The Dallas Mavericks are back in the Bay Area for Game 5 of their Western Conference Finals series against the Golden State Warriors. Superstar Luka Doncic lifted them to a Game 4 win to extend the series, but the Mavs are down 3-1, and the Dubs could close it out on Thursday night.
Golden State will bring their best in Game 5. They do not want to go back to Dallas and give the Mavericks any more momentum. No team has ever come from 3-0 down to win the series. The Mavs have won just one game, but the Warriors want to finish it off as soon as possible.
Golden State has not lost at the Chase Center in these playoffs, and they have no plans of doing it now. Can the Mavericks pull the upset? Here is a look at the odds, how to watch, and more.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Golden State Warriors Western Conference Finals Game 5: How to watch
Start time: 8:00 p.m. CT or 9:00 p.m. ET
How to watch: TNT (national)
Watch online: TNT online
Dallas Mavericks vs. Golden State Warriors Western Conference Finals Game 5 injury report
Tim Hardaway Jr. remains out with a foot injury. He continues to improve but is still weeks away from returning to game action.
The Warriors listed Otto Porter Jr. as questionable with a foot injury. He suffered the injury in Game 3 and missed Tuesday’s contest. Golden State ruled out Andre Iguodala (neck), James Wiseman (knee), and Gary Payton II (elbow) for Game 5 on the official injury report.
Fans should check social media for updates on Porter’s status and for any late-breaking news that drops.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Golden State Warriors Western Conference Finals Game 5 odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the Mavericks are 7.0-point underdogs entering Game 5. They sit at plus-260 on the moneyline, and the contest has an over/under of 216.0.
WynnBet has all the player props fans crave too. Think Luka Doncic drops 35 in Game 5? Bet the over of him scoring 34.5 points at minus-120. Does Kevon Looney grab ten boards for the Warriors? The odds sit at minus-130.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Golden State Warriors Western Conference Finals Game 5 predictions
The Mavs start hot on Thursday night, but the Warriors take the lead in the third quarter and never look back. Dallas does not quit as Luka Doncic goes for a 42-point double-double, but the Mavericks lose and fail to cover the spread as the game goes over 216.
Stephen Curry drops 32 to lift the Warriors to the NBA Finals for the sixth time in eight years and puts them just four wins away from a fourth championship.
The Dallas Mavericks have no plans of being eliminated on Thursday night. Expect them to come out strong and fight until the final second. Be sure to tune in and enjoy the show.