The No. 1 seed Phoenix Suns and No. 4 seed Dallas Mavericks face off on Sunday at American Airlines Center in Dallas in Game 4 of their NBA Playoffs series.
The game is scheduled for 12:30 pm MST and can be seen on ESPN.
Who will win the game?
Check out these odds, picks and predictions for the contest.
The Suns are a 1.5-point favorite in the game, according to Tipico Sportsbook.
Phoenix is -120 on the money line and Dallas is +100.
The over/under for the game is set at 214.5 points.
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Odds Checker: Take the Suns in Game 4 vs. Mavericks
Jason Radowitz writes: “The Suns were poor inside the arc in this game but dominated that area in the first two games. Sure, the Mavericks turned up the intensity but overall, Phoenix should respond with a better game plan in this next game. The The Suns weren’t bad defensively and ultimately didn’t shoot the ball brutally either. long as Phoenix makes those adjustments, they’ll win Game 4 and have a chance to win the series back at home.”
ESPN: Mavericks have a 58.8% chance to win the game
The site’s Basketball Power Index gives the Suns a 41.2% chance to win the game.
Wager Bop: Take the under in Game 4 of Suns vs. Mavericks
Nikola Velickovic: “The Mavs are now fired up after winning the previous game, and for sure their morale is at a high level. On the other side, the top contenders for the title will try to respond, that is for sure. Are they going to be successful, we don’t know. But we are more than sure that the defenses are going to take the leading role on Sunday night. Dallas will keep on at the same pace, while on the other side, the Suns will pump up their defensive effort as well.”
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FiveThirtyEight: Mavericks have a 51% win probability
The site gives the Suns a 49% win probability in Game 4 of the NBA Playoffs series.
SGPN: Betting trends for Game 4 of Suns vs. Mavericks
It writes: “Phoenix has covered the spread 51 times in 92 games with a set spread. Phoenix games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 48 times out of 92 chances this season. The Suns make 48.5% of their shots from the field this season, which is 2.8 percentage points higher than the Mavericks have allowed to their opponents (45.7%) Phoenix has a 33-22 record against the spread and a 48-7 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 45.7% from the field. Dallas is 52-39-1 against the spread this year. Dallas’ games have gone over the total 36 times out of 92 chances this season. Dallas is 35-14-1 against the spread and 42-8 overall when it shoots better than 44.4% from the field.”
The Lines: How Suns, Mavericks have fared against the spread
It writes: “When playing as at least 1.5-point favorites this season, the Suns have an ATS record of 40-36-1. When playing as at least 1.5-point underdogs this year, the Mavericks have an ATS record of 16- 17-1.”
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