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Free Phoenix Suns Betting Pick – NBA Thursday, February 22nd Pick vs Mavericks


Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Suns versus the Mavericks? Tip off is at at 7:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on TNT. The game will be played at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. The over/under for this game is set at 244.5 points, and the Mavericks are the home favorites against the Suns in a Western conference matchup.

Phoenix has won two straight games as the underdog and are 5-8 on the season in games where they were not favored. Today, they are 2.5-point underdogs against the Mavericks and have gone 27-28 on the over/under this season.

This year, the Suns have an average over/under line of 232.5, which is lower than today’s line of 244.5. In 50 of their games, the O/U line has been lower than 244.5, and their games have averaged 231.9 points.

The Suns’ ATS record for the season is 23-31, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. On the road, their ATS record is 12-14.

In their most recent game, the Suns defeated the Pistons by a score of 116-100. The O/U line for that game was 238, and Phoenix was favored by 13.5 points going into the game.

Currently, the Suns are 5th in the Western Conference with a record of 33-22. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 19-15 and 6-8 against teams in the Pacific Division.

When looking at the Suns’ offense, they are scoring 116 points per game, which is right around their season average of 117.6. Kevin Durant is the team’s leading scorer, averaging 28.2 points per game. Devin Booker is not far behind, averaging 27.5 points per game.

So far, the Suns’ defense is ranked 15th in the league at 114.3 points per contest. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Suns are forcing 14.1 per game, which is 27th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 4th in blocked shots at 6.1 per game.

Dallas has won six straight games and is favored by 2.5 points today. In their last 10 games, the Mavericks are 8-2, and they have an overall record of 32-23, which is 7th in the Western Conference.

At home, the Mavericks are 17-13 straight-up and 13-17 against the spread. On average, they are outscoring their opponents by 3.9 points per game at home.

In the Western Conference, Dallas is 20-18 compared to 12-5 in non-conference games. Against the spread, they are 29-26 overall and have covered the spread in three straight home games.

The Mavericks’ last game finished with a scoring total of 209 points, which was well below the O/U line of 243. Dallas covered the spread in that game, winning by a score of 116-93.

This season, the Mavericks have an O/U record of 28-27, and the under has hit in their last two games. Today’s O/U line is 244.5, which is higher than 46 of their previous games.

In their most recent game, the Mavericks put up 116 points vs. the Spurs. Overall, they shot 53.3% from the field and hit 11 threes. Inside the arc, the Mavericks are shooting 56% on two-point attempts. As for pace, they rank 11th in the NBA in possessions per game (99.8).

On defense, the Mavericks come into the game ranked 19th in the league in points allowed at 117.2 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 102.7 points per contest (28th). Most recently, the Mavericks’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 93 points to the Spurs.

The Suns and Mavericks did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Suns have a record of 2-1. The Suns also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 246 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2. The last three times, the Suns have matched up against the Mavericks on the road, they are 2-1 vs. the spread.

How to Bet Mavericks vs. Suns in Arizona

We’re calling a win for the Mavericks, with a final score of 157-145, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Mavericks at -2.5. Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 244.5 and given that our model is projecting 302 points between the teams, we like the over.

  • ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Mavericks -2.5
  • ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Over 244.5

Where to bet Mavericks vs. Suns in Arizona

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