Orlando Magic (6-3, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (4-4, sixth in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
LINE: Mavericks -7.5; over/under is 217.5
BOTTOM LINE: Dallas hosts the Orlando Magic following the Mavericks’ 124-117 overtime victory over the Nuggets.
Dallas finished 43-32 overall with a 20-18 record at home during the 2019-20 season. The Mavericks averaged 14.6 points off of turnovers, 14.5 second chance points and 38.4 bench points last season.
Orlando finished 33-40 overall with a 15-23 record on the road a season ago. The Magic allowed opponents to score 108.3 points per game and shoot 46.5% from the field last season.
The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Mavericks: Trey Burke: day to day (illness), Kristaps Porzingis: out (knee).
Magic: Chuma Okeke: out (knee), Markelle Fultz: out for season (knee), Evan Fournier: day to day (back spasms), Michael Carter-Williams: out (foot), Al-Farouq Aminu: out (knee), Jonathan Isaac: out for season (knee), Aaron Gordon: out (left hamstring).
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