The Dallas Mavericks have won three straight games ahead of their showdown against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night. It is a late tipoff as the ESPN national audience comes in for a true heavyweight battle between Luka Doncic and Giannis Antetokounmpo. Both superstars figure to be in the running for MVP all season, and it should be a fun showdown on Dec. 9 at the American Airlines Center.
The two sides squared off on Nov. 27 in Milwaukee with the Bucks defeating the Mavericks on the second night of a back-to-back set behind a 30-point double-double from Giannis. Can Luka and the Mavs get some revenge on Friday night?
It will be cannot miss game, so here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more on the contest.
Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks odds, spread, over/under
According to the FanDuel Sportsbook, the Bucks are 0.5-point favorites on Friday night, and both teams sit at minus-108 on the moneyline. The over/under for the contest is 222.0.
The over/under for Luka Doncic’s scoring is 30.5 points, and the line for the Greek Freak is exactly the same. Will both number 77 and Giannis score 31-plus points in this contest? Expect both to go over in this heavyweight showdown.
Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks injury report
The Mavericks ruled our Jaden Hardy, McKinley Wright IV, and Tyler Dorsey as all three players are with the Texas Legends in the G League. They are fully healthy and ready heading into Friday’s game.
The Bucks ruled out Wesley Matthews (health and safety) and Joe Ingles (knee) for the showdown at the AAC. They are the only two players on their official injury report.
Be sure to check the injury report closer to tipoff for all the latest information.
Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks how to watch
Start time: 9:00 p.m. CT or 10:00 p.m. ET
TV channels: ESPN (national), Bally Sports Southwest- Dallas (Mavericks local market), Bally Sports Wisconsin (Milwaukee local market)
How to watch online: Watch ESPN, Bally Sports-plus, or FUBO.tv
Dallas Mavericks vs Milwaukee Bucks predictions
Luka Doncic drops 37 as the Mavs knock off the Milwaukee Bucks for their fourth straight win. Number 77 furthers his MVP case with a heroic performance as he narrowly misses a triple-double.
Tim Hardaway Jr. stays hot with 22 points and Spencer Dinwiddie scores 20 in the Mavs win. Giannis Antetokounmpo has a 33-point double-double, but Dallas secures a split of the season series at the American Airlines Center.
Dallas Mavericks next game and schedule
The Mavs are on the first night of a back-to-back before traveling to Chicago for Saturday’s game. Then, Luka Doncic and company return home for a three straight contests. See their next three games below.
Dec. 10 at Chicago Bulls at 7:00 p.m. CT
Dec. 12 vs Oklahoma City Thunder at 7:30 p.m. CT
Dec. 14 vs Cleveland Cavaliers at 8:00 p.m. CT
The Dallas Mavericks face the Milwaukee Bucks in a cannot miss game on Friday night, so clear your schedule. It does not tip off until 9 p.m. CT, so be ready to stay up late. Luka versus Giannis never disappoints, and it won’t on tonight, so do not miss it.
Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.