Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 11/17/2021 Picks Previews and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 11/17/2021 – The Phoenix Suns are fast surging to the top of the NBA Western Conference standings and they don’t intend to step on the brakes just yet. This team will be hosting the Dallas Mavericks for their next game this coming Wednesday at the Footprint Center located in Phoenix, Arizona. The tip-off happens at exactly 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be seen live through ESPN. Basketball fans can opt to subscribe to NBA League Pass to watch the game through an online live stream. Without their star player, the Dallas Mavericks are seen in NBA game spreads as the underdogs against the surging Phoenix Suns.
Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 11/17/2021
Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 11/17/2021 Betting Odds
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The Dallas Mavericks have been climbing up the NBA Western Conference standings and they find themselves at third place behind the Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors. This team has won seven of their last ten games and thanks to Kristaps Porzingis who returned from injury. However, Luka Doncic will be out for this game and will return afterward. This is a tough break as people want to see Doncic go up against Chris Paul. Jalen Brunson is expected to carry the load along with Dorian Finney-Smith and Tim Hardaway Jr. This team is now on back-to-back wins and an upset victory will put them tied at second place.
Players to watch: L. Doncic PG 13 GP 13 GS 34.8 MIN 24.9 PTS 0.7 OR 7.6 DR 8.3 REB 7.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 4.2 TO 2.2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 21.82 PER
K. Porzingis C 8 GP 8 GS 28.9 MIN 19.3 PTS 2.4 OR 5.5 DR 7.9 REB 1.4 AST 0.8 STL 1.5 BLK 1.5 TO 2.5 PF 0.9 AST/TO 22.25 PER
J. Brunson PG 13 GP 2 GS 29.1 MIN 15.1 PTS 0.5 OR 3.9 DR 4.4 REB 4.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.3 TO 1.8 PF 3.6 AST/TO 19.30 PER.
Phoenix Suns Betting
The Phoenix Suns started the season with a 1-3 record. When it seemed that their run last season as the NBA Western Conference champions was a fluke, this team turned it around and won their next nine matches. Their most recent opponents were the Minnesota Timberwolves and won over them by three points, 99-96. Devin Booker led the charge with 29 points along with five rebounds and five assists while Chris Paul controlled the floor with 21 points and eight assists. This marked the return of DeAndre Ayton who contributed a double-double of 22 points and 12 rebounds.
Players to Watch: D. Booker SG 13 GP 13 GS 32.8 MIN 22.9 PTS 1.1 OR 4.9 DR 6 REB 5.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 2.6 PF 2 AST/TO 19.80 PER
D. Ayton C 7 GP 7 GS 29.7 MIN 15.3 PTS 3.4 OR 8 DR 11.4 REB 1.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 1.4 TO 2.9 PF 0.8 AST/TO 21.42 PER
C. Paul PG 13 GP 13 GS 31.8 MIN 14.7 PTS 0.5 OR 3.7 DR 4.2 REB 10.2 AST 2.6 STL 0.5 BLK 2.4 TO 1.9 PF 4.3 AST/TO 23.69 PER.
Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 11/17/2021 Betting Numbers
Dallas are 6-12 ATS in their last 18 games.
Phoenix are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
Maxi Kleber PF Oblique is out indefinitely
Frank Kaminsky PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Dallas
Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks
Without Luka Doncic, the Dallas Mavericks are going to have a tough time winning over the Phoenix Suns on the road. It is forecasted by the best online sportsbook that the Suns will win but expect the margin to be wider than expected.
Moneyline: The short-handed Mavericks are given an ML of +220 while the Suns at home are at -275.
ATS: It is a wide 5.5 points separating both teams on the ATS with the Suns getting the -5.5 while the Mavericks are on the far side with +5.5.
TOTALs: The total set for this matchup is pegged at 220 points with the Suns going under and the Mavs are over.
Score Prediction: 110 – 102, Suns