The Dallas Mavericks will be looking to stay hot as they host the Indiana Pacers on Jan. 29. Superstar Luka Doncic will be locked in as former Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle returns to Dallas for the first time. Expect every Maverick to look to put on a show against their former coach.
The Pacers are on the second night of a back-to-back after defeating the Thunder in Oklahoma City on Friday evening. Dallas begins a back-to-back on Saturday night as they host the Pacers before traveling to Orlando to face the Magic.
Rick Carlisle’s reunion will be the story, but the Mavericks should just be looking to pick up a win against the short-handed Pacers. Here is a closer look at the odds, how to watch, and more from Sunday’s game.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Indiana Pacers: How to watch
Start time: 6:00 p.m. CT or 7:00 p.m. ET
How to watch: Bally Sports Southwest-Dallas (Mavericks local market), Bally Sports Indiana (Pacers local market)
Watch online: NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks vs. Indiana Pacers: Injury report
The Mavs will be without Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) and Sterling Brown (foot) on Saturday evening.
Indiana ruled out Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles), Myles Turner (foot), T.J. McConnell (wrist), T.J. Warren (foot), and Goga Bitadze (foot) for the contest at the American Airlines Center. Domantas Sabonis (ankle) and Chris Duarte (ankle) are both listed as questionable on the NBA's official injury report.
Be sure to check social media just before tipoff for all the latest.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Indiana Pacers odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the Mavericks are 11.0-point favorites as they host the shorthanded Pacers on Saturday night. Dallas is minus-600 on the moneyline, and the game has an over/under of 216.5.
The Mavericks over/under is 114.0, which they have exceeded just once since Jan. 8.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Indiana Pacers predictions
Luka Doncic goes off for a 32-point triple-double as the Mavericks breeze past the tired Pacers on Jan. 29. Expect Dallas to cover the spread, but the game goes under. The Mavs hold Indiana under 100 points in the dominating victory.
Kristaps Porzingis chips in 25 in the win, and Jalen Brunson has 18. Expect a strong team effort from the Mavericks as they take care of the Pacers.
Dallas Mavericks fans will not want to miss Saturday’s game, so please tune in and enjoy.