The Dallas Mavericks are looking to get back on track on Friday night as they face the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center. Luka Doncic and company have won each of the first two meetings this season, and they are looking to secure the season series on March 10.
The Rockets have won two of their last three games as 2021 second overall pick Jalen Green is rounding into form. He has scored 23.5 points per over the last six on 53.3 percent shooting from the field. Green is a future star that will be looking to lead the Rockets to the upset on Friday night.
The Mavericks and Rockets renewing rivalry will be a cannot miss contest, so here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more.
Dallas Mavericks at Houston Rockets: How to watch
Start time: 7:00 p.m. CT or 8:00 p.m. ET
How to watch: Bally Sports Southwest Dallas (Mavericks local market), AT&T SportsNet Southwest (Rockets local market)
Watch online: NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks at Houston Rockets: Injury report
The Mavs will be without Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot), Marquese Chriss (knee), Theo Pinson (finger), and Moses Wright (G League) on Friday night. Jalen Brunson (thigh) and Dorian Finney-Smith (arm) are questionable with Frank Ntilikina listed as doubtful with an illness.
The Rockets listed Christian Wood (illness), Dennis Schroder (ankle), and Jae’Sean Tate (ankle) as questionable to face Dallas.
Fans should be sure to check social media just before tipoff for updates and any late-breaking news.
Dallas Mavericks at Houston Rockets odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the Mavericks are 10.5-point favorites on the road against the Rockets on March 10. The game’s over/under sits at 225.5 with the Mavs at minus-700 on the moneyline.
Dallas Mavericks at Houston Rockets predictions
Luka Doncic has a monster bounce-back performance as he leads the Mavs to a victory, but the Rockets cover the spread on Friday night. Expect the 23-year-old superstar to have a 30-point double-double as the game goes under 225.
Jalen Green has a 30-point night to keep the Rockets in the game, but the Mavericks defense stiffens in the second half to secure the victory.
Fans should expect a wild and entertaining contest on Friday night that they will not want to miss. Be sure to tune in and enjoy the show.