The Houston Rockets face the Dallas Mavericks on the road on Wednesday, November 16. The Rockets lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 122-106 on Monday, November 14 to fall to 2-12 on the season.
The Mavericks won Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Clippers 103-101 to move to 8-5. These are the odds, injury reports, and starters for the Rockets vs Mavericks’ November 16 matchup.
Houston Rockets vs Dallas Mavericks odds
Wynnbet has the Rockets as +6.5 underdogs against the Mavericks. The over/under for total points is 218 points. The Rockets’ over/under for points is 105.5, and the Mavericks’ over/under for points is 112.5. ESPN analytics gives the Mavericks a 74.5% chance to win the game.
Houston Rockets vs Dallas Mavericks injury report
Bruno Fernando is out with left patellar tendinitis but recently completed a rigorous workout and will be back soon. Jae’Sean Tate is out with a right ankle injury and will be out for a while. He has missed the past seven games with the injury.
The Mavericks have listed Luka Doncic, Maxi Kleber, and JaVale McGee as out. Doncic is out for rest, Kleber has a back injury, and McGee has a neck injury. Neither McGee nor Kleber is expected to miss much time
Houston Rockets vs Dallas Mavericks starters
The Mavericks started Dorian Finney-Smith, Reggie Bullock, Dwight Powell, Spencer Dinwiddie, and Luka Doncic against the Clippers on Tuesday. With Doncic out, the Mavericks will likely opt to start one of Tim Hardaway Jr. or Josh Green. Hardaway has a longer track record, but Green has been excellent in a small role this season, and it is his birthday today.
The Rockets started Jalen Green, Kevin Porter Jr., Alperen Sengun, Jabari Smith Jr., and Eric Gordon Monday against the Clippers. The group has started six of the past seven games.
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