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Suns vs Mavericks Prediction & Best Bets for Game 7 | Spread, Over/Under, Moneyline, & Series Odds

Posted: May 14, 2022Last updated: May 14, 2022

The Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks will head into a winner-take-all Game 7 matchup in Phoenix to determine who advances to the Western Conference Finals.

Most evaluators did not expect this series to go as deep as it has, but the Mavericks have demonstrated a level of play that they had not previously, hanging tough with the team that logged the best regular-season record.

Daniel Preciado of The Game Day has you covered with the best bets and predictions for Game 7 of the Suns vs Mavericks series. Across the NBA Playoffs, Preciado is 16-8, +5.93 units on his best bets.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 7 Odds

All NBA gameday odds are provided by BetMGM Sportsbook (unless noted) and current as of Friday, May 13, at 11 p.m. ET.

  • Moneyline: Suns (-250), Mavericks (+200)
  • Spread: Suns -6.5 (-105), Mavericks +6.5 (-115)
  • Over/Under: Over 206.5 (-110) / Under 206.5 (-110)
  • Implied Score: Suns 106.5, Mavericks 100

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Suns vs Mavericks Game 7 Prediction

This Game 7 can go in any direction given the close battle this series has exhibited to this point. The Mavericks are coming off of a blowout, 27-point win in Game 6, shortly after falling to the Suns by 30 points in Game 5.

The Suns will have the benefit of playing this game at home where they have won all three games in this series. The home team has won every game in this series, and the Suns are surely the favorites here by a wide margin as a result.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 7 Score Pick

Suns 114, Mavericks 103

Game 7s are always full of emotion, and this one should be no different. The Mavericks will aim to prove their doubters wrong, while Phoenix looks to avoid what would be a shocking upset.

However, given how well the Suns have played on their home court, it’s hard to imagine them getting sent home by Dallas in this all-important Game 7.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 7 Best Bets

Suns Cover -6.5 Spread (-105)

WAGER: 2 Units

The Suns have found their largest wins in the playoffs at home against the Mavericks, and I do not expect them to stop here. In fact, Phoenix took Game 2 by 29 points and Game 5 at 30 points, both on their home court.

The Suns are too good of a basketball team to lose this series to the Mavericks, but crazier things have happened in the playoffs. I do not project this type of thing to happen, though, and am backing the Suns with a two-unit wager in our NBA bet of the day.

OVER 206.5 Total Points (-110)

WAGER: 2 Units

Across this series, the Over/Under total has fluctuated dramatically. However, one of the main things that has become a trend in the series has been that the Over has hit in five of the last six home games the Suns have played and four of the past six road games for the Mavericks.

206.5 points is a very low bar to clear, all things considered. The Under has been a consistent theme in the past four games, but with the total so low, eight of the past 11 Suns games have gone over this betting total.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 7 Parlay

Best Same-Game Parlay (+275) at DraftKings Sportsbook

  • Suns Cover -6.5 Spread
  • OVER 206.5 Total Points

WAGER: 0.5 Units

Suns vs Mavericks Game 7 Parlay

The same-game parlay I have compiled for Game 7 has just two legs, but with favorable (+275) odds. A $100 wager will grant a $375 payout.

I am backing a more unfavorable -6.5 alternate spread that is offered at DraftKings at a better price than BetMGM and an alternate Over 206.5 to create maximum space for scoring.


PREVIOUSLY: Suns vs Mavericks Game 6 Prediction

The Phoenix Suns will hit the road to face the Dallas Mavericks in Game 6 of this NBA Playoffs matchup. The Suns carry a 3-2 series lead and will look to advance to face the winner of the Grizzlies vs Warriors series in the Western Conference Finals.

While things look bleak for the Mavericks, they should never be discounted given their admirable performance against the team with the best regular season record in the NBA.

Game 6 is obviously the contest that carries the heaviest emotion behind it thus far, with the Suns vying for consecutive NBA Finals appearances and the Mavericks looking to avoid going home.

