Mavericks vs Clippers Game 5 NBA Preview (5/1/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on May 1, 2024
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The Dallas Mavericks are scheduled to play against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5 of the NBA Playoffs at 10:00 p.m. ET today. The game will take place at the Arena in Los Angeles and will be broadcast on TNT. Betting odds favor the Mavericks with a point spread of -3.0 and an over/under set at 209. This matchup is crucial for NBA bettors looking at the betting odds and starting lineups. The series is tied at 2-2.

Mavericks vs. Clippers Game 5 odds

The upcoming NBA game between the Mavericks and the Clippers is shaping up to be a competitive match, according to the latest NBA betting odds. Sportsbooks such as DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars, and BetMGM have provided their lines, focusing on the point spread, moneyline, and over/under totals. These odds are crucial for NBA bettors looking to make informed decisions on this game at Ohio sports betting apps.

  • Bet365: Mavericks -3.0, over/under 209.0
  • BetMGM: Mavericks -3.5, over/under 209.5
  • Caesars: Mavericks -3.0, over/under 208.0
  • BetRivers: Mavericks -3.0, over/under 207.5

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

Mavs vs. Clippers projected starting lineups for Game 5

Mavericks starting lineup tonight

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

Clippers starting lineup tonight

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

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Mavericks vs. Clippers injuries tonight

Mavericks: Tim Hardaway Jr. (SF) and Olivier-Maxence Prosper (PF) are out with ankle injuries. Luka Doncic (PG) is probable with a knee injury.

Clippers: Kawhi Leonard (SF) is out with a knee injury. In his absence, James Harden and Paul George are expected to lead the Clippers.

Team stats & standings before Game 5

Dallas Mavericks team stats & standings

The Dallas Mavericks, with a record of 50-32, finished fifth in the Western Conference to lead the Southwest Division. They have an average of 117.8 points per game and 115.6 allowed points per game. The Mavericks have a field goal percentage of 48.1% and a three-pointer percentage of 36.9%. In their recent matchups against the Los Angeles Clippers, they split the games, winning one with 116 points and losing another scoring 90 points. This performance reflects their season’s competitive edge and resilience, crucial for nba betting considerations.

  • 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

Los Angeles Clippers team stats & standings

The Los Angeles Clippers finished 51-31, securing the fourth spot in the Western Conference to lead the Pacific Division. They average 115.6 points per game while conceding 112.3 points. The Clippers boast a field goal percentage of 48.9% and excel in three-pointers with 38.1%. Their recent games against the Mavericks showcased their strength and weaknesses, winning one game with a high three-point percentage of 62.1% and losing another.

  • 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

Player Stats for Mavericks vs. Clippers ahead of Game 5

The upcoming NBA game between the Mavericks and Clippers is highly anticipated by fans and bettors alike, focusing on key players who have shown remarkable performance in recent matches. The game’s outcome could significantly influence betting odds and strategies.

Mavericks leaders ahead of tonight’s game

Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving have been standout performers for the Mavericks, showcasing their ability to influence the game’s outcome significantly. The top performers from Sunday’s loss to the Clippers include:

  • Kyrie Irving (PG): 40 PTS, 7 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Luka Doncic (PG): 29 PTS, 10 RBS, 10 ASTS
  • Derrick Jones Jr. (SF): 14 PTS, 7 RBS, 1 AST
  • P.J. Washington (PF): 10 PTS, 4 RBS, 1 AST
  • Dereck Lively II (C): 8 PTS, 6 RBS, 1 AST

Season leaders for the Mavericks demonstrate consistent performance, contributing to the team’s competitive edge in the NBA. Here are the leading players for the Mavericks going into tonight’s game:

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

Clippers leaders ahead of tonight’s game

Paul George and James Harden have emerged as critical players for the Clippers, with their most recent win over Dallas highlighting the team’s success.

  • Paul George (SF): 33 PTS, 6 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • James Harden (SG): 33 PTS, 6 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Ivica Zubac (C): 13 PTS, 4 RBS, 1 AST
  • Terance Mann (PG): 11 PTS, 3 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Norman Powell (SG): 11 PTS, 0 RBS, 0 ASTS

The Clippers’ season leaders underline the team’s depth and the players’ ability to perform under pressure, essential for NBA betting considerations. Here are the top five leaders for the Clippers this season:

  • Paul George (SF): 22.6 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 3.5 APG
  • James Harden (SG): 16.6 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 8.5 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
  • Norman Powell (SG): 13.9 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 1.1 APG
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