Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, May 8

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM May 08, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Suns are -2.5 favorites vs. the Mavericks
  • Total (Over/Under): 214.5 points
  • Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 3:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on ESPN & ESPN

The Phoenix Suns visit American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 3:30pm EDT in Dallas.

The Suns are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -2.5 (-115).

So far this NBA season, the Suns are 50-41 against the spread, while the Mavericks are 52-37 against the spread.

The Suns vs Mavericks Over/Under is 214.5 total points for the game.


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Suns vs. Mavericks Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Phoenix Suns-2.5 -115O 214.5 -110-155
Dallas Mavericks +2.5 -105U 214.5 -110125

Against the spread this NBA season, the Suns have gone:

  • 50-41 against the Spread (+4.85 Units / 4.84% ROI)
  • 70-21 against the Moneyline (+12.6 Units / 3.8% ROI)
  • 47-44 against the Over for game total points (-1.45 Units / -1.45% ROI)
  • 44-47 against the Under for game total points (-7.7 Units / -7.7% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 4Q Spread in 52 of their last 78 games (+25.66 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the 2H Moneyline in 61 of their last 87 games (+19.20 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the Moneyline in 69 of their last 87 games (+18.45 Units / 6% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 28 of their last 45 games (+9.24 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the Spread in 49 of their last 86 games (+8.25 Units / 9% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 38 of their last 90 games (-17.93 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 39 of their last 91 games (-14.44 Units / -14% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 38 of their last 88 games (-13.90 Units / -14% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the Game Total Under in 34 of their last 77 games (-13.30 Units / -16% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 24 of their last 60 games (-13.13 Units / -20% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Mavericks have gone:

    • 52-37 against the Spread (+11.35 Units / 11.35% ROI)
    • 57-34 against the Moneyline (+10.7 Units / 5.18% ROI)
    • 35-54 against the Over for game total points (-24.4 Units / -24.38% ROI)
    • 54-35 against the Under for game total points (+15.5 Units / 15.48% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 57 of their last 91 games (+23.91 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have hit the Game Total Under in 32 of their last 45 games at home (+18.80 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the Spread in 42 of their last 66 games (+17.85 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have hit the Moneyline in 42 of their last 59 games (+17.50 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have covered the 1Q Spread in 50 of their last 86 games (+12.83 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 30 of their last 91 games (-32.46 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only hit the Game Total Over in 35 of their last 91 games (-24.40 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 38 of their last 91 games (-18.40 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only hit the 1H Game Total Over in 18 of their last 44 games at home (-10.60 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Dallas Mavericks have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 49 games (-9.82 Units / -18% ROI)
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    Phoenix Suns: Keys to the Game vs. the Dallas Mavericks

    The Suns are 33-9 (.786) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

    The Suns are 20-3 (.870) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

    The Suns are 35-2 (.946) when scoring 110 or more points this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .726

    The Suns were 29-8 (.784) when they win the turnover margin last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

    Dallas Mavericks: Keys to the Game vs. the Phoenix Suns

    The Mavericks are 50-11 (.820) when scoring 110 or more points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .697

    The Mavericks are 43-3 (.935) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .775

    The Mavericks were 18-7 (.720) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

    The Mavericks were 22-1 (.957) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .782

    Injury Report: Mavericks vs. SunsSunday‘s Game, May 8

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (Mavericks): The Mavericks announced that Hardaway Jr. suffered a fracture in his left foot.
  • Dario Saric (Suns): Saric had surgery repair his right knee. There is no timetable for his return, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN.
  • Torrey Craig (Suns): Craig is doubtful for Sunday’s (May 8) game against Dallas.
  • Phoenix Suns Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Suns averaged 0.57 points per possession (8,300 points/15,190 possessions) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

    The Suns had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,939 assists/ 864 TOs) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

    The Suns have averaged 0.54 points per possession (4,839 points/9,461 possessions) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

    The Suns are shooting 48% (4,946/10,198) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

    Dallas Mavericks Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Mavericks averaged 11.4 turnovers per game (823 turnovers/72 games) last season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

    The Mavericks have averaged 11.5 turnovers per game (1,346 turnovers/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

    The Mavericks have averaged 5.7 turnovers per game (257 turnovers/45 games) in the second half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

    The Mavericks have averaged 11.6 turnovers per game (523 turnovers/45 games) this season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

    Phoenix Suns Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Suns have averaged 36.0 defensive rebounds per game (1,546 rebounds/43 games) this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

    The Suns have 371 steals this season — 6th most among NBA teams

    The Suns have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (180 blocks/43 games) this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Suns have averaged 4.3 blocks per game (249 blocks/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.0

    Dallas Mavericks Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Mavericks averaged 6.2 steals per game (450 steals/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.5

    The Mavericks have averaged 3.8 blocks per game (173 blocks/45 games) this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Mavericks have averaged 4.1 blocks per game (484 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

    The Mavericks have averaged 6.7 steals per game (397 steals/59 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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