Daniel Preciado of The Game Day has you covered with the best bets and predictions for Game 6 of the Suns vs Mavericks series. Across the NBA Playoffs, Preciado is 14-8, +3.3 units on his best bets.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 6 Odds

All NBA gameday odds are provided by BetMGM Sportsbook (unless noted) and current as of Thursday, May 12, at 1 p.m. ET.

  • Moneyline: Suns (-130), Mavericks (+105)
  • Spread: Suns -1.5 (-115), Mavericks +1.5 (-105)
  • Over/Under: Over 211.5 (-110) / Under 211.5 (-110)
  • Implied Score: Suns 106.5, Mavericks 105

Suns vs Mavericks Game 6 Prediction

The Mavericks were humiliated in Game 5 in a 30-point loss. Luka Doncic and Jalen Brunson combined to supply 49 points on the night, but Dallas received just 31 points from the rest of its roster. This pedestrian performance cannot happen again if the Mavericks are to win this game.

One thing to note with this series is that the home team has yet to lose outright in this series. With Dallas at home, they could present a good option on the moneyline.

Mavericks vs Suns Score Pick

Mavericks 107, Suns 100

The Suns truly found their groove at both ends of the floor in Game 6 and they carry a great deal of momentum into Game 6. Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton both had outstanding games, and while Chris Paul took a backseat scoring-wise, he still collected ten assists.

However, I still believe the Mavericks won’t go down quietly, and I like them to force a Game 7 going back to Phoenix.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 6 Best Bets

Mavericks Moneyline (+105)

WAGER: 1 Unit

The road team has not won outright across this entire series. Not only have the Mavericks won outright twice in this series at home, but they have not lost at home since Game 1 of their series against the Jazz, a stretch spanning five games total.

The Mavericks are looking to do everything in their power to stay alive in the playoffs, and I like the value they present on the moneyline, making this my NBA bet of the day.

UNDER 211.5 Total Points (-110)

WAGER: 0.5 Units

This series has gone back and forth with the betting totals. Games 1 and 2 in Phoenix went Over, and Games 3 and 4 in Dallas went Under. Given that I am backing the trend on the moneyline, following the trend on the betting total sounds like a good idea as well.

The Mavericks scored just 80 points in Game 5, and while I expect them to score a lot more than that in Game 6, this will likely come at the expense of some scoring from the Suns.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 6 Parlay

Best Same-Game Parlay (+215) at DraftKings Sportsbook

  • Mavericks Moneyline
  • UNDER 216.5 Total Points

WAGER: 0.5 Units

Suns vs Mavericks Game 6 Parlay

For the same-game parlay I have put together for Game 6, I am backing the Mavericks moneyline as I expect the trend to keep running with home teams winning. In this SGP, I would also recommend buying up the total to at least 216.5 on alternate lines.

Creating maximum space on betting totals is very important when it comes to parlay betting.


PREVIOUSLY: Suns vs Mavericks Game 5 Prediction

The Dallas Mavericks evened up the series in Game 4 against the Phoenix Suns, and while heading back to Phoenix, they will be looking to take a commanding 3-2 series lead. The Mavericks have looked excellent since going down 2-0 in the series with Luka Doncic and Jalen Brunson putting together outstanding performances along with supplemental production from their bench.

The Suns have faltered in each of the last two games by no issue of their own on the defensive end, but have not been as explosive offensively as they had to start this series off.

Game 5 is a pivotal spot for this series between the Mavericks and Suns, and whoever can win it becomes exponentially more likely to secure a spot in the Western Conference Finals.

Daniel Preciado of The Game Day has you covered with the best bets and predictions for Game 5 of the Suns vs Mavericks series. Across the NBA Playoffs, Preciado is 14-6, +5.05 units on his best bets.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 5 Odds

All NBA gameday odds are provided by BetMGM Sportsbook (unless noted) and current as of Tuesday, May 10, at 1 p.m. ET.

