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Mavericks vs Warriors Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for Game 5 on FanDuel Sportsbook

Larry Rupp
Dallas Mavericks vs Golden State Warriors prediction, odds & prop bets for NBA Playoffs Game 5 on FanDuel Sportsbook.
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Mavericks vs Warriors Game 5 Info

2021-22 NBA Playoffs — Western Conference Finals Game 5 (GSW Leads 3-1)
Dallas Mavericks (52-30, 23-18 Away) vs. Golden State Warriors (53-29, 31-10 Home)
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET
Venue: Chase Center — San Francisco, CA
Coverage: TNT

The Dallas Mavericks did what they needed to do on their home court in Game 4 to earn a 119-109 victory. Luka Doncic led the way with 30 points as the Mavericks entered the fourth quarter with a whopping 29-point lead. Overall, Dallas shot 50.0% from the floor & 46.5 % from three-point range.

No team has ever come back from an 0-3 deficit and the Warriors will head into Game 5 hungry to avoid another trip to Dallas. The Mavericks will need another stellar shooting performance if they want any shot at pulling off an upset.

Mavericks vs Warriors Odds & Spread

All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: DAL: (+250) | GSW: (-310)
Spread: DAL: +7 (-110) | GSW: -7 (-110)
Total: 215.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Odds to Win NBA Finals: DAL: (+4700) | GSW: (-170)

The Warriors went from 5-point favorites at the Chase Center in Game 1 to 6.5 -point favorites in Game 2. Now, they are 7-point home favorites with a chance to end the series. It is clear that home-court advantage means a lot in the NBA Playoffs. Meanwhile, the point total has stayed exactly the same from Tuesday night at 215.5.

Mavericks vs Warriors Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Golden State Warriors win (65.4%)

numberFire's projection model likes the Warriors at 65.4% to clinch a ticket to the NBA Finals with a win on Thursday night. Golden State has been dominant at home in the postseason, winning each of its eight games at the Chase Center by an average of 15.1 points. Stars like Klay Thompson and Draymond Green rested for most of the second half in Game 4, so expect them to be ready to go.

Final Score Prediction: Mavericks: 101 | Warriors: 114

Mavericks vs Warriors Betting Trends

- Dallas is 1-5 against the spread (ATS) in its last six away games.
- The total has hit the under in six of Dallas' last nine games.
- Golden State is 10-0 straight up in its last 10 home games.
- The total has hit the over in 14 of Golden State's last 20 games against Dallas.

It's been a tale of two tapes for these teams during the 2021-22 NBA Playoffs. The Warriors have yet to lose a home game, while the Mavericks have covered the spread in just one of their last six games on the road. As for the point total, these two teams combined to hit the over in Game 4 for the second time this series, making it a true toss up option on Thursday night.

Mavericks vs Warriors Best Bet

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The Warriors are simply a different beast when they have their fans cheering behind them. Golden State shot 56.1% from the floor in both games 1 & 2 and averaged 119 points scored. Keep in mind head coach Steve Kerr's team also posted the eighth-highest average point total at home during the regular season, too (113.8).

Meanwhile, Dallas is allowing 111.3 points on the road during the postseason. Look for Stephen Curry to get going early in this one and drain some shots from beyond the arc. As long as the Mavericks avoid a blowout, the Warriors should have no trouble reaching 112 points.

Bet Warriors Team Total Points 111.5 (-108)

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