Thunder vs. Mavericks: Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats for Game 6 (5/18/24)

Written By Editorial Team on May 18, 2024
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Thunder vs. Mavericks

The Oklahoma City Thunder are set to face the Dallas Mavericks on May 18, at 8:00 PM ET for Game 6 of the Western Conference Playoffs. The game, airing on ESPN, will be held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. The Mavericks have a -4.5 point spread and an over/under of 209.5. If they win tonight, the Mavericks will move onto the Conference Finals. Find updated betting odds, starting lineups, and team stats for Game 6.

Thunder vs. Mavericks betting odds for Game 6

Massachusetts sportsbooks are in unison for tonight’s game, as the Mavericks are -4.5 on the spread. The over/under of 210 is set again, and the under has hit in each of the last three games. This series continues to be a back-and-forth affair, and if you are looking to bet on the Thunder, BetMGM has the best value on the moneyline at +155 for NBA betting odds.

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Thunder vs Mavericks.

Game 6 Thunder vs. Mavericks projected starting lineups

No changes are expected from the Mavericks for Game 6 starting lineups. Josh Giddey went to the bench in Game 5, and Isaiah Joe started. We will see if that change holds for Game 6.

Thunder projected starting lineup

PG: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
SG: Isaiah Joe
SF: Luguentz Dort
PF: Jalen Williams
C: Chet Holmgren

Mavericks projected starting lineup

PG: Luka Doncic
SG: Kyrie Irving
SF: Derrick Jones Jr.
PF: P.J. Washington
C: Daniel Gafford

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Thunder vs. Mavericks Game 6 injury report

Maxi Kleber continues to be the main player out for the Mavericks and will be re-evaluated in three weeks. Daniel Gafford and Derrick Lively will continue to man the center position. For the Thunder, they are injury free, which is rare for this time of year.

Oklahoma City Thunder Team Stats

The Oklahoma City Thunder led the Western Conference with a record of 57-25. They stood first in both the conference and the Northwest Division. In their last game against the Dallas Mavericks, the Thunder scored 92 points with a field goal percentage of 42.5% and a three-point percentage of 25.0%. Their season averages include 120.1 points per game, 49.9% FG%, and 38.9% 3PT%. Offensively, the Thunder will need to pick it up.

  • Points per game: 120.1
  • Points allowed per game: 112.7
  • Rebounds per game: 42.0
  • Assists per game: 27.1
  • FG%: 49.9
  • 3PT%: 38.9

Dallas Mavericks Team Stats

The Dallas Mavericks finished at the top of the Southwest Division with 50-32, ranking fifth in the Western Conference. The Mavericks won Game 6 against the Clippers to advance to this series against the Thunder. In their latest matchup with the Thunder, the Mavericks won with 104 points, showcasing a field goal percentage of 52.6% and a three-point percentage of 40.0%. Their season performance includes scoring 117.8 points per game and allowing 115.6 points per game.

  • Points per game: 117.8
  • Points allowed per game: 115.6
  • Rebounds per game: 42.9
  • Assists per game: 25.7
  • FG%: 48.1
  • 3PT%: 36.9

Thunder vs. Mavericks player stats

This series has been a battle between Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Luka Doncic, with others chipping in at times. SGA had another 30-point outing, but it was no match for Doncic’s 30-11-10 game.

Thunder stats from Game 5 & season

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads the Thunder with a strong performance, supported by Chet Holmgren and Jalen Williams. Holmgren and Williams will need to pick up their play.

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (PG): 30 PTS, 6 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Chet Holmgren (C): 13 PTS, 4 RBS, 1 AST
  • Jalen Williams (SF): 12 PTS, 6 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Luguentz Dort (SF): 12 PTS, 6 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Josh Giddey (SG): 11 PTS, 3 RBS, 2 ASTS

Season leaders for the Thunder:

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (PG): 30.1 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 6.2 APG
  • Jalen Williams (SF): 19.1 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 4.5 APG
  • Chet Holmgren (C): 16.5 PPG, 7.9 RPG, 2.4 APG
  • Josh Giddey (SG): 12.3 PPG, 6.4 RPG, 4.8 APG
  • Luguentz Dort (SF): 10.9 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 1.4 APG

Mavericks stats from Game 5 & season

Luka Doncic is a key player for the Mavericks, showing exceptional performance alongside Kyrie Irving and P.J. Washington. Jones popped off with 19 points in Game 5.

  • Luka Doncic (PG): 31 PTS, 10 RBS, 11 ASTS
  • Kyrie Irving (PG): 12 PTS, 2 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • P.J. Washington (PF): 10 PTS, 10 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Derrick Jones Jr. (SF): 19 PTS, 1 RBS, 1 AST
  • Dereck Lively II (C): 11 PTS, 10 RBS, 1 AST

Season leaders for the Mavericks:

  • Luka Doncic (PG): 33.9 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 9.8 APG
  • Kyrie Irving (PG): 25.6 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 5.2 APG
  • P.J. Washington (PF): 12.9 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 1.9 APG
  • Daniel Gafford (C): 11.0 PPG, 7.6 RPG, 1.6 APG
  • Derrick Jones Jr. (SF): 8.6 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 1.0 APG
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