Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks – NBA – Quarterfinals Game 1 – 19h00 05/02/2022 [PT]: A Little Chance for Wild Horses.
One of the surprises in this year’s Playoffs was the early elimination of the king of annual season – Utah Jazz. The Wild Horses of Texas is the name that excellently ousted Gobert and his teammates with a convincing 4-2 score, Now their next opponent will be Phoenix Suns – a bright championship candidate. The difference in power is obvious, especially when The Mavs will no longer show the ability to throw 3-points as comfortably as it does with Jazz.
Phoenix Suns struggled to beat New Orleans Pelicans even though this was the team that had to play Play-In to get the Seed 8. Incident happened in Game 2 when Devin Booker was injured and had 2 games in a row, he cannot play. In the most difficult time, Chris Paul played the main role with 100% FG rate in the decisive game: 33 points / 14 successful shots. Dallas Mavericks also experienced a difficult first round, when Doncic was unable to play in the first 3 games due to injury. Fortunately, Brunson suddenly turned into a 2nd Doncic with the ability to score and create effectively.
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks Handicap
- Quarter 1: Phoenix Suns
- Quarter 2: Phoenix Suns
- Quarter 3: Dallas Mavericks
- Quarter 4: Dallas Mavericks
No matter how great the ambitions of Dallas Mavericks are, when they face Phoenix Suns in the next round of Playoffs, the door to regional finals for Doncic and his teammates will close. The Arizona Sun is having up to 9 consecutive victories against Wild Horses, of course, including 3 encounters this season. The difference is always about 10 points, The Mavs need the magic in Game 1 to create a surprise.
With the return of Devin Booker, Chris Paul and Ayton maintaining their form, the opportunity for the Mavericks is not much. The Suns show more uniformity in all positions on the field, Mikal Bridges is also making great contributions this year, promising to make the opponent face Foul-Trouble soon.
On the Dallas side, Doncic – Brunson – Dinwiddie are still the cores of the team’s gameplay. Bertans and Kleber’s ability to throw 3 points in recent times is also not to be underestimated. Mavericks will still have to receive a defeat with a score difference, the difference in this matchup may come from the HT phase.
Phoenix Suns are facing many difficulties in the first round of the Playoffs this season, with an average loss of 112 points in the last 5 matches. On the Dallas side, they showed solidity in defense, losing just under 100 points. Victory for the Suns could mean a score above expectations, on a day Booker rediscovers his true self.
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks final score prediction & odds
- Quarter 1: Phoenix Suns 33 – 26 Dallas Mavericks
- Quarter 2: Phoenix Suns 31 – 28 Dallas Mavericks
- Quarter 3: Phoenix Suns 27 – 29 Dallas Mavericks
- Quarter 4: Phoenix Suns 30 – 31 Dallas Mavericks
- Halftime: Phoenix Suns 64 – 54 Dallas Mavericks ( O )
- Fulltime: Phoenix Suns 121 – 114 Dallas Mavericks ( O )
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks cluster table
Phoenix Suns vs Dallas Mavericks lineup prediction
Phoenix Suns: Ayton, Bridges, Booker, Crowder, Paul.
Dallas Mavericks: Doncic, Brunson, Finney-Smith, Bullock, Powell.
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