Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks 05/12/2022 NBA Predictions Picks and Preview
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks 5/12/2022 – The Dallas Mavericks failed to put the series in their favor after losing Game 5 against the Phoenix Suns and now are in a do-or-die situation heading to the next match. Both teams are set to meet this coming Thursday, May 12 and it will be inside the halls of the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. ESPN holds the television broadcast rights as the live telecast begins at 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers have the luxury of enjoying the game through an online live stream. It is seen in NBA betting lines that the Phoenix Suns should finish this series against the Dallas Mavericks after this game.
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks 5/12/2022
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks 5/12/2022 Betting Odds
Phoenix Suns Betting
The Phoenix Suns made a statement in Game 5 after defeating the Dallas Mavericks by 30 points, 110-80. Devin Booker shot 55% from the field to lead the team with 28 points along with seven rebounds and three triples. DeAndre Ayton missed the double-double mark with 20 points and nine boards while Chris Paul and Mikal Bridges each had 14 points. This was a perfect game for the Suns as their starters had a good time recharging for Game 6. The entire team shot well from the field doing 49% and managed to finish the game with a total of 10 steals and 50 rebounds.
Players to watch: Devin Booker SG 8 GP 8 GS 36.3 MIN 25.4 PTS 0.9 OR 3.8 DR 4.6 REB 4.9 AST 0.4 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 2.3 PF 2 AST/TO 17.93 PER
Deandre Ayton C 11 GP 11 GS 31.7 MIN 18.8 PTS 2.7 OR 6.5 DR 9.2 REB 1.7 AST 0.4 STL 0.9 BLK 1.4 TO 2.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 19.92 PER
Chris Paul PG 11 GP 11 GS 34.6 MIN 18.6 PTS 0.5 OR 4.1 DR 4.6 REB 9.1 AST 1.5 STL 0.2 BLK 2.4 TO 2.9 PF 3.8 AST/TO 19.85 PER
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The Dallas Mavericks struggled to keep up with the Phoenix Suns after shooting a dismal 38% from the field while also committing 16 turnovers. Luka Doncic delivered his usual numbers of 28 points, 11 rebounds, three steals and two assists while Jalen Brunson followed through with 21 points and seven rebounds. Only Davis Bertans managed to score double-digits outside of Brunson and Doncic while Dorian Finney-Smith only did 8 points. This was a very disappointing performance from the Mavericks as they needed more from Reggie Bullock and Maxi Kleber who only combined for four points.
Players to watch: Luka Doncic PG 8 GP 8 GS 36.9 MIN 30.9 PTS 0.9 OR 9.1 DR 10 REB 6.8 AST 1.6 STL 0.5 BLK 4.6 TO 3.1 PF 1.5 AST/TO 21.79 PER
Jalen Brunson PG 11 GP 11 GS 35.9 MIN 23.3 PTS 0.8 OR 4 DR 4.8 REB 3.7 AST 0.8 STL 0 BLK 1.4 TO 2.2 PF 2.7 AST/TO 16.27 PER
Dorian Finney-Smith PF 11 GP 11 GS 39.7 MIN 12.9 PTS 1.8 OR 3.6 DR 5.5 REB 1.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 0.8 TO 2.8 PF 2.3 AST/TO 10.97 PER
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks 5/6/2022 Betting Numbers
Suns are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Dallas are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games.
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Picks
The Dallas Mavericks are seen in the top online sportsbook as the riskier pick to make after a strong performance in Game 5. This should be the last game of the Mavs for the season but expect them to keep things close and provide a good fight at home.
Moneyline: The Mavs at home have an ML of +109 while the Suns are -120 if they finish the series.
Spread: It is just 1.5 points between both teams across the spread with the Suns getting the -1.5 while the Mavs are +1.5.
Total: 213 points is the total pegged for this matchup with the Mavericks going under while the Suns are over.
Score Prediction: 112-105, Suns