The Dallas Mavericks can finish off their first-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz on Thursday night. Dallas dominated Game 5 to take a 3-2 edge in the series, but they are back in Salt Lake City for Game 6 with Utah fighting for their season.
Superstar Luka Doncic is going to look to take over the game early on April 28. He knows he can deliver the knockdown blow to the Jazz, and he will want to take the crowd out of the game early. Expect a monster night from the Mavs' 23-year-old superstar.
Nobody wants to miss Game 6 as the Mavericks look to advance past the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2011. Here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more on Thursday’s contest.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz Game 6: How to watch
Start time: 9:00 p.m. CT or 10:00 p.m. ET
How to watch: TNT (national), Bally Sports Southwest Dallas (Mavericks local market), AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain (Jazz local market)
Watch online: TNT online
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz Game 6: Injury report
Tim Hardaway Jr. remains out as he recovers from foot surgery, but for the first time in the series, he is the only Maverick listed on the official injury report.
Donovan Mitchell limped off the court in the fourth quarter of Game 5, but he is listed as probable with bilateral quad contusions. The three-time All-Star said he would play in Game 6. Trent Forrest (foot) and Udoka Azubuike (ankle) remain out for the Jazz.
Be sure to check social media just before tipoff to catch any late-breaking news that drops ahead of Thursday’s tipoff.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz Game 6 odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the game is a pick’em on Thursday night. Both teams are minus-108 on the moneyline, and the contest has an over/under of 209.5.
Fans can get even money odds on Luka Doncic to score more than 31.5 points in Game 6. They also set the line at 9.0 rebounds, which he has topped in both contests since returning from his calf strain.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz Game 6 predictions
Luka Doncic goes off for 40-plus and narrowly misses a triple-double as the Mavericks comfortably defeat the Utah Jazz to close out the series in Game 6. The contest goes over 210 points as Dallas is hot and hungry to advance. Donovan Mitchell and company put up a fight, but the Mavericks push their lead to double digits during the final minutes.
Jalen Brunson drops 20 and continues to further cement his incoming payday. The 6’1 guard would take MVP honors for this series by leading the Mavs to two wins without Doncic. He has been incredible, and the Jazz had no answers for stopping him.
Dallas Mavericks fans will need to stay up late for Game 6, but it will be well worth it so be sure to tune in and enjoy.