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The Dallas Mavericks and the Phoenix Suns will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at US Airways Center.
Dallas was a 109-108 loser in its last match at home against the Raptors. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 217 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Suns were a 103-99 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nuggets. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (202) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Team record: 15-11 SU, 13-12-1 ATS
is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 10 games when playing Phoenix
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Team record: 15-10 SU, 17-6-2 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games at home
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 10 games when playing Dallas
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing LA Lakers are 3-7
After playing Denver are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Dallas at Houston, Monday, December 23
Phoenix home to LA Lakers, Monday, December 23