Dallas Mavericks (6-3) vs. Orlando Magic (2-9)
November 9, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Orlando Magic +7; Over/Under: +216.5
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The Dallas Mavericks and Orlando Magic meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Amway Center. The Dallas Mavericks look to build on their 4-game winning streak. The Orlando Magic need a win after losing 4 of their last 5 games.
The Dallas Mavericks are averaging 113 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 107.4 points on 47 percent shooting. Luka Doncic is averaging 36 points and 8.3 assists, while Spencer Dinwiddie is averaging 15.6 points and 3 rebounds. Christian Wood is the third double-digit scorer and Tim Hardaway Jr. is grabbing 1.6 rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Mavericks are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.1 rebounds per game.
The Orlando Magic are averaging 111.5 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 116.1 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Paolo Banchero is averaging 23.5 points and 3.6 assists, while Franz Wagner is averaging 18.1 points and 3.9 rebounds. Wendall Carter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Cole Anthony is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.4 rebounds per game.
The Mavericks are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games and 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Magic are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 6-2 in Mavericks last 8 overall. The over is 5-0 in Magic last 5 overall. The Mavericks are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Orlando.
The Dallas Mavericks should be obvious favorites and a comfortable win would surprise nobody, but their defensive effort has been hit or miss, and it’s why they’re not covering numbers much lately. The Orlando Magic have been sneaky competitive over the last week, and they’ve made bettors happy in those results. The Magic have covered 6 of their last 7 home games. I’ll grab the free points with the home team.