The Dallas Mavericks face the Chicago Bulls on the second night of a back-to-back on Dec. 10. Luka Doncic went for 33 points on Friday night, but the Bucks earned a comeback win over Dallas. The Mavs traveled from Dallas to Chicago for a game less than 24 hours later for their second difficult back-to-back of the week.
The Bulls snapped a three-game losing streak on Wednesday night against the Wizards, and they have not played since. DeMar DeRozan and company should be well rested as the Mavericks come into the Windy City with no rest, but eager to get back in the win column.
Fans will not want to miss Saturday’s game between the Mavs and Bulls, so here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more.
Dallas Mavericks at Chicago Bulls odds, spread, over/under
According to the FanDuel Sportsbook, the Bulls are 1.5-point favorites heading into Saturday’s game, and the Mavericks sit at plus-102 on the moneyline. The over/under for the contest has not been set as of this writing because Dallas played on Friday night. FanDuel will have that and all the player props fans desire closer to tipoff, so be sure to check it out.
Dallas Mavericks at Chicago Bulls injury report
The Mavs will be without Jaden Hardy, McKinley Wright IV, and Tyler Dorsey as they remain with the Texas Legends in the G League. They could rest players on the second night of a back-to-back, so be sure to check closer to tipoff.
The Bulls are without Lonzo Ball (knee), Kostas Antetokounmpo (G League), Marko Simonovic (G League), and Malcolm Hill (G League). Javonte Green is listed as questionable with a knee injury.
Dallas Mavericks at Chicago Bulls how to watch
Start time: 7:00 p.m. CT or 8:00 p.m. ET
TV channels: Bally Sports Southwest- Dallas (Mavericks local market), NBC Sports Chicago (Bulls local market)
How to watch online: Bally Sports-plus or NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks at Chicago Bulls predictions
Luka Doncic makes sure the Mavericks do not lose two straight games as he lights up the Bulls for 42 points, nine rebounds, and 12 assists. Number 77 is unstoppable, and the role players sink just enough shots to close out a close victory.
Spencer Dinwiddie has 22 points on Saturday night as the Mavs win in Chicago on the second night of a back-to-back.
Dallas Mavericks' next game and schedule
The Mavs start a three-game homestand after Saturday’s contest in Chicago. Dallas should be favored in all three games at the American Airlines Center, and here is a look at their next three.
Dec. 12 vs Oklahoma City Thunder at 7:30 p.m. CT
Dec. 14 vs Cleveland Cavaliers at 8:00 p.m. CT
Dec. 16 vs Portland Trail Blazers at 7:30 p.m. CT
The Dallas Mavericks had their three-game winning streak snapped by the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night, and they would love to bounce back against the Bulls on Dec. 10. Expect Luka Doncic to lock in, but can they win on the second night of a back-to-back? Tune in to find out.
Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.