Dallas Mavericks (16-16) at Orlando Magic (13-21)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic +6.5 -- Over/Under: 226.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Dallas Mavericks and Orlando Magic meet Monday in NBA action at the Amway Center.
The Dallas Mavericks look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 11 games. The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 112 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 113 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Luka Doncic is averaging 28.5 points and nine assists while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.4 points and eight rebounds. Tim Hardaway Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Josh Richardson is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.2 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Mavericks are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.4 rebounds per game.
The Orlando Magic look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 104.9 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 111.6 points on 47 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 24.4 points and 11.6 rebounds while Evan Fournier is averaging 18.2 points and 3.9 assists. Terrence Ross is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.6 rebounds per game.
The Mavericks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Monday games and 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The Magic are 4-13 ATS in their last 17 games playing on 1 days rest. The under is 4-0 in Mavericks last 4 overall. The under is 8-3 in Magic last 11 overall. The Mavericks are 11-3 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Orlando and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Dallas Mavericks already blew out the Magic back in January and they're playing their best ball of the season right now. The Orlando Magic continue to struggle, as they're losing their last five games by an average of 10.2 points while allowing 47.5 recent shooting from the field. The Magic lose at home by an average of 4.7 points. The Mavericks don't cover numbers, but I want nothing to do with the Magic. It's the Mavs and the chalk or pass for me.