Through 3 Quarters

Down 12 at the end of last quarter, the Dallas Mavericks have now snagged the lead. They currently hold a 74-72 lead over the Sacramento Kings.

Dallas has been led by point guard Jalen Brunson, who so far has 20 points. One thing to keep an eye out for is Dorian Finney-Smith's foul situation as he currently sits at five.

Sacramento hasn't had any offensive standouts so far with all players held to 12 points or fewer.

The Kings haven't lost 90% of the games in which they were down heading into the final period this year, so a win here would be refreshing.

Who's Playing

Dallas @ Sacramento

Current Records: Dallas 16-17; Sacramento 14-21

What to Know

The Dallas Mavericks' road trip will continue as they head to Golden 1 Center at 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday to face off against the Sacramento Kings. These two teams come into the matchup bolstered by wins in their previous games.

The Mavericks were expected to lose against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday, but instead they received a nice stocking stuffer. The stars were brightly shining for Dallas in a 132-117 victory over Portland. Dallas' power forward Kristaps Porzingis did his thing and had 34 points and five assists along with nine rebounds.

Meanwhile, even if it wasn't a dominant performance, Sacramento beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-111 on Tuesday. Among those leading the charge for Sacramento was shooting guard Tyrese Haliburton, who shot 5-for-8 from downtown and finished with a double-double on 24 points and ten dimes.

Barring any buzzer beaters, the Mavericks are expected to win a tight contest. They might be worth taking a chance on against the spread as they are currently on a two-game streak of ATS wins.

Dallas didn't have too much breathing room in their game with the Kings in the teams' previous meeting in October, but they still walked away with a 105-99 win. The rematch might be a little tougher for Dallas since the team won't have home-court advantage. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Golden 1 Center -- Sacramento, California
  • TV: NBATV
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $24.99

Odds

The Mavericks are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Kings, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Sacramento have won 14 out of their last 22 games against Dallas.

  • Oct 31, 2021 - Dallas 105 vs. Sacramento 99
  • May 02, 2021 - Sacramento 111 vs. Dallas 99
  • Apr 26, 2021 - Sacramento 113 vs. Dallas 106
  • Apr 18, 2021 - Sacramento 121 vs. Dallas 107
  • Aug 04, 2020 - Dallas 114 vs. Sacramento 110
  • Feb 12, 2020 - Dallas 130 vs. Sacramento 111
  • Jan 15, 2020 - Dallas 127 vs. Sacramento 123
  • Dec 08, 2019 - Sacramento 110 vs. Dallas 106
  • Mar 26, 2019 - Sacramento 125 vs. Dallas 121
  • Mar 21, 2019 - Sacramento 116 vs. Dallas 100
  • Dec 16, 2018 - Sacramento 120 vs. Dallas 113
  • Mar 27, 2018 - Dallas 103 vs. Sacramento 97
  • Feb 13, 2018 - Sacramento 114 vs. Dallas 109
  • Feb 03, 2018 - Dallas 106 vs. Sacramento 99
  • Oct 20, 2017 - Sacramento 93 vs. Dallas 88
  • Apr 04, 2017 - Sacramento 98 vs. Dallas 87
  • Dec 18, 2016 - Dallas 99 vs. Sacramento 79
  • Dec 07, 2016 - Sacramento 120 vs. Dallas 89
  • Mar 27, 2016 - Sacramento 133 vs. Dallas 111
  • Mar 03, 2016 - Sacramento 104 vs. Dallas 101
  • Jan 05, 2016 - Dallas 117 vs. Sacramento 116
  • Nov 30, 2015 - Sacramento 112 vs. Dallas 98

Injury Report for Sacramento

  • Neemias Queta: Out (Covid-19)

Injury Report for Dallas

  • Willie Cauley-Stein: Out (Personal)
  • Reggie Bullock: Out (Covid-19)
  • Tim Hardaway Jr.: Out (Covid-19)
  • JaQuori McLaughlin: Out (Covid-19)
  • Maxi Kleber: Out (Covid-19)
  • Luka Doncic: Out (Covid-19)
  • Trey Burke: Out (Covid-19)
  • Brandon Knight: Out (Covid-19)
  • Boban Marjanovic: Out (Covid-19)