Dallas Mavericks: Odds, how to watch, and more for game 30 vs. Spurs

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images) /

The Dallas Mavericks return home to face the San Antonio Spurs on Dec. 26. Here is everything fans need to know about that contest.

The Dallas Mavericks are fresh off a disappointing loss in Toronto. They had a 30-point lead on the defending champs before the Raptors stormed back for the improbable victory. The Mavs will be looking to right the ship on Thursday evening.

The San Antonio Spurs come to Dallas for a division showdown. This will be the second meeting of the season. Dallas won the first 117-110 on Nov. 18 behind a 40-point triple-double from Luka Doncic.

Here is everything fans need to know about the showdown between the Mavericks and Spurs.

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Start time

Thursday’s contest begins at 8:00 p.m. ET or 7:00 p.m. local time in Dallas.

How to watch

It is a national broadcast on TNT only on Dec. 26. Fans have to tune in there to catch the game.

Watch online

The streaming is available on FuboTV or TNT Overtime.


The odds were not yet available courtesy of the Action Network. Fans can click the link for the latest updates, though.

Injury update

The NBA’s official injury report lists Luka Doncic as questionable for the Dallas Mavericks. He is recovering from a sprained ankle. Doncic put in a full practice on Tuesday, but the team wanted to see how he responded before determining his status for Thursday’s game.

The Spurs have no injuries to report heading in. They are remarkably healthy at this point in the season.

Be sure to check the news just before tipoff for any late-breaking info.

Storyline to follow: Luka’s return

It is no secret that the Mavericks need their star back in the fold. Luka Doncic is inching closer to returning and Thursday could be the game. Keep an eye on his status.

Doncic carved up the Spurs in the first meeting. Expect something similar if he is healthy enough to go on Dec. 26.

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