The Dallas Mavericks face the New York Knicks in an early tipoff on Saturday. It will be the team’s first time facing Jalen Brunson since he departed in free agency. JB is averaging 21.3 points and 6.5 assists per game this season, and he will look to lead the Knicks over Luka Doncic and the Mavs on Dec. 3.
Dallas slipped to 1-8 on the road this season with an inexcusable loss to the Pistons on Thursday night. Can the Mavericks find their footing away from the American Airlines Center at Madison Square Garden? Luka loves a massive stage, and fans know he will be locked in at the world’s most famous arena.
The Mavs have been frustrating as they have lost five of their last six games, but fans won’t want to miss Saturday’s matinee at MSG. Here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more.
Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks odds, spread, over/under
According to the FanDuel Sportsbook, the Mavs are one-point favorites heading into Saturday’s game, and they sit at minus-112 on the moneyline. The over/under for the contest is 225.0.
FanDuel will have all the player props fans desire, so be sure to check closer tipoff for all the updated lines.
Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks injury report
The Mavs ruled out Christian Wood just before Saturday's game. McKinley Wright IV and Tyler Dorsey are both with the Texas Legends in the G League but every other player on the 15-man roster is in New York. Kemba Walker is unlikely to play as he works his way into game shape. Everyone else should be available on Dec. 3.
The Knicks will be without Ryan Arcidiacono as he deals with a sprained ankle. DaQuan Jeffries and Trevor Keels were both ruled out as they are on G League assignment.
Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks how to watch
Start time: 11:30 a.m. CT or 12:30 p.m. ET
TV channels: Bally Sports Southwest- Dallas (Mavericks local market), MSG (New York local market)
How to watch online: Bally Sports-plus or NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks predictions
Luka Doncic outshines Jalen Brunson as he lifts the Mavericks to a 107-105 victory at Madison Square Garden. The league’s leading scorer drops 37 with eight rebounds and ten assists as Dallas wins just their second road game of the season.
Brunson scores 24 with five dimes on Saturday as the Knicks push Dallas to their limit. JB was clear that facing the Mavericks is just another game for him, so do not expect it to impact him.
Spencer Dinwiddie scores 17 and Christian Wood drops 15 in the Mavericks' victory on Dec. 3. Dallas makes just enough shots, and they step up the defense late at MSG.
Dallas Mavericks' next game and schedule
The Mavs wrap up a brief two-game road trip in New York on Saturday before alternating home and road games for the next three. Dallas has brutal back-to-back up next with a home game against the Suns before traveling to Denver to face the Nuggets on the second night. Here’s a look at the Mavericks' next three games.
Dec. 5 vs Phoenix Suns at 7:30 p.m. CT
Dec. 6 at Denver Nuggets at 9:00 p.m. CT
Dec. 9 vs. Milwaukee Bucks at 9:00 p.m. CT
The Dallas Mavericks desperately need a road win, and Luka Doncic would love to take bragging rights over his friend and former teammate Jalen Brunson. Expect number 77 to be locked in for the early tipoff, and fans won’t want to miss it.
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