  • Moneyline: Suns (-275), Mavericks (+220)
  • Spread: Suns -6.5 (-105), Mavericks +6.5 (-115)
  • Over/Under: Over 214.5 (-110) / Under 214.5 (-110)
  • Implied Score: Suns 110.5, Mavericks 104

Suns vs Mavericks Game 5 Prediction

The Mavericks were undersold heading into this series, and they have truly done their part to silence the doubters to this juncture. Doncic has provided a certain level of electricity to the team that the Suns have not been able to match.

While the Suns are the better team on paper, the Mavericks now carry the momentum with back-to-back home wins.

The Suns will play this game in Phoenix, which has been a huge boost for them so far in the playoffs. They have won both of their games at home in this series so far.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 5 Score Pick

Suns 110, Mavericks 108

Phoenix will need to get more scoring from their players not named Devin Booker, as the star guard accounted for over a third of their points in Game 4. Chris Paul had just five points in 23 minutes in Game 4 as well.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 5 Best Bets

Mavericks Cover +6.5 Spread (-115)

WAGER: 1 Unit

The Mavericks have played too well in this series to be handed 6.5 points on the spread. This series may continue on in Phoenix in Game 5, but the Mavericks produced one of the NBA’s best road records during the regular season.

Booker has been a one-man show for the Suns over the past couple games since he has returned to full health and the Mavericks should easily cover as a result, making this our NBA bet of the day.

Over 214.5 Total Points (-110)

WAGER: 0.5 Units

Across the four games played in this series, this betting total has gone Over twice and Under twice. For this game in particular, I’m backing the Over.

Both of the games that went Over were coincidentally played in Phoenix, and while that might not be the most sound analysis, the Suns were revitalized offensively at home, pushing the pace overall.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 5 Parlay

Best Same-Game Parlay (+370) at DraftKings Sportsbook

  • Mavericks Cover +8.5 Spread
  • OVER 209.5 Total Points
  • Suns Moneyline

WAGER: 0.5 Units

Suns vs Mavericks Game 5 SGP

After missing out on my (+575) odds same-game parlay in Game 4 of this series by a single Brunson point, let’s get back on track and hit this (+370) odds SGP. For this rendition, I am backing the Mavericks ATS at an alternate spread, an alternate Over on the total, and the basic Suns’ moneyline.

In backing the alternate spreads as a part of this parlay, extracting value becomes that much easier by buying two points on the Mavericks and five points on the total.


PREVIOUSLY: Suns vs Mavericks Game 4 Prediction

The Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks are now locked into a heated battle in their NBA Playoffs series after the Mavericks put together a convincing win in Game 3, coming out on top by a final tally of 103-94.

Dallas received a near triple-double from Luka Doncic who amassed 26 points, 13 rebounds, and 9 assists in the game. The difference-maker overall, however, was Jalen Brunson, who scored 28 points. Brunson had mostly been held in check by the Suns’ elite perimeter defense through the first two games of the series.

No Suns players had over 20 points despite all starters being in double figures for the game, a huge credit to the Mavericks’ improved defense in Game 3. If this continues, they should find themselves firmly in the mix to win this series.

Daniel Preciado of The Game Day has you covered with the best bets and predictions for Game 4 of the Suns vs Mavericks series. Across the NBA Playoffs, Preciado is 12-6, +3.5 units on his best bets.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 4 Odds

All NBA gameday odds are provided by DraftKings Sportsbook and current as of Saturday, May 7, at 12 p.m. ET.

