Clippers vs Mavericks Game 6 NBA Preview (5/3/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on May 3, 2024
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The Los Angeles Clippers are scheduled to play against the Dallas Mavericks on May 3, at 9:30 p.m. ET. The game, airing on ESPN, will be held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. NBA betting odds favor the Mavericks with a -7.5 point spread and an over/under set at 206.5 for Game 6 of the Western Conference Playoffs.

Clippers vs. Mavericks Game 6 pregame odds

Dallas is a strong favorite based on tonight’s NBA betting odds. DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars, and BetMGM all present a similar spread at Massachusetts sportsbooks. These odds point to another defensive battle between the two teams and a favorable spread for Dallas indicates they could be moving on in the playoffs.

  • DraftKings: Mavericks -8, over/under 206.5
  • FanDuel: Mavericks -8, over/under 206.0
  • Caesars: Mavericks -8, over/under 206.0
  • BetMGM: Mavericks -7.5, over/under 206.5

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

Clippers vs. Mavericks projected starting lineups Game 6

Clippers projected starting lineup

  • PG: James Harden
  • SG: Terance Mann
  • SF: Paul George
  • PF: Amir Coffey
  • C: Ivica Zubac

Mavericks projected starting lineup

  • PG: Luka Doncic
  • SG: Kyrie Irving
  • SF: Derrick Jones Jr.
  • PF: P.J. Washington
  • C: Daniel Gafford

Clippers vs. Mavericks injuries 5/3/24

Clippers: Kawhi Leonard (SF) remains out with a knee injury since April 29. Terance Mann (PG) is questionable for the next game due to a leg injury dated May 2.

Mavericks: Tim Hardaway Jr. (SF) has been out with an ankle injury since April 23. Olivier-Maxence Prosper (PF) has also been out with an ankle injury since April 25.

Team stats & standings ahead of tonight’s game

Los Angeles Clippers team stats & standings

The Los Angeles Clippers, with a record of 51-31, finished first in the Pacific Division and fourth in the Western Conference. Their performance shows a balanced attack and defense, notable in their recent game stats. Here are the Clippers’ season stats:

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

Dallas Mavericks team stats & standings

The Dallas Mavericks finished at 50-32, leading the Southwest Division and ranking fifth in the Western Conference. Their offensive prowess is highlighted by their points per game, led by Kyrie Irving and Luka Doncic. Season stats for the Mavericks are as follows:

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

Player stats for Clippers vs. Mavericks

The Clippers’ recent performances show a mix of challenges and strengths, with Paul George and Ivica Zubac standing out. The Mavericks, led by Luka Doncic’s exceptional play, will look to advance and play the Thunder.

Clippers leaders ahead of Game 6

The Clippers have seen varied performances, with George and Zubac leading. While the pair led the Clippers to a Game 4 win, they suffered a Game 3 loss to the Mavericks and another loss in Game 5. Here are the top five Clippers players from their Game 5 win against Dallas:

  • Paul George (SF): 15 PTS, 11 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Ivica Zubac (C): 15 PTS, 6 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Norman Powell (SG): 14 PTS, 2 RBS, 0 AST
  • Terance Mann (PG): 11 PTS, 7 RBS, 1 AST
  • James Harden (SG): 7 PTS, 4 RBS, 7 ASTS

Season leaders for the Clippers show significant contributions across the board:

  • Paul George (SF): 22.6 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 3.5 APG
  • James Harden (SF): 16.6 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 8.5 APG
  • Norman Powell (SG): 13.9 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 1.1 APG
  • Ivica Zubac (C): 11.7 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 1.4 APG
  • Russell Westbrook (PG): 11.1 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 4.5 APG

Mavericks leaders ahead of Game 6

Luka Doncic’s standout performance underscores the Mavericks’ potential, with Kyrie Irving and Maxi Kleber also contributing significantly. Here are the Mavericks leaders from Wednesday’s loss to the Clippers:

  • Luka Doncic (PG): 35 PTS, 7 RBS, 10 ASTS
  • Maxi Kleber (C): 15 PTS, 3 RBS, 1 AST
  • Kyrie Irving (PG): 14 PTS, 4 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Derrick Jones Jr. (SF): 12 PTS, 3 RBS, 1 AST
  • Dereck Lively II (C): 12 PTS, 7 RBS, 1 AST

Season leaders for the Mavericks also highlight the depth of their roster:

  • Luka Doncic (PG): 33.9 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 9.8 APG
  • Kyrie Irving (PG): 25.6 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • P.J. Washington (PF): 12.9 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 1.9 APG
  • Daniel Gafford (C): 11.0 PPG, 7.6 RPG, 1.0 APG
  • Derrick Jones Jr. (SF): 8.6 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 1.6 APG
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