Suns Vs Mavericks: Semifinals Game 3 Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 6, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 6, 2022

The Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks are battling in the second round of the NBA Playoffs, with Game 3 coming up. The Suns (-1 on the spread, -110 on the moneyline) battle the Mavericks on Friday at 9:30 PM ET. The point total in this matchup has been set at 218.

The betting facts in this article use the latest odds as of May 6, 2022 at 9:02 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this game and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Suns Vs Mavericks Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 6

Suns: Dario Saric: Out (Knee), Torrey Craig: Out (Elbow)

Mavericks: Tim Hardaway Jr.: Out (Foot)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Mavericks (+1)
Total Pick Under (218)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Suns Vs Mavericks Stat Rankings

Suns Avg. (Rank) Mavericks Avg. (Rank)
114.7 (5th) Points Scored 108.0 (24th)
107.4 (9th) Points Allowed 104.7 (2nd)
45.2 (10th) Rebounds 43.0 (24th)
9.7 (19th) Off. Rebounds 9.3 (24th)
11.6 (20th) 3pt Made 13.1 (10th)
27.3 (4th) Assists 23.4 (24th)
12.3 (6th) Turnovers 11.7 (2nd)

Suns Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Devin Booker 68 26.8 5.0 4.8 1.1 0.4 2.7
Deandre Ayton 58 17.2 10.2 1.4 0.7 0.7 0.1
Chris Paul 65 14.7 4.4 10.8 1.8 0.3 1.0
Mikal Bridges 82 14.2 4.2 2.2 1.2 0.5 1.4
Cameron Johnson 66 12.5 4.1 1.5 0.9 0.2 2.5

Mavericks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Luka Dončić 65 28.4 9.1 8.7 1.2 0.6 3.1
Jalen Brunson 79 16.3 3.9 4.8 0.8 0.0 1.2
Tim Hardaway Jr. 42 14.2 3.7 2.2 0.9 0.1 2.4
Spencer Dinwiddie 67 13.7 4.2 5.2 0.7 0.2 1.7
Dorian Finney-Smith 80 11.0 4.7 1.9 1.1 0.5 2.2

Betting Trends

  • Phoenix has 49 wins in 82 games against the spread this year.
  • The Suns’ ATS record as 1-point favorites or more is 42-36-1.
  • Phoenix has seen 47 of its 82 games go over the point total.
  • Phoenix and its opponent have broken the 218-point mark 53 times this year.
  • Suns games average 222.3 total points per game this season, 4.3 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Dallas has 51 wins in 82 games against the spread this year.
  • The Mavericks have an ATS record of 19-17-1 as 1-point underdogs or greater.
  • Dallas has played 82 games this season, and 36 of them have hit the over.
  • There have been 30 Dallas games this season with more than 218 points scored.
  • Games involving the Mavericks this year have averaged 215.5 points per game, a 2.5-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.
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