Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 15 (5/15): NBA

Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 15 (5/15): NBA

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Odds

Time 8:00 p.m. EST
Mavericks money line +230
Mavericks spread +6.5
Suns money line -280
Suns spread -6.5
Over / under 205

 

2021-2022 season stats

  Dallas Mavericks Phoenix Suns
Record 59-35 71-23
Road / home record 25-22 37-10
Streak W1 L1
Points per game 107.87 114.66
Points allowed per game 104.52 107.57
Rebounds per game 42.60 44.69
Rebounds allowed per game 43.79 44.57
Over / under record 35-57-2 47-47

Preview

The Phoenix Suns and the Dallas Mavericks will play the Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on Sunday night. The Mavs beat the Suns 113-86 in Game 6 to tie the series. Doncic scored 33 points.

Dallas Mavericks

The Mavericks have won 3 of their last 5 games and are 25-22 on he road this season. They have a 59-35 record overall ranking 2nd in the Southwest. The Mavericks have gone 43-21 against Western Conference opponents. Dallas scores 108.0 points and has outscored opponents by 3.3 points per game.

Doncic is averaging 28.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 8.7 assists for the Mavericks. Jalen Brunson is averaging 20.9 points over the last 10 games for Dallas.

In their last 10 games the Mavericks are 6-4, averaging 105.5 points, 39.7 rebounds, 21.9 assists, 6.7 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.2 points.

Phoenix Suns

The Suns have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 37-10 at home ranking first in the Western Conference with a 71-23 record overall, the best in the league. The Suns have gone 46-18 against Western Conference opponents. Phoenix ranks eighth in the NBA allowing just 107.3 points per game while holding opponents to 44.4% shooting.

Chris Paul is averaging 14.7 points, 10.8 assists and 1.9 steals for the Suns. Ayton is averaging 19.7 points and 9.4 rebounds while shooting 64.5% over the last 10 games for Phoenix.

In their last 10 games, the Suns are 6-4, averaging 108.5 points, 41.5 rebounds, 27.1 assists, 7.7 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 48.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.5 points per game.

BETTING TRENDS

Dallas are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas' last 5 games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games against Dallas.

Phoenix are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games at home.

Prediction

The Mavericks forced the series to 7 games and will get here with a lot of confidence after beating the Suns by 27 points in Game 6 at Dallas but they play on the road this time where they have lost their last 8 games against the Suns. The Suns lost only 10 games in the season at home and have covered the spread in the last 4 games played in Phoenix. Suns will win and cover.

PICK: Suns -6.5 (-110)

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