Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 8/2/2020 Spread Picks and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 8/2/2020 – The Dallas Mavericks lost in a heartbreaking overtime loss and they look to get back in the hunt for a better playoff position against the Phoenix Suns. This NBA Western Conference clash is set to happen this Sunday, August 2 at 9:00 PM Eastern Time and it will be held at the Visa Athletic Center in Reunion, Florida. The game will be available to watch through online live streaming for NBA League Pass subscribers and SofaScore is another alternative. The Suns have a good start inside “The Bubble” and will look to carry the momentum but NBA Run Line sees them as the underdogs in this game.
Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 8/2/2020
Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 8/2/2020 Betting Odds
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The Dallas Mavericks faltered in overtime during their match against the Houston Rockets by four points, 149-153. Kristaps Porzingis led the team with 39 points along with 16 rebounds and three triples while Luka Doncic finished with a triple-double inside “The Bubble” with 28 points, 13 rebounds and ten assists before fouling out in overtime. Trey Burke also reached 31 points with eight three-pointers with wingman Tim Hardaway Jr. adding up 24 points and five triples. The Mavs were outlasted and it was unnecessary fouls that got them to lose the lead. This is something that they should carry in the next few games as they try to regain lost ground.
Players to watch: Trey Burke PG * GP 1 GS 0 MIN 30 PTS 31 OR 0 DR 1 REB 1 AST 6 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 0 PF 2 AST/TO INF PER 43.24
Luka Doncic SG GP 55 GS 55 MIN 33.5 PTS 28.7 OR 1.3 DR 8.1 REB 9.4 AST 8.7 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 4.3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 2 PER 27.35
Kristaps Porzingis PF GP 52 GS 52 MIN 31.5 PTS 19.6 OR 1.8 DR 7.8 REB 9.6 AST 1.8 STL 0.7 BLK 2.1 TO 1.7 PF 3.1 AST/TO 1.1 PER 19.71.
Phoenix Suns Betting
The Phoenix Suns secured their first win of inside “The Bubble” as they rallied in the fourth quarter to win by 13 points over the Washington Wizards, 125-112. Devin Booker led the team in scoring with 27 points, five rebounds and four assists while DeAndre Ayton finished with a double-double of 24 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks. Dario Saric had 16 points off the bench and Ricky Rubio flirted with a double-double of 15 points, nine assists along with three steals. Starting forwards Mikal Bridges and Cameron Johnson did 13 and 12 points each to round up the double-digit scorers against the Wizards.
Players to Watch: Devin Booker SG GP 63 GS 63 MIN 36.1 PTS 26.1 OR 0.4 DR 3.7 REB 4.2 AST 6.5 STL 0.7 BLK 0.3 TO 4 PF 3 AST/TO 1.7 PER 19.77
Deandre Ayton C GP 31 GS 26 MIN 33.3 PTS 19.2 OR 4.1 DR 7.9 REB 12 AST 1.9 STL 0.7 BLK 1.7 TO 2.3 PF 3.2 AST/TO 0.8 PER 20.87
Kelly 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 14.9.
Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 8/2/2020 Betting Numbers
Dallas are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Phoenix are 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games.
C. Lee SG Calf is out for season
A. Baynes C COVID-19 is out indefinitely
Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks
The Dallas Mavericks were outhussled in their last game and they are facing a team that doesn’t have much firepower to keep up with them. Phoenix Suns are forecasted as the underdogs in this match by Online Sports Betting. Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are expected to get their numbers while their supporting cast will be raining threes in the slow transition of the Suns.
Moneyline: The Mavericks are coming in this game as the favorites with a -220 ML. On the other hand, the Suns are at +180.
ATS: The total spread for this matchup is a wide 5.5 points as the Mavs own the -5.5 while the Suns are at +5.5.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is at 237.5 with the Mavs going over and the Suns are under.
Score Prediction: 120 – 114 Mavs