line.

Pick: Over 209.5 Points

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