The Dallas Mavericks are fresh off a dominating victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, but they get no time to rest as they travel to Ohio to face the Cleveland Cavaliers on the second night of a back-to-back. Dallas is within one game of the third seed in the Western Conference, so every game matters as they close out the regular season.
The Cavaliers have lost three of their last four games and will be shorthanded on Wednesday night. They have already ruled out five players with another listed as doubtful. Mavs superstar Luka Doncic plans on taking advantage, but it will not be easy on March 30.
MFFLs will not want to miss the action, so here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more as the Cavs host the Mavericks.
Dallas Mavericks at Cleveland Cavaliers: 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 Ohio (Cavaliers local market)
Watch online: NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks at Cleveland Cavaliers: Injury report
The Mavs ruled out Spencer Dinwiddie (injury recovery), Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot), Sterling Brown (health and safety), Trey Burke (health and safety), and Theo Pinson (finger) for Wednesday's game. Frank Ntilikina is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Cavaliers ruled out Evan Mobley (ankle), Jarrett Allen (finger), Collin Sexton (knee), Dean Wade (knee), and RJ Nembhard (G League). Rajon Rondo is doubtful with an ankle sprain.
Be sure to check social media closer to tipoff for all the latest, including updates on Ntilikina and Rondo.
Dallas Mavericks at Cleveland Cavaliers odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the Mavs are 3.0-point favorites and sit at minus-160 on the moneyline heading into Wednesday’s game. The over/under is set at 213.5.
It will be far from an easy win on the road on the second night of a back-to-back, but fans can expect the Mavericks to push hard as they look to move up to third in the West. Be sure to check out WynnBet’s props closer to tipoff.
Dallas Mavericks at Cleveland Cavaliers predictions
The Mavs are determined to move up in the standings, and Luka Doncic looks unstoppable right now. Expect another monster performance from the 23-year-old superstar as Dallas picks up a hard-fought road victory. The Mavericks cover the spread on Wednesday night as the game goes just under 213.
The Dallas Mavericks can take over third in the Western Conference with a win in Cleveland and the Warriors losing to the Suns. Will it become a reality on March 30? Be sure to tune in, and please check back to The Smoking Cuban for all the latest on the Mavs.