NBA Betting Previews: Suns Road Favorites To Take a 3-0 Series Lead

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Phoenix Suns (70-20, 50-40 ATS) @ Dallas Mavericks (56-34, 51-38-1 ATS), 9:30 p.m. ET

Lines/News: The Suns are one-point favorites to take a 3-0 series lead.  The O/U is 219.5. The Suns won Game 2, 129-109, and lead the series 2-0. The Suns are 7-3 straight up over their last 10 games with a four-game playoff winning streak. The Mavs are 6-4 straight up over their last 10 games with the two-game losing streak. The Suns on the season are 46-43-1 to the Over and the Mavs 35-54-1 (or, if you prefer, 54-35-1 to the Under, 61%).

Suns Trends: The Suns are 9-2 ATS against the Mavericks in their last 11 games. The Over is 6-1 in Suns games in their last seven.

Mavericks Trends: The Mavericks are 16-3 ATS after a loss in their last 19 instances. The Mavericks are 5-2 ATS in the playoffs.

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Player Trends: Phoenix Suns Chris Paul (O/U 8.5 Assists) recorded 9+ assists in five of his eight (62.5%) playoff games (avg. 9.9). He’s recorded 9+ assists in 10 of his last 12 (83.33%) road games (avg. 11.2). He has averaged 10 assists in five games versus the Mavs this season.

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Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic (O/U 30.5 points) scored 31+ points in three of his five (60%) playoff games (avg. 33.4). He’s scored 31+ points in nine of his last 11 (81.8%, avg. 34.7). He’s averaged 36 points in five games versus the Suns this season.