The Dallas Mavericks host the Washington Wizards on Saturday night as they attempt to make it a winning streak. Superstar Luka Doncic returned in the Mavs win over the LA Clippers, and he is not on the injury report heading into Saturday’s game.
The Wizards are on the second night of a back-to-back set as they come to Dallas after snapping a two-game losing streak by defeating the Thunder in Oklahoma City on Friday night. Washington upgraded their roster this offseason, but they are currently playing without Rui Hachimura and Thomas Bryant.
Bradley Beal and Doncic have produced a few intense scoring battles over the last three seasons, and fans won’t want to miss the Nov. 27 showdown. Here is a closer look at the odds, how to watch, and more.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Washington Wizards: How to watch
Start time: 7:30 p.m. CT or 8:30 p.m. ET
How to watch: Bally Sports Southwest- Dallas (Mavs local market), NBC Sports Washington (Wizards local market)
Watch online: NBA League Pass
Dallas Mavericks vs. Washington Wizards: Injury report
The Mavs listed Jalen Brunson as questionable after he missed the second half of the win over the Clippers with a foot injury, but he practiced on Friday and noted that he expects to play. Dallas is still without Frank Ntilikina as he deals with a calf injury.
The Wizards did not have to submit an official injury report because they are on the second night of a back-to-back set.
Fans should check closer to tipoff for updates from the Wizards and on the final status of Jalen Brunson.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Washington Wizards odds, spread, over/under
According to WynnBet, the Mavs are 7.0-point favorites as they host the Wizards on Saturday night. Dallas stands at minus-320 on the moneyline, and the game’s over/under sits at 211.0.
The Mavericks are favorites because they have a significant rest advantage, and Washington has won just one of their last three games.
Dallas Mavericks vs. Washington Wizards prediction
The Mavericks run their record to 7-1 at the American Airlines Center with a win over the Wizards on Saturday night, but Washington hangs tough and covers the spread.
Dallas will struggle to defend Montrezl Harrell as he goes for 20 points and ten rebounds, and Bradley Beal finds his shooting touch to drop 25. The Mavs counter with 30 from Luka Doncic and an eighth straight 20-plus point performance from Kristaps Porzingis to grab the win.
Fans will not want to miss Saturday’s game between the Dallas Mavericks and Wizards, so be sure to tune in and enjoy.