The Dallas Mavericks have won three straight and six of their last seven as they host the San Antonio Spurs in the 2021-2022 regular-season finale. Dallas can still move up to third in the Western Conference, but they will need to win and the Golden State Warriors would have to lose to the New Orleans Pelicans.
The Mavs got fantastic news on Saturday afternoon as superstar Luka Doncic avoided a one-game suspension when his technical foul from Friday night's game was rescinded by the league office. Expect Dallas to compete hard in their final tune-up before the playoffs.
Fans will not want to miss the in-state rivalry game between the Mavericks and Spurs on Sunday night, so here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more.
Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs: How to watch
Start time: 8:30 p.m. CT or 9:30 p.m. ET
How to watch: Bally Sports Southwest Dallas (Mavericks local market), CW 35 (San Antonio local market)
Watch online: NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs: Injury report
The Mavs ruled out Maxi Kleber (ankle) and Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) on the NBA’s official injury report. Marquese Chriss and Frank Ntilikina are both listed as questionable with an illness.
The Spurs did not submit an injury report because they are on the second night of a back-to-back set. San Antonio is locked into the tenth spot in the Western Conference, and they could rest multiple players in the regular-season finale.
Be sure to check social media just before tipoff for all the latest injury updates.
Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the Mavs are 9.0-point favorites heading into the season finale. They sit at minus-425 on the moneyline, and the game has an over/under of 224.0.
The Mavericks over/under is 116.5, which they have topped in three straight contests.
Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs predictions
Expect Luka Doncic to close the regular season with a bang on Sunday night. The 23-year-old superstar goes off for 42 and narrowly misses a triple-double as the Mavericks defeat the Spurs. The Warriors also win to keep the Mavs in fourth in the West heading into the postseason.
Head coach Jason Kidd may decide to give his players a bit of extra rest in Sunday’s regular-season finale. It is something to watch as Dallas gears up for the postseason.
Fans will not want to miss Sunday’s game. It is Fan Appreciate at the American Airlines tonight, so head out if you can. If not, be sure to tune in and enjoy the show.