Mavericks vs Bulls Prediction, Odds & Betting Insights for NBA Summer League Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

Isaiah De Los Santos
Mavericks vs Bulls prediction, odds and betting insights for NBA Summer League game.
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Mavericks vs Bulls Game Info

2022 NBA Summer League Game
Dallas Mavericks (0-0) vs. Chicago Bulls (0-0)
Date: Friday, July 8, 2022
Time: 4 p.m. ET
Venue: Thomas & Mack Center — Las Vegas, NV

The Dallas Mavericks and Chicago Bulls both kick off their Las Vegas Summer League action on Friday. Dallas' roster for this tournament is headlined by 2022 NBA Draft pick Jaden Hardy, who was selected by the team in the second round (No. 37 overall). The 6-foot-4 guard averaged 17.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists across 12 games for the G League Ignite last season.

The Bulls, meanwhile, will get to see first-round pick Dalen Terry in action. The 6-foot-7 wing projects to be a solid defender and playmaker after a promising sophomore year at Arizona.

Mavericks vs Bulls Odds & Spread

All WNBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: DAL: (-134) | CHI: (+110)
Spread: DAL: -1.5 (-118) | CHI: +1.5 (-104)
Total: 160.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Odds to Win Summer League Championship: DAL: (+4000) | CHI: (+4900)

Dallas enters this contest as a slight favorite on the moneyline and spread. This 4 p.m. ET clash also features the lowest total of Friday's seven-game slate.

Mavericks vs Bulls Prediction & Pick

Both of these squads will run out a batch of rookies or young players without much NBA experience. That makes veteran Sindarius Thornwell stick out on Chicago's roster.

Thornwell was originally drafted in 2017 and has played in 160 career games. His last taste of NBA action came in May 2021, though, so he'll be eager to show out in front of scouts from around the league and prove he deserves another look. Despite owning a career points per game average of just 2.5, he also put up 21.4 PPG as a senior in college, so he can light up the scoreboard up against lesser competition.

I'll take a motivated Thornwell to help the Bulls (+110) pull off an upset victory.

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Isaiah De Los Santos is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Isaiah De Los Santos also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username zayyy05328. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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