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Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks prediction and pick by handicapper Jason Radowitz for Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Friday night.

Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks Prediction: Will Dallas Even the Series in Game 2?

Before Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, Luka Doncic was seen sipping on a beer around lunchtime. At that moment, the social media world figured Doncic would have a ridiculous signature game and help lead the Mavericks to a win against the Warriors.

But that was far from what happened. At home, the Warriors defeated the Mavericks, 112-87, with Luka Doncic only earning 20 points on 6-of-18 from the field. Will Doncic continue to struggle on the road in the postseason? Here are our picks, predictions, and odds for Friday's game between the Dallas Mavericks vs. Golden State Warriors.

Warriors vs. Mavericks Game 2 Start Time and Where to Watch, and Odds

  • Date: May 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:00 pm ET
  • Where to Watch: TNT 

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Warriors vs. Mavericks Game 2 Injury Report


OutG Tim Hardaway Jr. (Foot)


Questionable: F Andre Iguodala (Neck) 

Out: G Gary Payton II (Elbow), C James Wiseman (Knee)

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Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks Game 2 Prediction

In Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, the Golden State Warriors shot 56.1% from the field while the Dallas Mavericks shot 36% from the field. The Warriors also earned 16 more rebounds and absolutely dominated on the defensive end, off misses.

The Mavericks were held to just 87 points in that game with Luka Doncic only contributing 20 points. Despite only earning 20 points on 18 shots, Doncic was still the leading scorer on the Mavericks. Dallas took 48 three-point attempts but only saw 11 actually fall. That's good for a 22.9% clip from beyond the arc.

Meanwhile, Steph Curry added 21 points for the Warriors and contributed 12 rebounds. He had the most rebounds than any other player in that game. The Warriors didn't shoot all that well from deep either. They took 29 shots and dropped 10 of them, shooting at 34.5% from downtown. But the Warriors added 12 more points in the paint and got 11 more points off the fastbreak in comparison to the Mavericks.

The Ball movement was way better between the Warriors with Dallas only earning 14 assists in the entire game. Nobody is really stepping up consistently for the Mavericks. If Doncic isn't on his game, the Mavericks are pretty much toast at this point.

The Warriors, meanwhile, have multiple players who can contribute if someone is having an off day. Klay Thompson scored 15 points despite shooting 1-for-4 from deep and Jordan Poole added 19 points off the bench after adding just one three-point make.

Plus, Andrew Wiggins also gave the Warriors 19 points.

This series is going to show just how deep the Warriors are. Dallas needs more consistency from role players. Dorian Finney-Smith can't be scoring over 20 points in one game and then be taking just six shots in another game for five points on the night.

I'll take my chances with the Warriors at home.

Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks Game 2 Pick

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Article Author


Jason grew up an avid sports fan. His passion for sports writing grew in high school and he developed a blog that was strictly for New York Sports. From his work, you will quickly realize that he loves looking at games from an analytical and numbers perspective and hopes to provide you with that same perspective in his articles.


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