Dallas Mavericks at Phoenix Suns - 11/17/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Phoenix Suns (10-3) vs Dallas Mavericks (9-4)
Game Info: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Footprint Center)
Betting Odds: Phoenix Suns -5.5 -- Over/Under: 220 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Footprint Center. The Dallas Mavericks look for a win after winning five of their last six games. The Phoenix Suns look to build on their nine-game winning streak.
The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 105 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 105.7 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Luka Doncic is averaging 24.9 points and 7.9 assists, while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 19.3 points and 7.9 rebounds. Jalen Brunson is the third double-digit scorer and Tim Hardaway Jr. is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Mavericks are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.7 rebounds per game.
The Phoenix Suns are averaging 111 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 105.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 22.9 points and 6 rebounds, while Deandre Ayton is averaging 15.3 points and 11.4 rebounds. Chris Paul is the third double-digit scorer and Mikal Bridges is dishing 1.5 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game.
The Mavericks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Suns are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The over is 3-1-1 in Mavericks last 5 overall. The under is 4-1 in Suns last 5 overall. The Mavericks are 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Phoenix and 6-20 ATS in the last 26 meetings.
The Dallas Mavericks are starting to heat up, but they still have to prove themselves on the road, where they lose by an average of 7.3 points and shoot just 40.1 percent from the field. The Phoenix Suns have won nine straight games, and they're winning their last five games by an average of 13.8 points while allowing 41.7 percent shooting from the field. The Mavs have some showing and proving to do on the road, and the Suns are back in one of those spots where you don't bet against them. Give me the Suns and reasonable chalk.
Randy’s Pick Phoenix Suns -5.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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