The Dallas Mavericks host the Memphis Grizzlies in a crucial game on Jan. 23. They are the top two teams in the Southwest Division this season, and the Mavs have won two of the first three meetings. A victory on Sunday secures the season series for Dallas in what could be an important tiebreaker at the close of the season.
Superstar Luka Doncic is just starting to play his best basketball of the season, but fans will be watching closely on Sunday night. The 22-year-old suffered a neck injury in their last game but is not listed on the injury report. Expect a vintage performance from number 77 against the Grizzlies.
Fans will not want to miss Sunday’s game, so here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Memphis Grizzlies: How to watch
Start time: 6:30 p.m. CT or 7:30 p.m. ET
How to watch: Bally Sports Southwest- Dallas (Mavs local market), Bally Sports Southeast- Memphis (Grizzlies local market)
Watch online: NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks vs. Memphis Grizzlies: Injury report
The Mavs ruled out Sterling Brown with left foot soreness, but he is the only player listed on their injury report ahead of Sunday’s contest.
Memphis will be without Desmond Bane (health and safety), Kyle Anderson (health and safety), Dillion Brooks (ankle), Tyus Jones (health and safety), and Tyrell Terry (G League) at the American Airlines Center. Steven Adams (ankle) and Brandon Clarke (back) are listed as questionable.
Fans should be sure to check social media just before tipoff for status updates and any late-breaking news.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Memphis Grizzlies odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the Mavericks are 3.5-point favorites as they host the Grizzlies on Sunday night. They are minus-165 on the moneyline, and the game has an over/under of 217.0.
The Mavs over/under is 110.0, which they have topped in just one of the last five games and once in their three meetings against Memphis this season.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Memphis Grizzlies predictions
Luka Doncic goes off on Sunday night as he leads the Mavs to a crucial victory. He drops 35 points and narrowly misses a triple-double in a back and forth game that goes down to the wire. Expect Dallas to cover the spread and the game to go under on Jan. 23.
Kristaps Porzingis chips in a 25-point double-double to help the Dallas Mavericks secure the win, but it is his rim protection that comes up clutch. He blocks four shots and challenges the Grizzlies on Sunday night.
It promises to be a fun and exciting contest between two of the hottest teams in the NBA. Fans will not want to miss it, so be sure to tune in and enjoy.