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Mavericks vs. Warriors NBA Odds, Picks & Predictions: How Sharps Are Betting Wednesday’s WCF Game 1

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Mavericks vs. Warriors Odds

Mavericks Odds +5
Warriors Odds -5
Over/Under 214.5
Date Wednesday, May 18
Time 9 p.m. ET
Channel TNT

*Odds as of Wednesday morning

The 2022 Western Conference Finals get underway on Wednesday night with the Dallas Mavericks visiting the Golden State Warriors.

Golden State is a hefty -200 favorite over Dallas to win the series at PointsBet and advance to the NBA Finals, but that doesn’t mean that Luka Doncic and Company can’t make a series out of this and potentially pull off the upset.

Either way, it all starts tonight with the Warriors sitting as 5-point favorites over the Mavericks, per the latest NBA odds, so how should bettors approach Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals?

Interestingly, why the talking heads have been crushing Chris Paul, the 76ers and Bucks over the past few days, sharp bettors have been quietly moving odds for Wednesday night’s Mavericks vs. Warriors Game 1.

Below we identify the under-the-radar Mavericks vs. Warriors bet that the pros are already making.

Mavericks vs. Warriors Pick

This is another classic case of the need to examine line histories in order to translate betting market activity as opposed to simply comparing opening to current odds.

Let me explain.