Dallas Mavericks: Odds, how to watch, and more for game 36 vs. Bulls

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) /

The Dallas Mavericks host the Chicago Bulls on Jan. 6. Here is a snapshot of the odds, how to watch, and so much more about that contest.

The Dallas Mavericks are in the midst of a six-game homestand. Monday night the Chicago Bulls are coming to town. The Mavs have split the first two contests coming in.

The Bulls have lost three straight. They will be taking on a short-handed Mavericks team, though. Kristaps Porzingis and Ryan Broekhoff have both already been ruled out. The Bulls hope to use that as an opportunity to get back on track.

Here is a look at the important details supporters need to know about the Dallas Mavericks versus Chicago Bulls matchup.

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Start Time

Monday’s contest is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. local time in Dallas or 8:30 ET.

How to watch

The Mavs local broadcast is again on Fox Sports Southwest-Dallas. Fans in Chicago can catch the action on NBC Sports- Chicago.

Watch online

FuboTV is the place to stream the game on Jan. 6. It features a plethora of NBA action all season.

Fox Sports Go will have online viewing in the Dallas market. Others can catch the game on NBA League Pass.


Injury update

The Mavericks have three players on the NBA’s official injury report heading into the game. Kristaps Porzingis (knee) and Ryan Broekhoff (leg) are listed as out. Tim Hardaway Jr. is questionable as he is recovering from a hamstring strain.

The Bulls have a massive injury report heading in. Zach LaVine (ankle), Wendell Carter Jr. (ankle), Ryan Arcidiacono (elbow), and Chandler Hutchinson (shoulder) are all designated probable to play. Lauri Markkanen (ankle) is doubtful, and Otto Porter Jr. remains out with a foot fracture.

Be sure to check the final statuses before tipoff on Monday.

Storyline to follow: Luka pushing for 30 a night

Luka Doncic is having a phenomenal second NBA season. He has made leaps in every aspect of his game. They pushed him into the discussion for MVP and All-Star captain.

Doncic appears to be gunning to score 30 points per game. He was over that mark before injuring his ankle just one minute and 40 seconds in against the Heat. He did not return that night and missed the next four contests. Since returning, Luka is averaging 29.8 per.

Expect him to be looking for 30-plus points on Monday. The 20-year-old star could go off against the Bulls.

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The Dallas Mavericks are going to need it. The injuries have made life difficult over the past few weeks. Luka scoring in bunches improves the Mavs chances of grabbing win number 23 on the season. Please tune in and enjoy the action on Jan. 6.