How to watch Mavericks vs. Bucks: NBA live stream info, TV channel, time, game odds

Until the 1st trimester

Although the Dallas Mavericks entered the competition as an underdog, they are well on their way to stealing the victory from the Milwaukee Bucks. Dallas became the favorite after a quarter and edged Milwaukee 23-15.

The Mavericks haven’t had any offensive strengths so far, with all players limited to six points or less. Small forward Khris Middleton has led the way so far for Milwaukee, with seven points and two assists.

This is the fewest points Milwaukee has yet this year before the second quarter.

Who plays

Milwaukee @ Dallas

Current records: Milwaukee 20-13; Dallas 15-15

What there is to know

The Milwaukee Bucks could have tired legs after a clash yesterday as they head down the road against the Dallas Mavericks at 8:30 p.m. ET on December 23 at the American Airlines Center. The competition is expected to be tight, with Milwaukee just a 3-point favorite.

The Bucks made it easier for the Houston Rockets on Wednesday and earned a 126-106 victory. The game was almost over by the end of the third, by which time Milwaukee had established a 97-76 advantage. Their point guard Jrue Holiday looked sharp as he made a double-double on 24 points and dimes.

Meanwhile, the stars were shining for Dallas in a 114-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday. Point guard Jalen Brunson was the offensive star of the game for Dallas, recording 28 points and six assists.

Their victories took the Milwaukee to 20-13 and the Mavericks to 15-15. Watch the game and come back to CBS Sports to see who’s keeping the energy positive and who’s meeting a stumbling block.

How to watch

  • When: Thursday at 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Or: American Airlines Center – Dallas, Texas
  • Online broadcast: fuboTV (Try free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • To follow: CBS Sports app
  • Cost of the ticket: $ 73.99


The Bucks are a 3-point favorite against the Mavericks, according to the latest NBA odds.

The punters moved slightly against the Bucks, as the game opened with the Bucks as the 5-point favorite.

Over / Under: -107

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History of the series

Dallas has won seven of its last 12 games against Milwaukee.

  • April 08, 2021 – Dallas 116 vs. Milwaukee 101
  • January 15, 2021 – Milwaukee 112 vs. Dallas 109
  • August 08, 2020 – Dallas 136 v Milwaukee 132
  • December 16, 2019 – Dallas 120 vs. Milwaukee 116
  • February 08, 2019 – Milwaukee 122 v Dallas 107
  • January 21, 2019 – Milwaukee 116 vs. Dallas 106
  • December 08, 2017 – Milwaukee 109 v Dallas 102
  • November 18, 2017 – Dallas 111 v Milwaukee 79
  • April 02, 2017 – Dallas 109 v Milwaukee 105
  • November 06, 2016 – Dallas 86 vs. Milwaukee 75
  • January 08, 2016 – Milwaukee 96 vs. Dallas 95
  • December 28, 2015 – Dallas 103 v Milwaukee 93

Dallas injury report

  • Kristaps Porzingis: Playing Time Decision (Toe)
  • Willie Cauley-Stein: absent (personal)
  • Reggie Bullock: Out (Covid-19)
  • Maxi Kléber: absent (Covid-19)
  • Josh Green: absent (Covid-19)
  • JaQuori McLaughlin: absent (Covid-19)
  • Tim Hardaway Jr.: absent (Covid-19)
  • Luka Doncic: absent (Covid-19)
  • Trey Burke: absent (Covid-19)
  • Eugene Omoruyi: absent (foot)

Milwaukee injury report

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo: absent (Covid-19)
  • Bobby Portis: absent (Covid-19)
  • Donte DiVincenzo: Out (Covid-19)
  • Sandro Mamukelashvili: Out (Illness)
  • Brook Lopez: Out (Back)

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