The home crowd has their back this time as the Golden State Warriors (64-33) try to finish off the Dallas Mavericks (61-38) in Game 5 at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California, on Thursday. In today’s game, the Warriors are 7-point favorites against the Mavericks. See more predictions in the Dallas Mavericks vs Golden State Warriors odds and picks in FBR’s NBA Predictions series.
BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Mavericks +7 (-110)
- Mavericks vs Warriors Over/Under: 215.5 points
The Mavericks (57-40-2 ATS) were 10-5 SU in their last 15 games against the Warriors and are 6-0 ATS in their last six played on a Wednesday. The total has gone UNDER in four of Dallas’ last six outings when playing as the underdog, even as the Mavs are 12-6 ATS in their last 18 contests against the Dubs.
The Warriors (49-44-4 ATS) went 4-1 ATS in their last five matches and are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against the Mavericks. The total has gone OVER in 14 of Golden State’s last 20 contests against Dallas, even as the Dubs are 16-4 SU in their last 20 outings.
Dallas avoided a sweep by taking Game 4, 119-109, to extend their season to at least a game. But the Mavericks will need consistent balanced scoring aside from the usual numbers provided by Luka Doncic, who scored 30 points, as he got help from Dorian Finney Smith (23 points) and Reggie Bullock (18 points) to hold off the Dubs.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 116 Golden State Warriors – 103 Dallas Mavericks
- Over/Under — OVER 215.5 points
A look at last time’s predictions:
Jaylen Brown scored 25 points, Jayson Tatum added 22 points, and the Boston Celtics broke loose in the second half by bringing out their suffocating defense to bring down the Miami Heart, 93-80, and move closer to the NBA Finals by taking a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference finals series.
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