Latest NBA Playoff Basketball NBA Playoffs – Golden State Warriors vs Dallas Mavericks Game 2 Betting Odds – Money Line / Handicap
The second game of the Western Conference Finals showdown will be played on 9am, 21st May in Malaysia time.
Facing large range of defenses from the Golden State Warriors who constantly switched defensive schemes and rotation, Luka Doncic was held to a 6/18 FG%, marking it one of his weaker performance in his current awe-striking playoff run.
On Wednesday, the Golden State Warriors blew out the Dallas Mavericks 112 – 87 where Curry scored 21 points and 7 players on the Warriors scored more than 10 points, contributing to a collective effort in what was a strong statement win. Despite the blowout, the mavericks look to face warriors again in their homeport.
Dallas had success against Stephen Curry during the regular season as they held him to just 20.0 points per game on 38.8 percent shooting from the field and just 29.4 percent on his threes. Reggie Bullock and Dorian Finney-Smith forced him into tough shots by staying on his hip and using their length to contest.
The early market betting odds for Game 2 is as follows:
|Golden State Warriors||Bet||Dallas Mavericks|
|0.40||Full Time Moneyline||2.00|
|0.90||(-) Handicap 6.5 (+)||0.98|
|0.99||(-) Handicap 7.0 (+)||0.89|
|Full-time Over / Under Odds||Over||Under|
|Half-time Over / Under Odds||Over||Under|
“They did a really good job. Wiggins picking him up full court,” Mavs coach Jason Kidd said. “They went box-and-one, they went zone. We understood coming into the series that we were going to see that. We’ll go back and look at the video and see what we can do better.”Jason Kidd addressing the Warriors defense scheme
The Warriors is still leading the league as most-favored team to win the NBA 2021 – 2022 Championship against the field.
Predictions by leading prediction models
FiveThirtyEight: Golden State Warriors 62% Win Probability with 3-point spread
Number Fire: Golden State Warriors 65.8% Win Probability
Sports Betting Dime: Golden State Warriors 55.0% Win Probability with 0.5 spread