Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns 11/19/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Dallas Mavericks vs Phoenix Suns
Date: Friday, November 19, 2021
Location: Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ
Footprint Center is the location where the Phoenix Suns (11-3) will attempt to beat the Dallas Mavericks (9-5) on Friday.
The Mavericks played the Suns and went home with a loss by a final score of 105-98 in their last game. In reference to personal fouls, the Mavericks walked away with 14 and the Suns accounted for 7 personal fouls. They also converted 13 out of their 39 shots from 3-point land. Phoenix finished the contest at 71.4% from the charity stripe by burying 10 of their 14 tries. Furthermore, Phoenix pulled down 41 rebounds (8 offensive, 33 defensive) and earned 2 blocked shots. Phoenix doled out 49 dimes and had 27 steals for this contest. Pertaining to defense, Dallas allowed their opponent to shoot 44.1% from the field on 41 out of 93 shooting. They also doled out 28 assists in the game as well as forcing the opposition into 7 turnovers and having 5 steals. When discussing hauling in boards, they earned 50 with 9 of them being offensive. At the charity stripe, the Mavericks made 6 of their 6 shots for a rate of 100.0%. Dallas finished the contest having earned a 41.3% FG percentage (38 out of 92) and buried 16 out of their 32 shots from 3-point land.
Kristaps Porzingis is one guy who was a contributor in this matchup. Porzingis finished the contest at 35.0% from the floor and earned 7 assists. He played for 32 mins and also pulled down 8 boards. He left the arena with 21 points on 7 of 20 shooting.
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Dallas comes into this game with a win-loss mark of 9-5 this year. They currently have an average of 104.5 points per game (22nd in the league) while shooting 43.9% from the floor. The Mavericks are connecting on 34.3% on shots from distance (186 of 543) and 72.1% from the free throw line. As a team, Dallas is pulling down 46.0 boards per game and has tallied 316 assists for the season, which has them ranked 25th in the NBA in terms of passing. They lose possession via turnover 12.2 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 18.9 personal fouls per game.
On defense, the Mavericks are forcing their opponents into 12.9 turnovers per game while drawing 18.2 personal fouls. They are surrendering 35.1% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 12th in basketball in PPG from their opponents (105.6). The Mavericks are giving up a FG percentage of 46.2% (567 of 1,226) and they relinquish 46.4 rebounds per game as a squad. They are 16th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 341 surrendered for the year.
When they last played, the Suns walked away with a victory by a final of 105-98 when they played the Mavericks. When it comes to rebounding, Phoenix allowed Dallas to grab 41 overall (9 offensive). They finished 50.0% from three-point range via 16 out of 32 and walked away from this one shooting 6 of 6 from the free throw line (100.0%). The Suns permitted the Mavericks to make 38 out of 92 attempts from the field which left them shooting 41.3% in the game. In all, the Suns went 41 out of 93 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.1%. When talking about shots from distance, Phoenix converted 13 out of 39 attempts (33.3%). They were able to knock down 10 of the free throw tries for a rate of 71.4%. The Mavericks committed 10 fouls in the game which took the Suns to the free throw line for a total of 14 shots. They coughed it up 7 times, while getting 6 steals in this contest. The Suns recorded 41 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive rebounds totaling 49 for the matchup.
Deandre Ayton ended up having an impact for the Suns for this contest. Ayton accumulated 19 points in his 36 minutes on the hardwood and totaled 2 dimes in this game. He converted 9 out of 13 in this game giving him a field goal percentage of 69.2%, and had 13 rebounds.
Phoenix has a win-loss record of 11-3 on the season. When it comes to executing on offense, the Suns are hitting on 46.7% from the floor, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Phoenix has tallied 1,548 points for the season (110.6 per contest) and they pull down 46.0 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 26.3 times per game (3rd in the NBA) and they turn the ball over 13.1 times per game. The Suns are responsible for committing 19.0 fouls every game and they hit 78.2% from the free throw line.
The Suns defensively are ranked 10th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 104.9. They are forcing 16.6 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 43.3% from the floor (8th in the league). The Phoenix defense surrenders 35.5% on shots from behind the 3-point line (179 of 504) and their opponents are connecting on 76.9% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have conceded 22.4 dimes and 47.6 rebounds every game, which ranks them 12th and 25th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Phoenix
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