The Dallas Mavericks will try to stay hot against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. They are fresh off a win over the Thunder where Luka Doncic scored 38 points and the Mavs shot over 40 percent from 3-point range. Can the Cavs slow them down?
Cleveland is currently third in the Eastern Conference standings, but they are just 5-9 on the road this season. They lost their last game in San Antonio, and the Cavaliers have lost three straight road games. Can Donovan Mitchell and company get back on track at the American Airlines Center on Dec. 14?
Wednesday will be Cleveland’s only visit to Dallas this season, so fans will not want to miss it. Here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more on the contest.
Dallas Mavericks vs Cleveland Cavaliers odds, spread, over/under
According to the FanDuel Sportsbook, the Mavs are 2.0-point favorites heading into Wednesday’s game, and they sit at minus-130 on the moneyline. The over/under for the contest is set at 214.0.
Luka Doncic’s over/under is 30.5 points on Wednesday night. Can number 77 put up 31 or more on the Cavaliers as he looks to lead Dallas to a victory? Fans can get all the prop bets they desire at FanDuel, so be sure to check it out.
Dallas Mavericks vs Cleveland Cavaliers injury report
The Mavs ruled out Josh Green (elbow) and McKinley Wright IV (G League) on the NBA’s official injury report. Maxi Kleber is listed as questionable with a knee sprain.
The Cavaliers will be without Ricky Rubio (knee), Dean Wade (shoulder), Dylan Windler (ankle), and Mamadi Diakite (G League) on Wednesday night in Dallas.
Fans should be sure to check social media just before tipoff for an update on Kleber’s status and to find any late-breaking news.
Dallas Mavericks vs Cleveland Cavaliers how to watch
Start time: 8:00 p.m. CT or 9:00 p.m. ET
TV channels: Bally Sports Southwest- Dallas (Mavericks' local market), Bally Sports Ohio (Cavaliers' local market)
How to watch online: Bally Sports-plus or NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks vs Cleveland Cavaliers predictions
Luka Doncic drops 37 as the Mavericks earn a hard-fought win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday night. The 23-year-old superstar falls just two rebounds shy of a triple-double as Dallas earns their 15th victory of the season.
Spencer Dinwiddie scores 18 and Tim Hardaway Jr. nets 22 as the Mavericks make it two straight wins on Wednesday night.
Dallas Mavericks' next game and schedule
The Mavs continue their three-game homestand on Wednesday night before heading out on the road for four straight. Here is a closer look at their next three games after their Dec. 14 showdown with the Cavaliers.
Dec. 16 vs Portland Trail Blazers at 7:30 p.m. CT
Dec. 17 at Cleveland Cavaliers at 7:00 p.m. CT
Dec. 19 at Minnesota Timberwolves at 7:00 p.m. CT
The Dallas Mavericks face the Cleveland Cavaliers in two of their next three games. Can Luka Doncic and company take advantage of the Cavs' recent play or will Donovan Mitchell and his team grab the upper hand? Be sure to tune in to find out.
Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.