  • Moneyline: Suns (-125), Mavericks (+105)
  • Spread: Suns -1.5 (-110), Mavericks +1.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under: Over 215 (-110) / Under 215 (-110)
  • Implied Score: Suns 108.25, Mavericks 106.75

Suns vs Mavericks Game 4 Prediction

The Mavericks looked like an entirely different team in Game 3, excelling on both ends of the floor and simply not being bothered by the Suns’ top-tier defense. As previously mentioned, the Mavericks’ primary difference-maker was, Brunson as he nearly tripled his previous series points per game average this past game.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 4 Score Pick

Mavericks 104, Suns 102

As far as Game 4 goes, the odds demonstrate my opinion well that this is genuinely anyone’s game. The Suns need to win Game 4 to take the commanding 3-1 series lead, but the Mavericks need it to even the series.

If Brunson continues to step up as the sidekick to Doncic, the Mavericks could claw their way into winning this series, or at least Game 4.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 4 Best Bets

Mavericks Moneyline (+105)

WAGER: 1 Unit

As per our Game 4 score prediction, we have the Mavericks just narrowly winning this one. I was thoroughly impressed with Dallas’ effort in Game 3, and because they will be playing this game at home once again, I like their odds to have a repeat performance.

This game comes down to the combination of scoring from Doncic and Brunson, though, and if the latter falters even slightly, there is almost no margin for error. Proceed with caution, but make this your NBA bet of the day.

UNDER 214.5 Total Points (-110)

WAGER: 1 Unit

After the first two games of this series shot over the betting total with ease, Game 3 went well Under and I envision a repeat of this in Game 4.

With the Mavericks seemingly finding their groove on the defensive end, they will work in combination with the Suns’ excellent defense to help this go Under.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 4 Parlay

Best Same-Game Parlay (+525)

  • Mavericks Moneyline
  • UNDER 214.5 Total Points
  • Jalen Brunson: OVER 18.5 Points

WAGER: 0.5 Units

Suns vs Mavericks Game 4 SGP

For our Game 4 same-game parlay, we have put together a (+525) odds parlay that includes the Mavericks’ moneyline, the Under 214.5, and Brunson’s Over on points.

We have outlined that we see the Mavericks winning Game 4 to even the series, and we also see the team’s defensive effort continuing to shine through. We will not be backing an alternative line like we normally would on the total.

Additionally, Brunson is the x-factor in Game 4, and we have his Over for points because we expect him to rise to the occasion.


PREVIOUSLY: Suns vs Mavericks Game 3 Prediction

The Phoenix Suns have shown why they finished the regular season with the best record in the NBA and have a commanding 2-0 lead over the Dallas Mavericks in the series. With the series heading to Dallas, the Mavericks will have to win on their home court if they want to stay in the fight.

Luka Doncic continues to put up impressive performances and is now averaging 40.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 7.5 assists through the first two games of the series. The Mavericks have still been overpowered by the depth of the Suns, and Dallas has yet to demonstrate that they can match it.

Daniel Preciado of The Game Day has you covered with the best bets and predictions for Game 3 of the Suns vs Mavericks series. Across the NBA Playoffs, Preciado is 11-5, +4.65 units on his best bets.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 3 Odds

All NBA gameday odds are provided by DraftKings Sportsbook and current as of Thursday, May 5, at 2 p.m. ET.

  • Moneyline: Suns (-110), Mavericks (-110)
  • Spread: Suns -1 (-105), Mavericks +1 (-115)
  • Over/Under: Over 220 (-110) / Under 220 (-110)
  • Implied Score: Suns 110.5, Mavericks 109.5

Suns vs Mavericks Game 3 Prediction

While the Suns were trying to find their footing in their series against the New Orleans Pelicans due to the Devin Booker injury, they have now found their groove with his return. Booker had 30 points in Game 2 and the Suns were able to put together a well-rounded effort, winning the game by 20.

