The Dallas Mavericks continue their five-game homestand on Wednesday night against the Houston Rockets. Superstar Luka Doncic had 35 points in a wild win over the LA Clippers on Tuesday night, and the Mavs will be looking for their third straight victory at the American Airlines Center as the Rockets come to Dallas.
Houston is a young and hungry team that has lost three straight. They enjoyed watching the Mavs have to scratch out that win on Tuesday night. The Rockets have just one victory in their last ten games, and they will be hungry to get back on track on Nov. 16 in Dallas.
The Mavs need to take care of business against an inferior opponent, but can they get the job done without Luka Doncic? Here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more on Wednesday’s tilt between the Mavs and Rockets.
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets odds, spread, over/under
According to the FanDuel Sportsbook, the Mavs are 9.5-point favorites entering the contest. They sit at minus-480 on the moneyline, and the over/under for the contest is 221 points.
FanDuel will have all the player props fans desire, so please check them out closer to tipoff if you are looking for action.
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets injury report
The Mavs ruled out Luka Doncic (rest), Maxi Kleber (back), and JaVale McGee (neck) for Wednesday's game. They will need Spencer Dinwiddie to step up with number 77 out.
The Rockets ruled out Jae’Sean Tate (ankle) and Bruno Fernando (knee) for Wednesday’s game. Darius Days, Trevor Hudgins, and TyTy Washington did not make the trip to Dallas because they are on G League assignment.
The Mavericks could rest more players, so be sure to check closer to tipoff for a final determination of who is out on Wednesday night.
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets how to watch
Start time: 7:30 p.m. CT or 8:30 p.m. ET
TV channels: Bally Sports Southwest- Dallas (Mavericks' local market), AT&T SportsNet Southwest (Houston local market)
How to watch online: Bally Sports-plus or NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets predictions
Luka Doncic rests and the Rockets pull the upset at the AAC. Spencer Dinwiddie carried a massive workload on Tuesday night, and he drops 22 and seven dimes against the Rockets, but it is not quite enough as Houston gets 27 from Jalen Green to secure the road victory.
Dallas Mavericks' next game and schedule
The Mavs continue their five-game homestand tonight. They have two straight against the Denver Nuggets on Friday and Sunday before leaving for a three-game road trip against three Eastern Conference contenders.
Nov. 18 vs Denver Nuggets at 7:30 p.m. CT
Nov. 20 vs Denver Nuggets at 6:30 p.m. CT
Nov. 23 at Boston Celtics at 6:30 p.m. CT
The Dallas Mavericks are 7-1 at home, and they are coming off a wild win against the Clippers. Can they make it three straight victories on Wednesday night? Be sure to tune in to find out.
Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.