The Dallas Mavericks got back on track as they dominated the Sixers on Friday night behind 33-point triple-double from superstar Luka Doncic. The 22-year-old has scored 30-plus in four straight, and he is back to his first-team All-NBA form.
The Atlanta Hawks have won eight of their last ten games to push their way back into the play-in mix. They are tenth in the Eastern Conference, but just eight games back of the top-seeded Bulls. Trae Young is red hot, and it will be a massive showdown against Luka Doncic on Sunday night.
Fans will not want to miss the contest between the Mavs and Hawks, so here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Atlanta Hawks: How to watch
Start time: 5:00 p.m. CT or 6:00 p.m. ET
How to watch: ESPN (National), Bally Sports Southwest-Dallas (Mavericks local market), Bally Sports Southeast Atlanta (Hawks local market)
Watch online: Watch ESPN
Dallas Mavericks vs. Atlanta Hawks: Injury report
The Mavs ruled out Kristaps Porzingis (knee), Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot), and Sterling Brown (foot) against the Hawks. Maxi Kleber is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game with swelling in his left knee.
Atlanta will be without Jalen Johnson and Sharife Cooper as they are both in the G League. John Collins (heel), Danilo Gallinari (hamstring), and Lou Williams (hamstring) are all listed as questionable.
Fans should be sure to check social media just before tipoff for updates on Gallinari, Collins, Williams, and Kleber, plus any late-breaking information on the contest.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Atlanta Hawks odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the Mavericks are 2.0-point favorites as they host the Hawks on Sunday evening. Dallas is minus-130 on the moneyline, and the over/under for the contest is set at 221.0.
The Mavericks over/under is 111.5, which they have gone over in three of the last five games. Dallas scored just 87 against the Hawks on opening night in a blowout loss.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Atlanta Hawks predictions
Luka Doncic and Trae Young engage in a wild scoring battle on Sunday night. Doncic drops 40 at the American Airlines Center, but Young and the Hawks get the last laugh as they pick up the win. Expect the game to go under on Sunday night.
Jalen Brunson struggles against defenders with length and the Hawks are chock-full of wing depth. He nets just eight points as Dallas loses a heartbreaker on Feb. 6.
Fans will not want to miss Sunday’s game, so be sure to tune and enjoy the show before checking back to The Smoking Cuban for all the latest on the Dallas Mavericks.