Clippers vs Mavericks Game 3 NBA Preview (4/26/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on April 26, 2024 - Last Updated on May 3, 2024
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The Los Angeles Clippers are scheduled to play against the Dallas Mavericks in Game 3 of the NBA Playoffs at 8:00 p.m. ET today at American Airlines Center. The game will be broadcast on ESPN. NBA odds favor the Mavericks with a point spread of -4.5 and an over/under of 211.5. Clippers odds stand at +160 on the moneyline, while Mavericks odds are at -195. A key Western Conference matchup for NBA bettors and fans. The Western Conference series is tied at 1-1 as it heads to Dallas.

Clippers vs. Mavericks pregame odds for Game 3

NBA odds for tonight’s game between the Clippers and Mavericks show the Mavericks as favorites at various sportsbooks. DraftKings and FanDuel present similar point spreads and over/under, indicating a competitive matchup. Caesars and BetMGM also align closely with these odds, emphasizing the expected tight contest. Bettors looking at Clippers odds and Mavericks odds will find valuable insights for pregame betting decisions at Massachusetts sports betting apps.

  • DraftKings: Clippers +4.5, over/under 211
  • FanDuel: Clippers +4.5, over/under 211.5
  • Caesars: Clippers +4.5, over/under 211.5
  • BetMGM: Clippers +4.5, over/under 211.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Clippers vs Mavericks.

Clippers vs Mavs projected starting lineups for Game 3 tonight

LA Clippers projected starting lineups tonight

  • PG: James Harden
  • SG: Terance Mann
  • SF: Paul George
  • PF: Kawhi Leonard (game-time decision)
  • C: Ivica Zubac

Dallas Mavericks projected starting lineups tonight

  • PG: Luka Doncic
  • SG: Kyrie Irving
  • SF: Derrick Jones Jr.
  • PF: P.J. Washington
  • C: Daniel Gafford (game-time decision)

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Clippers vs Mavericks injuries for tonight’s Game 3

  • Clippers: Kawhi Leonard (SF) is questionable due to knee issues. His availability will impact Clippers odds.
  • Mavericks: Tim Hardaway Jr. (SF) is out with an ankle injury. Daniel Gafford (C) is questionable with a back issue. Olivier-Maxence Prosper (PF) is out due to an ankle injury. All of this has an effect on Mavericks odds.

Team standings & stats for tonight’s game

Los Angeles Clippers team standings and stats

The Los Angeles Clippers, with a season record of 51-31, finished fourth in the Western Conference and first in the Pacific Division. The series is tied 1-1, potentially leading to a Game 5 Clippers vs. Mavericks matchup. The Clippers lost Game 2 against the Dallas Mavericks 96-93 with a field goal percentage of 42.1% and a three-pointer percentage of 42.4%. Clippers odds for the upcoming game may be influenced by their season averages, including 115.6 points per game, a 48.9 FG%, and a 38.1 3PT%.

  • Points per game: 115.6
  • Points allowed per game: 112.3
  • FG%: 48.9
  • 3PT%: 38.1
  • Assists per game: 25.6
  • Rebounds per game: 43.0

Dallas Mavericks team standings and stats

The Dallas Mavericks finished the regular season 50-32, positioning them fifth in the Western Conference and atop the Southwest Division. Their performance against the Clippers in Game 2, a 96-93 victory, showcases their resilience. The Mavericks odds might reflect their overall season performance, which includes averaging 117.8 points per game, a 48.1 FG%, and a 36.9 3PT%.

  • Points per game: 117.8
  • Points allowed per game: 115.6
  • FG%: 48.1
  • 3PT%: 36.9
  • Assists per game: 25.7
  • Rebounds per game: 42.9

Player stats for Clippers vs. Mavericks

As the Clippers and Mavericks prepare for their upcoming faceoff, both teams boast players who could significantly impact the game’s outcome. With the Clippers odds and Mavericks odds closely matched, analyzing player performances and season stats becomes crucial for NBA bettors and fans. Key players from both teams have shown remarkable performances in their recent games, setting the stage for an electrifying match.

Clippers leaders ahead of tonight’s Game 3

The Clippers have demonstrated strong gameplay, with James Harden and Paul George leading the charge to start the series against Dallas. Their performances could be pivotal in the upcoming match.

  • James Harden (SG): 22 PTS, 6 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Paul George (SF): 22 PTS, 2 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Kawhi Leonard (SF): 15 PTS, 7 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Ivica Zubac (C): 13 PTS, 12 RBS, 0 ASTS
  • Russell Westbrook (PG): 7 PTS, 9 RBS, 3 ASTS

Season leaders for the Clippers showcase consistent performance, crucial for assessing Clippers odds:

  • Kawhi Leonard: 23.7 PPG, 6.1 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • Paul George: 22.6 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 3.5 APG
  • James Harden: 16.6 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 8.5 APG
  • Ivica Zubac: 11.7 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 1.4 APG
  • Russell Westbrook: 11.1 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 4.5 APG

Mavericks leaders ahead of tonight’s Game 3

The Mavericks, with Luka Doncic at the forefront, are gearing up for tonight’s Game 3. Doncic’s recent performance, along with Kyrie Irving’s contribution, could tilt the Mavericks odds in their favor.

  • Luka Doncic (PG): 32 PTS, 6 RBS, 9 ASTS
  • Kyrie Irving (PG): 23 PTS, 6 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • P.J. Washington (PF): 18 PTS, 6 RBS, 0 ASTS
  • Derrick Jones Jr. (SF): 10 PTS, 7 RBS, 0 ASTS
  • Dereck Lively II (C): 7 PTS, 9 RBS, 1 AST

Mavericks season leaders reflect the team’s strengths and are essential for evaluating Mavericks odds:

  • Luka Doncic: 33.9 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 9.8 APG
  • Kyrie Irving: 25.6 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • Tim Hardaway Jr.: 14.4 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 1.8 APG
  • P.J. Washington: 12.9 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 1.5 APG
  • Daniel Gafford: 11.0 PPG, 7.6 RPG, 1.6 APG
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