Suns vs. Mavericks Prediction & Odds

Suns vs. Mavericks, 12/5/22 NBA Betting Prediction, Odds & Trends

The Suns and Mavericks clash in Dallas on Monday night at 8:30 p.m. ET and with the total sitting at 221.5 points, is the under the smart play when it comes to tonight’s matchup?

Game Matchup & Betting Odds

543 Phoenix Suns (+3) at 544 Dallas Mavericks (-3); o/u 221.5

8:30 p.m. ET, Monday, December 5, 2022

American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX

Suns vs. Mavericks Public Betting Information

Our NBA Public Betting Information page indicates that 55% of public bettors are currently backing the Mavericks when it comes to the spread. This information is subject to change throughout the day, however, so be sure to check the link so you’re receiving the most up-to-date public betting data.

Phoenix Suns DFS Spin

Deandre Ayton posted 25 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and a triple in Sunday’s 133-95 win over San Antonio. Ayton still doesn’t look thrilled to be out on the court in a Suns uniform, but hey, at least he’s not mailing it in. The big man posted his eighth double-double over his last nine contests and bounced back from a pedestrian eight-point, six-rebound showing against the Rockets. In that nine-game run, the big man has averaged 19.5 points, 12.6 rebounds and 1.3 blocks, bringing him back into fantasy managers’ good graces after a lackluster start to the season. Let’s just hope he’s here to stay.

Dallas Mavericks DFS Spin

Luka Doncic filled up the stat sheet on Saturday, finishing with 30 points (11-for-21 FGs), eight rebounds, seven assists, one steal, three blocks and four triples in just 29 minutes in a 121-100 win over New York on Saturday. Add in the 4-for-4 shooting from the line, and this was about as good as things gets for Luka. Sure he's capable of bigger numbers, but the defensive numbers, free throw shooting and extra triples don't usually happen all at once. The free throws have been really bad for him lately, so it was nice to see him have a perfect night. If he can get his percentage up, he'll be the dominant fantasy asset that he's talented enough to be.

Suns vs. Mavericks NBA Betting Trends

Suns are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings

Suns are 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Dallas

Suns are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 0 days rest

Mavericks are 7-19-1 ATS in their last 27 games overall

Suns vs. Mavericks NBA Prediction:

The under is 19-7 in the last 26 meetings between these two teams in Dallas and is 5-1 in the last six meetings overall. The under is also 5-2 in the Suns’ last seven games playing on zero rest and is 15-6-2 in their last 23 road games when facing an opponent with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. Finally, the under has cashed in 36 of the Mavericks’ last 53 home games and is 4-1 in their last five games versus an opponent with a winning record.

NBA BETTING PREDICTION: SUNS/MAVERICKS UNDER 221.5

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