Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks: Live Score, Results and Game Highlights

Maxwell Ogden@MaxwellOgdenCorrespondent IIIMarch 6, 2013

Jan 16, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) passes the ball against the Houston Rockets at the American Airlines Center. The Mavs beat the Rockets 105-100. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Rockets will travel to play the Dallas Mavericks tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET.

This in-state rivalry battle will feature two teams are both competing for a spot in the 2013 NBA Playoffs.

However, this time it is the Mavericks who are chasing the Rockets.

Houston is currently 33-28 and in sole possession of seventh in the Western Conference. They're also 13-19 on the road and 14-20 against the West.

Dallas, meanwhile, is 26-33 overall and 16-12 at home. They're 5.5 games out of eighth and 15-22 versus the Western Conference.

The question is, which Texas team will overcome their usual woes against their in-conference foes and improve their playoff positioning?

Related

    Sixers Need Embiid More Than Ever

    NBA logo
    NBA

    Sixers Need Embiid More Than Ever

    Yaron Weitzman
    via Bleacher Report

    Gear Up for the Playoffs 👇

    NBA logo
    NBA

    Gear Up for the Playoffs 👇

    Fanatics
    via Fanatics

    The Legend of 'Playoff Rondo' Keeps Growing

    NBA logo
    NBA

    The Legend of 'Playoff Rondo' Keeps Growing

    Sean Highkin
    via Bleacher Report

    NBA Stars Have Strong Bottled Water Takes 💦

    NBA logo
    NBA

    NBA Stars Have Strong Bottled Water Takes 💦

    Tom Haberstroh
    via Bleacher Report