If the Mavericks do not want to drop down to a 3-0 deficit in the series, they will need to come together in front of one of the best home crowds in the NBA. Doncic will need help around him to make this any kind of series.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 3 Score Pick

Suns 110, Mavericks 107

I do not expect to see another blowout with Dallas heading home, but we envision the Suns winning a close game and taking the commanding 3-0 series lead.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 3 Best Bets

Suns Moneyline (-110)

WAGER: 1.5 Units

The Mavericks are not a lackluster team by any stretch of the imagination, but the Suns’ depth has proven to be too much for Dallas to handle. Dallas has some supplementary pieces around Doncic, but they have largely been quiet through this series’ first two games.

Game 3 has both moneylines at (-110) odds which is interesting considering the Suns are coming off of a 20-point win, albeit at home.

Back the Suns for 1.5 units to win this game outright. Expect it to be a sweat, but this is our NBA bet of the day.

UNDER 220 Total Points (-110)

WAGER: 0.5 Units

We backed the Over in both Games 1 and 2, but we will be changing course for Game 3. The betting total has gotten quite inflated due to some recent offensive explosions from the Suns.

However, I do not expect this trend to continue much further. I see more value here on the Under, but just for a small half unit wager. Our final score prediction falls just beneath this total.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 3 Parlay

Best Same-Game Parlay (+1300) at DraftKings

  • UNDER 220.5 Total Points
  • Both Teams OVER 104.5 Points
  • Suns Moneyline

WAGER: 0.5 Units

Suns vs Mavericks Game 3 SGP

Our Game 3 same-game parlay is an interesting one and represents the longest odds of any parlay we have put together in the NBA Playoffs. On DraftKings, we are getting excellent (+1300) odds due to a small contradictory play within the parlay.

We are backing the Under 220.5, but we are also backing the Over 104.5 for both teams’ total points. This means that the score will have to fall in a very narrow range for this hit. Additionally, we’ll be throwing in the Suns moneyline.


PREVIOUSLY: Suns vs Mavericks Game 2 Prediction

The Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks head into Game 2 of their series coming off an opener that the Suns were seemingly in control of the entire way. The Suns were the massive favorites coming in, but it will be interesting to see whether or not the Mavericks can kill their opponent’s momentum and even the series.

Despite the Mavericks losing, the game was all Luka Doncic. He put together a 45-point performance to help the Mavericks climb all the way back from the verge of a blowout and tied Michael Jordan all-time for the lead in playoff points per game in the process.

The Mavericks will need Doncic to continue his superhuman performance to have any shot at knocking out the Suns. Given just how flummoxed Phoenix’s defense looked with him in Game 1, it is not out of the question.

Daniel Preciado of The Game Day has you covered with the best bets and predictions for Game 2 of the Suns vs Mavericks series. Across the NBA Playoffs, Preciado is 10-4, +4.75 units on his best bets.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 2 Odds

All NBA gameday odds are provided by BetMGM Sportsbook (unless noted) and current as of Wednesday, May 4, at 10 a.m. ET.

  • Moneyline: Suns (-250), Mavericks (+200)
  • Spread: Suns -6.5 (-110), Mavericks +6.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under: Over 216.5 (-110) / Under 216.5 (-110)
  • Implied Score: Suns 111.5, Mavericks 105

Suns vs Mavericks Game 2 Prediction

While the final score amounted to a respectable seven-point loss in Game 1 for the Mavericks, they were trailing for a large portion of the game. The Suns were able to get 67 points from their star trio of Devin Booker, Chris Paul, and Deandre Ayton, which is excellent.

However, the more important thing to note is that the trio of Mikal Bridges, Jae Crowder, and Cameron Johnson rose to the occasion, combining for 41 points.

Suns vs Mavericks Score Pick

Suns 113, Mavericks 109

I expect a similar outcome in Game 2, where the Suns remain in control the whole way and the Mavericks and Doncic keep it close in the waning minutes of the game. Look for Phoenix to come out on top again and head to Dallas up 2-0 in this series.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 2 Best Bets

Mavericks: Cover +6.5 Spread (-110)

WAGER: 1 Unit

The Mavericks just barely missed covering the 5.5-point spread in Game 1, and in Game 2, I am backing them to actually do it this time. We backed the Mavericks spread to start the series and were rebuffed, but I believe this is a good spot to double down on Dallas.

