The Phoenix Suns are considered slight favorites to beat the Dallas Mavericks in Game 6 and advance in the playoffs.

Suns Slight Arizona Betting Favorites to Close Out Dallas in Game 6
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Phoenix’s season could have changed trajectory during the third quarter of their commanding 110-80 win over Dallas in Game 5 on Tuesday.

Until then, the Suns had been having difficulties on offense, but they were able to outscore the Mavericks 33-14, effectively quashing any hopes of a Dallas win in the crucial seventh game of the series.

During this quarter, Suns guard Devin Booker stood out by scoring 12 points out of his team-leading 28 points and by assisting forward Deandre Ayton in creating open shot opportunities near the basket.

After a convincing win, Phoenix is now ahead in the series 3-2, gearing up for their next game against the Mavericks in Dallas on Thursday night.

The Suns secured their win thanks to a solid defensive effort that held the Mavericks to a 40% shooting percentage and forced 16 turnovers, while committing just 12 turnovers themselves.

Monty Williams, the coach of the Phoenix Suns who recently won the NBA’s Coach of the Year award, praised his team for their united effort.

Williams emphasized that tonight’s defense is crucial to the success of our program.

The Suns are set to play against the Mavericks in Dallas at 6:30 p.m. Arizona time on Thursday, with the game being broadcast on ESPN.

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Schedule for the Suns vs. Mavericks series

  • The Suns emerged victorious in Game 1 against the Mavericks, winning with a score of 121-114.
  • The Suns triumphed over the Mavericks in the second game, winning with a final score of 129-109.
  • In Game 3, the Mavericks emerged victorious over the Suns with a final score of 103-94.
  • Mavericks defeat Suns in Game 4, winning by a final score of 111-101.
  • In Game 5, the Suns crushed the Mavericks with a 110-80 win, giving them a 3-2 series advantage.
  • The sixth game is scheduled for Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN in Dallas.
  • Game 7, if necessary, is scheduled for May 15 in Phoenix.

The Suns are slight favorites in Game 6 according to betting odds.

The Suns are slightly favored in betting on all four major Arizona betting apps this Thursday.

The lowest margin at BetMGM Arizona is -1.5 for Phoenix.

The other three sportsbooks (Caesars Sportsbook, DraftKings Sportsbook Arizona, and FanDuel Sportsbook Arizona) have Phoenix listed at -2.

BetMGM, Caesars Sportsbook, and DraftKings Sportsbook in Arizona all have the Suns listed as -130 favorites for moneyline bets.

According to the oddsmakers at FanDuel Sportsbook Arizona, the Suns are favored in Game 6 with -132 odds.

Suns’ NBA Championship Odds Increase Slightly

After the Suns secured a commanding 30-point win in Game 5 on Tuesday, Arizona sports betting sites are expressing greater faith in the team’s ability to clinch the championship.

On Wednesday, the odds for Phoenix’s futures at DraftKings Sportsbook Arizona changed from +270 to +230. They are now ranked below the Golden State Warriors (+220) and above the Boston Celtics (+425).

The Suns have +240 odds for winning the NBA championship on BetMGM Arizona, Caesars Sportsbook Arizona, and FanDuel Sportsbook Arizona. Meanwhile, the Warriors are favored with +200 odds on Caesars and FanDuel, and +210 on BetMGM.

Right now, Williams and his teammates are concentrating on beating the Mavericks on Thursday night to advance to the Western Conference Finals.

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Peterson Christopher

Peterson Christopher has over seven years of experience covering sports and sports betting in Arizona. He has worked at various publications such as ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly, and the Green Valley News. Currently, he is the lead writer at yengols.com.

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