Dallas Mavericks: Odds, how to watch, and more for game 20 at Pelicans

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images) /

The Dallas Mavericks travel to New Orleans to face the Pelicans on Dec. 3. Here is a look at how to watch, the odds, and more.

The Dallas Mavericks wrap up a three-game road trip on Tuesday against the New Orleans Pelicans. It is the first of a back-to-back set for Dallas. They return home to face the Timberwolves on Wednesday.

New Orleans has lost five games in a row. The Mavs defeated the Pelicans in New Orleans on Oct. 25. Luka Doncic had a 25-point triple-double in the 123-116 victory.

Here is a look at everything fans need to know before the Dec. 3 meeting. between the Dallas Mavericks and New Orleans Pelicans.

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Start Time

Tuesday’s game inside the Smoothie King Center begins at 6:30 p.m. local time in Dallas or 7:30 p.m. ET.

How to watch

The Mavericks have another national TV game on Dec. 3. TNT is the only way to watch on Tuesday.

Watch online

FuboTV has streaming coverage for fans. It is a fantastic way to catch local, national, and out of market NBA action this season.

Fans can also check out TNT Overtime for online viewing.


The Mavericks are a -3.5 favorite courtesy of the Action Network. The game has a 233.5 over/under meaning fans can expect some fast-paced action.

Injury update

The Mavericks’ game notes again lists a clean injury report. The team has been incredibly healthy so far this season.

The Pelicans will be without Derrick Favors, Zion Williamson, Darius Miller, and Kenrich Williams for Tuesday’s game. They are the only players listed on the NBA’s official injury report.

Fans should check the news just before tipoff to catch any last-minute information.

Storyline to follow: Luka vs. Holiday

Pelicans’ All-Star Jrue Holiday is one of the best perimeter defenders in the NBA. He will be tasked with slowing down Luka Doncic. Holiday held him to two of six from the field in the first meeting according to the NBA’s matchup tracking.

Expect Doncic to stay hot in New Orleans. His ability to draw mismatches and exploit them is becoming otherworldly. Luka will be pushing for a 30-point triple-double by the end of the night.

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