Doncic will be the key here, and if the Mavericks can get any sort of supplemental production, they should cover with ease and possibly pull out an outright win, making this our NBA bet of the day.

OVER 216.5 Total Points (-110)

WAGER: 1 Unit

Game 1 was a very high-scoring game, especially when compared to the opening betting total of 214.5. The total has moved up two points for Game 2, but I do not see that being enough as we back the Over 216.5 here.

Both teams play excellent, fast-paced offensive schemes that can keep the scores piling up on the way to this hitting.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 2 Parlay

Best Same-Game Parlay (+275) at DraftKings Sportsbook

  • Mavericks Cover +6.5 Spread
  • Mavericks OVER 103.5 Points
  • Suns OVER 108.5 Points

WAGER: 0.5 Units

Suns vs Mavericks Game 2 SGP

For our Game 2 same-game parlay, we will be backing the Mavericks to cover the spread as well as Overs for both team totals here. We have both teams hitting the Over on these total points selections in our final score prediction so this was a no-brainer to include in our SGP to help make excellent (+275) odds.


PREVIOUSLY: Suns vs Mavericks Game 1 Prediction

After both teams won their first series of the NBA Playoffs in six games, the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns will face one another in what is sure to be an excellent series from start to finish. The Suns are the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference after posting an NBA best 64-18 record during the regular season. The Mavericks are the No. 4 seed, but are one of the consensus best teams in the NBA, posting the fifth-best regular-season record in the NBA.

The Mavericks are certainly the underdog in Game 1 and they will need to get as much production from Luka Doncic as possible to win this battle.

Daniel Preciado of The Game Day has you covered with the best bets and predictions for Game 1 of the Suns vs Mavericks series. Across the NBA Playoffs, Preciado is 9-3, +5.9 units on his best bets.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 1 Odds

All NBA gameday odds are provided by BetMGM Sportsbook (unless noted) and current as of May 1 at 1 p.m. ET.

  • Moneyline: Suns (-225), Mavericks (+180)
  • Spread: Suns -5.5 (-110), Mavericks +5.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under: Over 214.5 (-110) / Under 214.5 (-110)
  • Implied Score: Suns 110, Mavericks 104.5

Suns vs Mavericks Game 1 Prediction

The Suns had the Mavericks’ number during the regular season, but it is important to note that the Mavericks were without Doncic in two of their losses. Both of these teams are extremely well-balanced and this Game 1 should be an utter dogfight.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 1 Score Pick

Mavericks 110, Suns 105

Doncic will need to rise to the occasion here as allowing the Suns to notch Game 1 will be a huge blow to the Mavericks who carry a tremendous amount of momentum into this series.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 1 Best Bets

Mavericks Cover +5.5 Spread (-110)

WAGER: 1.5 Units

This prediction may come as a surprise to many, but I have the Mavericks winning outright in Game 1. The NBA Playoffs are known for routinely crowning victors that have the momentum, regardless of overall talent.

The Suns are still regaining their footing since Devin Booker’s injury and brief return, giving me pause on them. Back the Mavericks ATS for 1.5 units for our NBA bet of the day.

OVER 214.5 Total Points (-110)

WAGER: 0.5 units

This should be a small wager as our final score prediction is almost exactly in line with the betting total. Game 1 has the chance to give in to the excellent defenses on both sides, but it also has an extraordinary chance of becoming an offensive shootout.

Both teams have players that can score at will, but it will be interesting to see if those forces get stopped at all in Game 1 and as the series progresses.

Suns vs Mavericks Game 1 Parlay

Best Same-Game Parlay (+240) at DraftKings Sportsbook

  • Mavericks +5.5 Spread
  • Over 214.5 Points

WAGER: 0.5 Units

Suns vs Mavericks Game 1 SGP

For our same-game parlay in Game 1, we will be taking both of our bet picks and parlaying them together directly as opposed to taking the alternative lines. We have the Mavericks winning outright and if you are looking for longer odds, you can back them on the moneyline to increase this SGP’s odds all the way up to (+400).

