The Dallas Mavericks will be looking for their third straight win on March 16 as they travel to NYC to face the Brooklyn Nets. Kevin Durant and company have won four straight and are fresh off a 150-108 destruction of the Magic behind a 60-point performance from Kyrie Irving on Tuesday night. Can the Mavs slow them down in Brooklyn?
Superstar Luka Doncic and the Mavs let one slip away against the Nets earlier this season as Brooklyn made a massive fourth-quarter comeback to win in Dallas. Fans can bet number 77 has not forgotten, and he will be looking to put on a show on Wednesday night.
Watching Doncic battle Durant is must-see television, so here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more on the March 16 contest between the Mavericks and Nets.
Dallas Mavericks at Brooklyn Nets: How to watch
Start time: 6:30 p.m. CT or 7:30 p.m. ET
How to watch: ESPN (national), Bally Sports Southwest Dallas (Mavs local market), YES (Brooklyn’s local market)
Watch online: Watch ESPN or ESPN app
Dallas Mavericks at Brooklyn Nets: Injury report
The Mavs ruled out Reggie Bullock (personal), Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot), Marquee Chriss (knee), Theo Pinson (finger), and Moses Wright (G League). Expect Spencer Dinwiddie to remain in the starting five as Dallas will be shorthanded on Wednesday night.
The Nets did not submit an official injury report because they are on the second night of a back-to-back. Kyrie Irving is still unable to play in Brooklyn, and Ben Simmons will remain out with a back injury. Expect further updates from Brooklyn as tipoff approaches.
Fans should be sure to check social media for all the latest injury news before Wednesday’s game gets underway.
Dallas Mavericks at Brooklyn Nets odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the Mavs are two-point favorites as the game’s over/under sits at 221.5. Dallas is minus-135 on the moneyline for Wednesday’s contest.
The Mavericks have an over/under of 111.5, which they have topped in three of their last six games. Brooklyn is on the second night of a back-to-back, so Dallas will be looking to take advantage on March 16.
Dallas Mavericks at Brooklyn Nets predictions
Both teams will be shorthanded on Wednesday night, but the Mavericks have not played since Sunday afternoon. The Nets faced the Magic in Orlando last night before traveling back to Brooklyn to face the Mavericks. It will be the difference late as the Mavs make a fourth-quarter comeback to win by five on March 16.
The game goes under 221, but Luka Doncic explodes for a 35-point triple-double in Brooklyn. He has not been handling the massive playmaking workload in recent games, but he does on Wednesday night to lift Dallas to their third straight win.
The Dallas Mavericks continue their five-game road trip on Wednesday night and will be looking to stay hot in Brooklyn. Be sure to enjoy the game, and stay tuned to The Smoking Cuban for all the latest on the Mavs.