With a second place in the Western Conference close to being secured, the Mavericks aren’t giving lower teams much of a chance to play the role of spoiler. The Mavericks look to take advantage of another such contest and hold on to their lead in a tight race as they visit the LA Clippers on Monday NBA Betting night.
The Mavericks (53-27) has a one-game edge as it battles three teams for the second seed in the conference. They can finish no worse than fourth.
The Clippers have lost five in a row to the Mavericks, including a 93-84 loss in LA in the first week of the season when they scored just 29 points in the second half… They had lost seven in a row before a home win Saturday against Golden State when they shot 50.6 percent and out re-bounded the Warriors, 55-39.
The Mavericks will be the only team in the Western Conference to finish 10 games over .500 at home and on the road. They need a win tonight to finish the road schedule 27-14 on the NBA Odds.
The Mavericks have won 3 straight games.
The Team Stats:
Mavericks: 53-27 SU, 34-44-2 ATS
LA Clippers: 28-52 SU, 34-45-1 ATS
The Mavericks more recently:
While playing on Monday’s they are 5-5
Before playing the Spurs they were 8-2
After playing Sacramento they were 4-6
After a win they are 6-4
LA Clippers more recently:
While playing on Monday’s are 2-8
Before playing Lakers they were 4-6
After playing Golden State they are 3-7
After a win they are 3-7
Next Game: The Mavericks are home to San Antonio, Wednesday, April 14
LA Clippers home to LA Lakers, Wednesday, April 14