The Dallas Mavericks are facing a must-win game on May 12 against the Phoenix Suns. They struggled on Tuesday night as the Suns dominated the action in Game 5 to take a 3-2 edge in the series. Luka Doncic and company must win two straight to advance to the Western Conference Finals for just the fifth time in franchise history.
The Suns are coming to the American Airlines Center to close out the series. They did it to the New Orleans Pelicans in the first round, and Phoenix wants a repeat in the Western Conference semifinals. Dallas needs to bring their defense and shooting if they want to win Game 6.
Can the Mavericks force a Game 7 in Phoenix? If not, Thursday’s contest will be their final game of the season. Fans won’t want to miss, so here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns Game 6: How to watch
Start time: 8:30 p.m. CT or 9:30 p.m. ET
How to watch: ESPN (national)
Watch online: Watch ESPN
Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns Game 6: Injury report
Tim Hardaway Jr. is out for the Mavericks as he recovers from foot surgery, and Dario Saric remains sidelined for the Suns as he works to come back from ACL surgery. They are the only two players listed on the official injury report.
Fans should be sure to check social media just before tipoff to get any late-breaking news.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns Game 6 odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the Mavs are 2.0-point underdogs heading into Game 6. They sit at plus-110 on the moneyline, and the game has an over/under of 212.5.
WynnBet has all the prop bets for fans too. The Mavs are going to need a monster performance from Luka Doncic in Game 6. Betting the over on Luka scoring 33.5 points and grabbing 9.5 rebounds as a parlay would give supporters plus-258 odds on Thursday night.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns Game 6 predictions
Luka Doncic comes out hot in Game 6, and he leads the Mavericks to a two-point victory over the Suns on May 12. The 23-year-old superstar scores 38 with 11 rebounds, and nine assists in the win. Devin Booker misses the buzzer-beating 3-pointer to seal the game and end the series for Phoenix.
Jalen Brunson goes for 20 as Dallas has five players in double figures on Thursday night. Luka attacks the rim early and forces the Suns to help inside. That opens up 3-pointers, and Dallas knocks them down on their home floor.
Expect an absolute slugfest on May 12 as both teams are looking at it as a must-win game. Fans won’t want to miss Game 6 of Dallas Mavericks versus Phoenix Suns, so please tune in and enjoy.