Suns vs. Mavericks Prediction

NBA Predictions: Will Suns vs. Mavericks Turn Into Defensive Struggle? 12/18/17v

Will the Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks play to a defensive struggle tonight when they meet tonight at 8:30 p.m.?

Who Oddsmakers Like: Dallas. According to oddsmakers, the Mavericks are a 5-point home favorites versus the Suns, who opened as a 6-point road underdog. The total, meanwhile, sits at 209 points after hitting the board at 209.5.

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Who the Public Likes: As of Monday afternoon, the Suns are receiving 63% of the betting tickets but the Mavericks are getting 52% of the money.

Injury Report: For the Suns, Devin Booker remains out with a groin injury and Brandon Knight will miss the rest of the season due to the knee injury. But Tyler Ulis is probable for tonight with a finger ailment.

On the other side, Dennis Smith Jr. (hip) is out, as are Nerlens Noel (thumb), Seth Curry (shin) and Dorian Finney-Smith (knee). J.J. Barea, meanwhile, is probably to play despite a back injury.

Who We Like: The under. The under is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams. The under is 4-0 in the Mavericks’ last four games, is 8-3 in their last 11 home games, and is 8-2 in their last 10 games coming off a loss. The under has also cashed in five straight Dallas games on Monday, is 13-6 in its last 19 games versus Pacific opponents, and 45-20-1 in its last 66 games versus a team with a winning percentage below .400.

On the other side, the under is 4-1 in the Suns’ last five games overall, the under is 4-1 in their last five games versus Western Conference opponents, and is 7-1 in their last eight road games versus a team with a losing home record. The under is also a perfect 4-0 in their last four games when playing on one day of rest.



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