Suns vs Mavericks Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Thursday, January 26, 2023

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A matchup featuring one of the NBA’s best teams at defending against the three-pointer and one of the sharpest shooting teams will see the Phoenix Suns (25-24) play as 1.5-point favorites against the Dallas Mavericks (25-24) at Footprint Center on January 26, 2023. The Suns are second in the league in treys allowed per game (11.2), while the Mavericks rank third in threes made (14.7). The matchup has a 221.5 point total.

How to bet Suns vs. Mavericks

Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Suns as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Suns have -121 odds to pick up the win, while the Mavericks are listed at +101 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 221.5 points.

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Suns vs. Mavericks Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, January 26, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Arena: Footprint Center

Suns vs. Mavericks Betting Trends

The Suns are 25-23-1 against the spread this season. Phoenix has won 18, or 62.1%, of the 29 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Suns games this year have hit the over on 23 of 49 set point totals.

In the Mavericks’ 49 games this season, they have 16 wins against the spread. Dallas has compiled a 2-11 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 15.4% of those games). Mavericks games this year have hit the over 57.1% of the time (28 out of 49 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Suns

Suns Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Deandre Ayton 40 17.5 9.9 2.1 0.5 0.7 0.2
Mikal Bridges 49 16.4 4.4 3.5 1.2 0.9 1.8
Cameron Johnson 11 14.1 3.8 1.8 0.9 0.5 2.7
Chris Paul 28 13.4 4.3 8.5 1.5 0.3 1.7
Damion Lee 49 9.3 3.3 1.5 0.4 0.1 1.8

Mavericks

Mavericks Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Luka Doncic 44 33.8 9.1 8.6 1.5 0.5 2.8
Spencer Dinwiddie 48 16.9 3 5.2 0.8 0.3 2.5
Tim Hardaway Jr. 45 13.9 3.3 1.6 0.8 0.2 2.8
Dorian Finney-Smith 35 8.5 4.1 1.3 0.9 0.5 1.9
Josh Green 29 7.6 2.3 1.2 0.9 0 1
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Suns: Deandre Ayton: Probable (Illness), Devin Booker: Out (Groin), Landry Shamet: Out (Foot), Cameron Payne: Out (Foot), Jae Crowder: Out (Not Injury Related)

Mavericks: Christian Wood: Out (Thumb), Maxi Kleber: Out (Hamstring)

What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns

On offense, Phoenix is averaging 113 points per game (19th-ranked in league). It is surrendering 111.7 points per contest at the other end (seventh-ranked). The Suns average 114.7 points per game in home games, compared to 111.2 points per game in road games, a difference of 3.5 points per contest. The Suns have seen a decrease in scoring recently, putting up 110.7 points per game in their last 10 outings, 2.3 points fewer than the 113 they’ve scored this year.

Phoenix is draining 13 treys per game this year (eighth-ranked in NBA), and it has a 38.8% three-point percentage (third-best). The Suns have taken 62.7% two-pointers and 37.3% from three-point land this season. Of the team’s baskets, 68.8% are two-pointers and 31.2% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks

In 2022-23, Dallas is 20th in the league on offense (112.9 points scored per game) and 12th on defense (112.5 points allowed). In 2022-23 the Mavericks are scoring 2.2 more points per game at home (113.9) than away (111.7). The Mavericks are putting up 115.9 points per game over their previous 10 games, compared to their season average of 112.9.

Dallas is the third-best team in the league in 3-pointers made (14.7 per game) and 14th in 3-point percentage (36.1%). The Mavericks attempt 48.8% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 37.4% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they take 51.2% of their shots, with 62.6% of their makes coming from there.

Suns vs. Mavericks Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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