NBA Betting Preview: Warriors Looks To Clinch Series In Game 5

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors looks on against the Denver Nuggets during the second half of an NBA basketball game at Chase Center on February 16, 2022 in San Francisco, California.
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Dallas Mavericks (61-38, 56-42-1 ATS) @ Golden State Warriors (63-33, 49-44-4 ATS) 9 p.m. ET

Lines/News: The Warriors are 6.5-point favorites to clinch the series in tonight’s Game 5. The O/U is 215.5. Dallas won Game 4, 119-109, in Dallas. The Mavs are 5-5 straight up over their last 10 games. The Warriors are 7-3. The Mavs to the Over this year are 38-60-1. The Warriors are 44-51-2.

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Mavericks Trends: The Mavericks are 1-5 against the spread (ATS) on the road in their last six games. The Over is 1-4 in Mavericks games after the last game went over the points total in their last five tries.

Warriors Trends: The Warriors are 9-2 ATS at home in their last 11 games. The Over is 0-5 in Warriors games after the last game went over the points total in their last five instances.

Player Trends: Dallas Mavericks Spencer Dinwiddie (O/U 12.5 points) scored 13+ points in eight of his 17 (47%), all in the playoffs this season (avg. 13.5). He averaged 16.3 points in six games against the Warriors this season, going Over in four of the last six:  (10, 26, 4, 17, 17, 24).

Golden State Warriors Steph Curry (O/U 27.5 points) has scored 28+ points in eight of his 15 (53.3%) games in the playoffs, all this season (avg. 26.7). He’s scored 28+ points in six of his last 7 (85.7%) at home (avg. 29.7). He averaged 23 points in eight games against the Mavs this season, going Over in two of the last three (20, 31, 32).

  • Can Curry have a big scoring night and help clinch the series? You can find the best odds for Over 27.5 (-106) at BetMGM Sportsbook. 
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