The Dallas Mavericks host the LA Clippers for the second straight game on Feb. 12. Clippers head coach Tyronn Lue will be searching for answers on how to slow down Luka Doncic after he went for a career-high and his first 50-point game in a Mavericks win at the American Airlines Center.
The Clippers have lost three straight and four of their last five coming into Saturday’s game. They will be without their two best players and looking to get back on track against a Mavs squad that has won four straight.
Mavericks fans will not want to miss the Feb. 12 contest against the LA Clippers as Luka likely has another historic performance in store, so here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more.
Dallas Mavericks vs. LA Clippers: How to watch
Start time: 7:30 p.m. CT or 8:30 p.m. ET
How to watch: Bally Sports Southwest-Dallas (Mavericks local market), Bally Sports SoCal (Clippers local market)
Watch online: NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks vs. LA Clippers: Injury report
The Mavs ruled out Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) and Marquese Chriss (knee) for Saturday’s game in Dallas. They are the only two Mavericks listed on the team's injury report.
Kawhi Leonard (knee), Paul George (elbow), Jason Preston (foot), and Jay Scrubb (toe) will all miss this contest. Norman Powell is listed as questionable with turf toe.
Fans should be sure to check social media for all the latest, plus updates on Powell prior to tipoff.
Dallas Mavericks vs. LA Clippers odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the Mavericks are 7.0-point favorites on Saturday evening at the American Airlines Center. Dallas is minus-290 on the moneyline, and the over/under for the contest is set at 215.0.
The Mavericks over/under is 111.5, which they have exceeded in two of the three meetings against the Clippers this season. It took 51-points from Luka Doncic on Thursday night for Dallas to score 112 in the win over LA.
Dallas Mavericks vs. LA Clippers predictions
The LA Clippers had no answers for Luka Doncic on Thursday night as he erupted for a career-high in scoring. The 22-year-old superstar is white-hot, and he always shines against the Clippers. Expect LA to throw double teams at him from the opening tip, but it won’t matter as Doncic goes for a 30-point triple-double in a Mavericks win.
The Clippers cover the spread in a down-to-the-wire game on Saturday night. Dallas and the game both go under as the Mavs hold on for a four-point win.
Dallas Mavericks fans will not want to miss the final matchup against the LA Clippers of the season. The Mavs have won two of the first three and will be looking to secure the season series on Feb. 12. Expect plenty of fireworks during the contest.