The Dallas Mavericks demolished the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 and now the series will move back to Phoenix for Game 7. This will be a decisive game and one of the teams will finish its season after the game that will take at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ on May 14, 2022.
- Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks
- NBA – Western Conference Playoffs, Round 2, Game 7
- Date – 14/5/2022
- Starting time – 9.30 PM ET
- Venue: Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix Suns Stats & Form
With a huge 110-80 win in Game 5 it looked like the Phoenix Suns are taking control of the series against the Dallas Mavericks but the last year runner-up were not able to close out the series in game 6 on the road.
Chris Paul has decreased his points in lately failing to score in double digits in two of the last three games. Devin Booker is fully recovered from the injury he suffered in the series against the New Orleans Pelicans and he will be the key man for the Suns in Game 7.
The Suns are the fifth-best offensive team in the league with 114.8 points per game and the best team in the league when it comes to field goal percentage as they make 48.5% of their attempts.
Phoenix Suns News
Dario Saric is the only player who is not available for the Suns for Game 7.
Dallas Mavericks Stats & Form
The Dallas Mavericks has matured since last season and finally won a Playoff series, for the first time since 2011 when the Mavs won the NBA championship led by Dirk Nowitzki.
Dallas came into the series against the Suns losing the previous nine games against them but that didn’t hurt their confidence as they have made it to the decisive game in the series.
The Mavs will have a tough game on the road but they certainly have built their confidence after a 113-86 win in Game 6. As usual, Luka Doncic has been amazing scoring over 30 points on average in the series.
Dallas is the second-best defensive team in the league allowing 104.7 points per game and is ranked 11th in the league allowing 43.6 rebounds per game.
Dallas Mavericks News
Tim Hardaway Jr. is still out for the Mavericks and will not play in Game 7.
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks Head-to-Head Stats
The Phoenix Suns have won 7 of the last 10 games against the Dallas Mavericks including the three wins of this Playoff series.
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Odds
The Phoenix Suns are favorites to win Game 7 with the odds set at -256, while the Dallas Mavericks are at 200.
The total point margin is set at 210 with both ways at -110.
Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks – Betting Tip
The series between the Phoenix Suns and the Dallas Mavericks has seen both teams win whenever they played at home and the least margin a team won was by 7 points. Four of the previous six games have ended with double-digit win for any of the teams with the Suns winning by as many as 30 and the Mavs by as many as 27 points differential. This means that any team can go hot and win in game 7 even though the Suns are the favorite to do so. Prior to this series, Phoenix had 9 straight wins against the Mavericks and that also proves which of the two teams is the better one. Luka Doncic will probably go over 40 points for the Mavs and that will simply not be enough for Dallas to advance. Phoenix has more offensive weapons than Dallas, mainly Devin Booker and Chris Paul has been through many Playoff battles and his experience will make a difference as well. Phoenix will win this one with probably more than 10 points differential.
Expert betting tip: Phoenix Suns to win (-256 by 22bet)