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NBA Western Conference Semifinals: Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns (Game 5) Odds and Picks

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Published on 10 May 2022


The Phoenix Suns (70-22) are determined to bounce back from back-to-back losses as they host the Dallas Mavericks (58-34) in Game 5 at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday. In today’s game, the Suns came out as 6-point favorites against the Mavericks. See more predictions in the Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns odds and picks in FBR’s NBA Predictions series.


  • Underdogs: Mavericks +6 (-110)
  • Mavericks vs Suns Over/Under: 213 points

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The Mavericks (54-36-2 ATS) are 7-2 ATS in their last nine games and are 13-5 SU in their last 18 matches. The total has gone OVER in seven of Dallas’ last nine outings on the road, even as the Mavericks are 0-7 SU in their last seven contests when playing on the road against the Suns.

The Suns (50-42 ATS) went 4-2 SU in their last six games and 4-1 ATS in their last five at home even as the total has gone OVER in nine of Phoenix’s last 13 outings against an opponent in the Southwest Division. Phoenix absorbed a 101-111 loss in Game 4, making Game 5 a must-win for the hosts to regain homecourt advantage and a psychological edge in their bid to reach the conference finals.

Dallas completed their recovery from a 0-2 deficit by taking Games 3 and 4 before their home crowd to make the series a best-of-three affair. The Mavericks, aside from getting big numbers from All-Star guard Luka Doncic, should get another big game from guard Jalen Brunson, who dropped 28 points on 47.6% shooting aside from adding four rebounds, five assists, and no turnovers in Game 4.

Final Predictions and Picks:

  • Spread — 116 Phoenix Suns – 104 Dallas Mavericks
  • Over/Under — OVER 213 points

A look at last time’s predictions: 

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