Preview: Magic eye getting back into playoff position against Luka Doncic, Mavericks
TV: FOX Sports Florida
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.
Dallas Mavericks (27-37, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (30-36, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Dallas is looking to end its three-game losing streak with a win over Orlando.
The Magic have gone 17-16 at home. Orlando ranks third in the Eastern Conference with 35.1 defensive rebounds per game, led by Nikola Vucevic averaging 9.3.
The Mavericks have gone 6-26 away from home. Dallas is 9-19 in games decided by 10 points or more. The two teams square off for the second time this season.
Vucevic is scoring 20.6 points per game and averaging 12.0 rebounds for the Magic. Evan Fournier is averaging 2.3 made 3-pointers and 16.2 points over the last 10 games for Orlando.
LAST 10 GAMES
Mavericks: 2-8, averaging 103.4 points, 39.9 rebounds, 22.8 assists, 6.4 steals and 2.9 blocks per game while shooting 42.3 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.4 points on 49.2 percent shooting.
Magic: 6-4, averaging 111.3 points, 48.1 rebounds, 26.9 assists, 5.3 steals and 6.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.9 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103 points on 43.4 percent shooting.