Mavericks vs Clippers Prediction NBA Picks Today 12/20

Mavericks vs Clippers Prediction NBA Picks Today 12/20

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Los Angeles Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks Preview and Prediction - KingPin Pro

Dallas, TX; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. CST

Spread: LAC -3.5
Over/Under: 239.5

Introduction

The Los Angeles Clippers (16-10) face the Dallas Mavericks (16-10) at the American Airlines Center on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. CST. This preview analyzes team statistics, player performances, recent matchups, and a final prediction.

 

Team Analysis

Los Angeles Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers are on an impressive eight-game winning streak and have key players, including Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, contributing significantly. Bones Hyland is listed as questionable for the game.

Player Spotlight: K. Leonard

Kawhi Leonard leads the Clippers with 24.2 points per game and exceptional shooting percentages. The Clippers aim to extend their winning streak with a victory on the road.

 

Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks, currently fifth in the Western Conference, have faced some recent challenges, including a loss to the Nuggets. Maxi Kleber, Josh Green, Dereck Lively II, and Kyrie Irving are ruled out for the game.

Player Spotlight: L. Doncic

Luka Doncic continues to be a force for the Mavericks, averaging 32.9 points per game. The Mavericks will rely on Doncic's brilliance to secure a win at home.

 

Injuries

Bones Hyland is listed as questionable for the Clippers. Moussa Diabate is ruled out until December 21, while Paul George is listed as questionable for the game. Maxi Kleber, Josh Green, Dereck Lively II, and Kyrie Irving are ruled out for the Mavericks.

 

Recent Performances

The Clippers are riding an eight-game winning streak, with a dominating performance against the Pacers in their latest game. The Mavericks are looking to bounce back from a loss to the Nuggets.

 

Prediction

Expect the Los Angeles Clippers to secure a victory and cover the -3.5 points spread against the Dallas Mavericks. The Clippers are on fire with an eight-game winning streak, displaying exceptional teamwork and individual performances.

Kawhi Leonard's leadership and strong defensive efforts are likely to pose challenges for the Mavericks. With key players contributing consistently, the Clippers are in a prime position to continue their winning streak on the road.

 

Pick: Los Angeles Clippers to Win and Cover the -3.5 Points Spread

 

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