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Los Angeles Clippers at Dallas Mavericks Betting Pick

The Los Angeles Clippers are at the Dallas Mavericks on Friday for Game 6 of the best of 7 series. This is the first round of the NBA Playoffs, with the Mavericks leading the series 3-2. The Mavericks are coming off a win in Game 5 to go up 3-2 in the series.

The Clippers are the fourth seed following their 51-31 regular season. The Clippers struggled down the stretch, falling in their final three games. Los Angeles won Game 1 and 4 of this best of 7 series.

For Dallas, they are looking to move onto the second round of the postseason and take on the top seeded Oklahoma City Thunder. The Mavericks lost their final two games of the regular season, and were 50-32 in the postseason. Dallas is coming off a 30 point win on Wednesday.

The Dallas Mavericks are -7.5 in this game over the Clippers. The total is set at 207.5.

Clippers Seeking Trip Back Home for Game 7

It was a pretty ugly performance for Los Angeles on Wednesday. The Clippers were out scored 98-69 in the final three quarters of the game. The Clippers had no answer for Luka Doncic, who scored 35 points on them. Now, the Clippers are in a must win situation on the road.

The scoring for Los Angeles was led by Paul George and Ivaca Zubac. They both scored 15 in the game. George was able to grab 11 rebounds. James Harden was held to just 7 points in the game. Los Angeles was without Kawhi Leonard, with a right knee injury. He is questionable for this game.

During the regular season, the Clippers scored 115.6 points per game. Los Angeles was 6th, making nearly 49% from the field. The Clippers finished with the sixth-best three-point percentage in the league and were third in free throw percentage.

Dallas Wants Oklahoma CIty

The Dallas Mavericks cannot look past this Game 6, but the Mavericks want their next trip to be to Oklahoma City. If they do not have to return to Los Angeles this season, they would be thrilled. The Mavericks scored 123 points in the Game 5 win, which was their most this postseason so far.

Doncic had 35 points, but also 7 rebounds and 10 assists. Kyrie Irving scored 14 points in the game. Maxi Kleber was strong off the bench with 15 points as well. Dallas won the game, making 14 three-point shots. On the season, the Mavericks average 14.6 per game.

Dallas, in all three of their wins this postseason have kept the Clippers under 100. A lower-scoring game should benefit the Mavericks. In the two losses, they are allowing 112.5 points per game.

Clippers Win on the Road

The Los Angeles Clippers are going to force a game 7. Winning on the road is hard, but that is what they are going to do here. The Clippers are going to get great games from their veteran leaders. When push comes to shove, Los Angeles wins on the road.

The final bet for this game is the Los Angeles Clippers +250 on the moneyline over the Dallas Mavericks. Best of luck and enjoy the game!

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