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Dallas plays Orlando, looks for 4th straight home win

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Orlando Magic (8-35, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (23-19, fifth in the Western Conference)

Dallas; Saturday, 9:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mavericks -10.5; over/under is 208

BOTTOM LINE: Dallas hosts Orlando looking to prolong its three-game home winning streak.

The Mavericks have gone 11-8 at home. Dallas has a 2-3 record in one-possession games.

The Magic are 6-20 on the road. Orlando gives up 110.9 points to opponents and has been outscored by 8.8 points per game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jalen Brunson is averaging 16 points and 5.7 assists for the Mavericks. Luka Doncic is averaging 21.8 points, 10.2 rebounds, 10.3 assists and 1.5 steals over the last 10 games for Dallas.

Gary Harris is shooting 36.4% from beyond the arc with 1.8 made 3-pointers per game for the Magic, while averaging 11.9 points. Franz Wagner is shooting 49.6% and averaging 18.0 points over the past 10 games for Orlando.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 8-2, averaging 107.5 points, 44.0 rebounds, 27.2 assists, 6.9 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 48.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 96.3 points per game.

Magic: 1-9, averaging 104.0 points, 42.7 rebounds, 23.6 assists, 7.4 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 43.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.0 points.

INJURIES: Mavericks: Kristaps Porzingis: out (health and safety protocols), Willie Cauley-Stein: out (personal).

Magic: Jonathan Isaac: out (knee), E'Twaun Moore: out (knee), Michael Carter-Williams: out (left ankle), Markelle Fultz: out (knee), Mo Bamba: out (toe), Wendell Carter Jr.: out (hamstring).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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