The Dallas Mavericks are looking for their first winning streak of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder visit the American Airlines Center on Saturday night. Luka Doncic and company are fresh off a thrilling overtime win in Brooklyn, and they are looking to build on that performance against the rebuilding Thunder.
The Mavs are starting their first back-to-back of the season as they host Oklahoma City, who has won two straight after an 0-3 start. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging over 29 points per game, and the Thunder are loaded with talent as they continue to stockpile through the draft.
Can OKC pull the upset in Dallas? Will Luka stay white-hot and have his fifth straight 30-point game to begin the season? Fans won’t want to miss a second of the action, so here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more.
Dallas Mavericks vs Oklahoma City Thunder odds, spread, over/under
According to the FanDuel Sportsbook, the Mavs are ten-point favorites entering Saturday’s showdown, and they sit at minus-500 on the moneyline. The over/under for the contest is 218.5.
Luka’s over/under for points scored is set at 31.5. Do you think Doncic drops at least 32 against OKC at the AAC? Fans can find all the player props they desire on FanDuel.
Dallas Mavericks vs Oklahoma City Thunder injury report
Frank Ntilikina (ankle) and Davis Bertans (knee) both remain out for Saturday’s contest. It will be the fifth consecutive game missed for both players to open the regular season.
The Thunder ruled out Josh Giddey (ankle) and Chet Holmgren (knee) ahead of Saturday’s game. OKC will be without two young talents, but the Thunder remain dangerous as they invade the American Airlines Center.
Dallas Mavericks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 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 Oklahoma (Thunder’s local market)
How to watch online: Bally Sports-plus or NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks vs Oklahoma City Thunder predictions
Luka Doncic drops an easy 37 points as the Mavs cruise to a home victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Dallas got blitzed by the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night, and they are not about to make that same mistake. Expect the Mavs to come out focused and take care of business on their home floor.
Spencer Dinwiddie is the team’s second-leading scorer on Saturday night as he drops 22 in the victory. Christian Wood has 18 with Dorian Finney-Smith chipping in 13 at the AAC.
Dallas Mavericks' next game and schedule
The Mavs begin a five-game homestand on Saturday night against the Thunder. Here is a look at the next three games after tonight.
Oct. 30 vs Orlando Magic at 6:30 p.m. CT
Nov. 2 vs Utah Jazz at 7:30 p.m. CT
Nov. 4 vs Toronto Raptors at 7:30 p.m. CT
The Mavs have three rebuilding teams in a row before taking on the Raptors and Nets to finish up this five-game home swing. They need to take advantage of the favorable slate, and fans can expect Luka Doncic to go off in front of the AAC crowd, so do not miss it.
Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.