Previewing the Kings vs Mavericks matchup on February 11th, 2023. The Sacramento Kings vs the Dallas Mavericks square off on Thursday, February 11th at 3:00:00 AM UTC in what should be an exciting game to start the season. Both teams made their moves during the offseason to try and get themselves into playoff contention, but ultimately only one will come out on top in this hard-fought matchup between division rivals. Here’s how we think it’ll go down.
The Sacramento Kings have won their last three games and are currently in 4th place in the Pacific Division with a 12-20 record. The Dallas Mavericks have won their last four games and are in 2nd place in the Southeast Division with a 16-14 record.
The Sacramento Kings have many key players to watch for in this match-up including Bogdan Bogdanovic (25 points per game), Buddy Hield (20 points per game), and Willie Cauley-Stein (13 points per game). On the other hand, the Dallas Mavericks have key players such as Luka Doncic (24 points per game) and Kristaps Porzingis (21 points per game). The match-up is set to be an exciting one so come out and support your favorite team!
The Sacramento Kings and the Dallas Mavericks last played each other in November of 2017 when Sacramento traveled to Dallas. The Sacramento Kings beat the Dallas Mavericks by a score of 126-124 in overtime thanks to Buddy Hield’s game-winning 3-pointer with a second left in regulation time. With this win, they snapped a 10-game losing streak and improved their record to 8-8 which was only one game behind Portland for the eighth spot in the West standings. Unfortunately for them, that was their last victory as they lost their final eleven games to finish out 2017 with an overall 9-27 record and sat at 12th place in Western Conference Standings.
Sacramento is favored at -12 against Dallas with an over/under of 201.5 points. The game is set to begin at 3:00 am (UTC) in Sacramento and will be broadcast on ESPN and NBA TV.
NAME: Sacramento Kings vs Dallas Mavericks
DATE: Feb 11, 2023
TIME: at 3:00:00 AM UTC.
VENUE: Golden 1 Center