Pelicans' Lonzo Ball (thumb) out on Wednesday

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Lonzo Ball (thumb) has been ruled out of Wednesday's game against the Dallas Mavericks.

What It Means:

Ball has been downgraded to out and will not be available for the Pelicans on Wednesday. New Orleans will also continue to be without Steven Adams (toe) and Brandon Ingram (ankle). Ball's next chance to play will come against the Golden State Warriors on Friday.

The Pelicans are 8.5-point underdogs against the Mavericks on Wednesday. Their implied team total of 107.75 points is the third-lowest team total on Wednesday's main slate, according to numberFire's DFS Heat Map.