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The 12-15 Dallas Mavericks will head out on the road to face the 20-8 San Antonio Spurs in an NBA pro basketball game on Sunday night.
Tip off time from San Antonio is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The NBA odds in this game have the home club San Antonio Spurs favored by -11 points with an over under of 204 points. When the odds opened up a few hours ago the Spurs were favored by -11 points and the total was 203 ½ points. There has been no movement on the side and a ½ point move on the over.
The two teams met four times last season with each team winning both of their home games. The Spurs covered the spread in three of the four games. Trend: San Antonio Spurs are 0-3 ATS in their past three games.
The Mavericks enter play struggling as they are losers of two straight and five of their past six games. On Friday they drop a 92-82 road decision to the Memphis Grizzlies as a +10 ½ point underdog. The team is 4-11 straight up on the road and it marked the fourth straight road defeat. Dallas has not played well defensively allowing 101 points a game ranking 27th in the NBA. Dirk Nowitzki has been practicing with the team is pointing to late December as his return date.
The Spurs went through a down funk of late. Prior to hosting New Orleans on Friday San Antonio had dropped four of their past five games. All four losses came on the road. They got back in the win column on Friday in a 99-94 home win against the New Orleans Hornets as a -13 ½ point favorite. San Antonio had a good shooting night making 51% from the floor. Tony Parker led the scorers with 25 points and dished our five assists. The Spurs are explosive offensively by averaging 104 points a game and 47% shooting good for third in the league.
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