The Over is a tougher one to take, but an alternative line there makes sense if you want to adjust your own same-game parlay.


The Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns will square off in the second round of the NBA Playoffs. Both teams feature star-studded casts in what should be an exciting series.

The Mavericks enter their matchup with Phoenix coming off an impressive series win over the Utah Jazz, one that went six games and featured a bunch of close contests. In fact, all but one game in the series was decided by single-digit points, including two one-possession games.

Their series against the Jazz always figured to be close, but the combination of Luka Doncic’s electric play, the emergence of Jalen Brunson, and the Mavericks’ elite depth proved to be too much.

The Suns faced off against the New Orleans Pelicans who came into the series off of consecutive play-in game wins. The Pelicans proved to be quite a formidable opponent with Brandon Ingram and CJ McCollum giving the elite wing and perimeter defenders on the Suns some unexpected trouble.

Phoenix lost Devin Booker for most of the series, allowing New Orleans to creep back in, but Booker returned for Game 6 and played a limited role. Booker’s health will be a key in this series as the Suns will need the offensive spark he provides to go toe-to-toe with Luka Doncic.

Suns vs Mavericks Odds

All NBA gameday odds are provided by BetMGM Sportsbook and current as of Sunday, May 1, at 12:30 p.m. ET.

  • Series Winner: Suns (-300), Mavericks (+240)

Suns vs Mavericks Series Prediction

This series pits two of the most well-balanced teams in the Western Conference against each other, and it figures to be a hard-fought battle from end to end.

The Suns have the offensive might in the forms of both Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton, and Chris Paul, while also carrying elite defenders like Mikal Bridges and Jae Crowder.

The Mavericks have superstar Luka Doncic and his emerging co-star Jalen Brunson to go along with excellent role players like Dorian Finney-Smith, Davis Bertans, and Spencer Dinwiddie.

All in all, the underdog Mavericks are capable of knocking out the Suns. The uneasy status of Devin Booker gives them some additional hope.

Suns vs Mavericks Series Pick

Suns in 6 games

This evaluation can easily shift once we see how Devin Booker’s health affects the offensive attack of the Suns.

The Mavericks should easily win a game or two in this series even with Booker at full health, but if that happens, Luka Doncic will have to carry the team to levels we’ve never seen from him before if they’re going to advance beyond this round.

The variance of the NBA Playoffs is always apparent, and if any team is constructed to match the balance the Suns’ roster possesses, it is the Dallas Mavericks.

Suns vs Mavericks Best Bets

Series to End in Six Games (+210) 

WAGER: 1 Unit

We will be sticking with our series prediction here for a solid (+210) odds prop bet.

This series could easily go in the Suns’ direction, with them winning in five games — a sweep is unlikely, in my opinion — but it could also go seven games in either direction. The sweet spot here rests in the middle with the series ending in six.

The odds on this prop are simply too good to pass up, making this our NBA bet of the day.

Suns To Win Series 4-3 (+310) 

WAGER: 1 Unit

I see better odds of this series going seven games with a Suns victory than I do the series going Under six games, so this is a good spot to take multiple props for a six and seven-game outcome as the expectation.

The Suns battling to a Game 7 win would not be surprising in the least given how good the Mavericks looked in their first series of the playoffs.

Author

Daniel Preciado

Daniel is a current student at Syracuse University in the sports analytics program where he is minoring in economics and cognitive science. He is an occasional guest speaker for the Society of American Baseball Research and is a yearly participant in numerous high-stakes fantasy leagues across multiple sports. Prior to joining The Game Day, Daniel has written for Prospects Live, Fantrax, FanSided, and countless Dodgers blogs.

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