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Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 8/13/2020 Spread Picks and Previews

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Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 8-13-2020 Spread Picks and Previews

Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 8/13/2020 – The Phoenix Suns are gunning for “The Bubble” sweep as they are coming in with a seven-game winning streak against the playoff-bound Dallas Mavericks this Thursday, August 13. The game will be played in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena in Reunion, Florida. It will be TNT that will have the broadcast rights of this match and they will air it live at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. The same feed will be put on the online live stream at NBA League Pass and SofaScore. The Suns have been the underdog in most of their matches but they are favored to win by NBA Game Odds to win over the Mavericks.

Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 8/13/2020

When: August 13, 2020 4:00 PM ET
Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena, Reunion, Florida
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 8/13/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Dallas Mavericks +5.5 (-110) 231.5 o (-110) +180

Phoenix Suns
-5.5 (-110) 231.5 u (-110) -122
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Dallas Mavericks Betting

The Dallas Mavericks were on the losing end of that historical game of Damian Lillard who dropped 61 points over them and lost by three points, 131-134. Kristaps Porzingis led the team in scoring as he notched 36 points along with six rebounds and two blocks before fouling out. Luka Doncic tallied a near triple-double with 25 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds while Tim Hardaway Jr. contributed with 24 points, four rebounds and three triples. Dorian Finney-Smith maximized his performance and missed only twice to finish with 15 points while Trey Burke and Maxi Kleiber each had 12.

Players to Watch: L. Doncic SG GP 59 GS 59 MIN 33.9 PTS 29.1 OR 1.3 DR 8.2 REB 9.5 AST 8.9 STL 1 BLK 0.2 TO 4.3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 2.1 PER 27.66

K. Porzingis PF GP 56 GS 56 MIN 31.8 PTS 20.1 OR 1.8 DR 7.8 REB 9.5 AST 1.8 STL 0.7 BLK 2 TO 1.6 PF 3.2 AST/TO 1.1 PER 20.02

T. Hardaway Jr. SG GP 69 GS 56 MIN 29.5 PTS 15.8 OR 0.3 DR 2.9 REB 3.3 AST 1.9 STL 0.6 BLK 0.1 TO 1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2 PER 14.48.

Phoenix Suns Betting

The Phoenix Suns made a good mark in their last match as they overcame the struggling Philadelphia 76ers by 13 points, 130-117. Devin Booker has been on the dot as he led the team with 35 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. He only missed one free throw out of a dozen shots. Mikal Bridges was also a scoring machine as he tallied 24 points along with three triples. Dario Saric came off the bench with 18 points and nine rebounds while Ricky Rubio notched a double-double with 16 points and ten assists. Frank Kaminsky also had a notable night as he provided 13 points in 13 minutes off the bench.

Players to watch: D. Booker SG GP 68 GS 68 MIN 35.9 PTS 26.5 OR 0.4 DR 3.7 REB 4.1 AST 6.5 STL 0.7 BLK 0.3 TO 3.9 PF 3.1 AST/TO 1.7 PER 20.38

K. Oubre Jr. SF GP 56 GS 55 MIN 34.5 PTS 18.7 OR 1.2 DR 5.3 REB 6.4 AST 1.5 STL 1.3 BLK 0.7 TO 1.5 PF 3.4 AST/TO 1 PER 14.98

D. Ayton C GP 36 GS 30 MIN 32.7 PTS 18.6 OR 3.9 DR 7.6 REB 11.5 AST 1.9 STL 0.7 BLK 1.6 TO 2.2 PF 3.2 AST/TO 0.8 PER 20.21.

Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 8/13/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Dallas Mavericks

Dallas are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas’ last 5 games.
Dallas are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games against Phoenix.
Dallas are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games against Phoenix.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas’ last 6 games on the road.
Dallas are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Phoenix.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’ last 7 games this season.
Dallas are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Dallas are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.

Phoenix Suns

Phoenix are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games.
Phoenix are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
Phoenix are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Suns are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Dallas.
Phoenix are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Phoenix are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games played in August.

Injuries

Dallas Mavericks

Courtney Lee SG Calf is out for season
Seth Curry PG Leg is “?” Thursday vs Phoenix
Dwight Powell PF Achilles is out for season
Kristaps Porzingis PF Heel is “?” Thursday vs Phoenix
Willie Cauley-Stein C COVID-19 is out for season
Dorian Finney-Smith SF Hip is probable Thursday vs Phoenix
Maxi Kleber PF Knee is probable Thursday vs Phoenix
Jalen Brunson PG Shoulder is out indefinitely

Phoenix Suns

Aron Baynes C Knee is “?” Thursday vs Dallas
Kelly Oubre Jr. SF Knee is out indefinitely
Elie Okobo PG Ankle is “?” Thursday vs Dallas

Head-to-Head
Dallas Mavericks Phoenix Suns
37-34-3 Against the Spread 36-35-1
45-29-0 Straight Up 38-34-0
117 Points per Game 113
112 Points Allowed per Game 114
46.1 Offensive FG% 46.5
77.75 Offensive FT% 83.33
36.62 Offensive 3PT% 35.65
45.64 Defensive FG% 47.22
75.72 Defensive FT% 78.79
35 Defensive 3PT% 36.23

Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks

The Dallas Mavericks have nothing to lose here while the Phoenix Suns have more at stake. Doncic and Porzingis may take some rest in this game and that will open up the game for the Phoenix Suns. Top Online Sportsbook feels that the Suns are the safer bet in this game even if Doncic and Porzingis plays.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Mavs as the underdogs are at +180 while the Suns are at -122 for this game.

ATS: It is a wide 5.5 points between both teams. Suns are carrying the -5.5 while the Mavs are on the other side with +5.5.

TOTALs: The given total for this match is at 231.5. The Mavericks are the team going over while the Suns are under.

Score Prediction: 117 – 110 Suns