Prediction: Phoenix Suns @ Dallas Mavericks, NBA
- Title : Prediction: Phoenix Suns @ Dallas Mavericks, NBA
Sunday night, regular season NBA action continues when the Dallas Mavericks take on the Phoenix Suns. After being off for more than four months, both teams resumed play on Friday. The Suns took on the Wizards and the Mavericks took on the Rockets. All remaining games in the NBA "bubble" will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort.
Under 238,5 points
Dallas is currently the third highest-scoring team in the NBA, averaging 116.8 points per game. Dallas is attempting 41.6 three-point attempts per game, which is the second-highest total in the NBA while ranking eight shooting 37% from beyond the arch. But, Defensively, the Mavericks and 17th in scoring defense, allowing 110.9 points per contest and 16th with opponents shooting 45.5% from the floor, which is 12th best in the league.
Phoenix then? Offensively Phoenix has averaged 112.7 points per game, which is 14th in the NBA. The Suns are shooting 82.9% from the free-throw line and 27.2 assists per game, which are both league-best currently the third highest-scoring team in the NBA, Defensively the Suns are allowing 113.9 points per game which ranks them 20th in that category. The Suns will be without the services of their third-leading scorer this season Kelly Oubre Jr, who averaged 18.7 points and 6.4 rebounds per game this season. Oubre is out indefinitely after having arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.
The Mavericks and Suns have met twice earlier this season. Dallas won the first match-up in Phoenix 120-113 back on Nov. 29, and the Suns won at Dallas 133-104 on Jan. 28.
My prediction: Over/Under Full Time: Under 238,5 points