Philadelphia hosts Dallas following Doncic's 40-point outing

Sun, Feb 4, 2024
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Philadelphia hosts Dallas following Doncic's 40-point outing

Dallas Mavericks (26-23, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (30-18, fifth in the Eastern Conference)

Philadelphia; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Mavericks -9.5; over/under is 86.5

BOTTOM LINE: Dallas visits the Philadelphia 76ers after Luka Doncic scored 40 points in the Mavericks' 129-117 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

The 76ers are 17-7 on their home court. Philadelphia scores 119.1 points and has outscored opponents by 5.8 points per game.

The Mavericks are 12-10 in road games. Dallas is fifth in the Western Conference scoring 118.2 points per game and is shooting 47.4%.

The 76ers average 11.5 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.7 fewer makes per game than the Mavericks allow (13.2). The Mavericks average 118.2 points per game, 4.9 more than the 113.3 the 76ers allow.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tyrese Maxey is averaging 26.2 points and 6.4 assists for the 76ers. Kelly Oubre Jr. is averaging 14.0 points over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

Kyrie Irving is scoring 25.2 points per game and averaging 5.1 rebounds for the Mavericks. Doncic is averaging 28.6 points and 7.7 rebounds over the last 10 games for Dallas.

LAST 10 GAMES: 76ers: 5-5, averaging 116.6 points, 39.5 rebounds, 22.9 assists, 8.0 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.6 points per game.

Mavericks: 3-7, averaging 116.0 points, 38.8 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 5.1 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 48.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 125.8 points.

INJURIES: 76ers: Nicolas Batum: day to day (hamstring), Robert Covington: out (knee), De'Anthony Melton: out (back), Tobias Harris: day to day (illness), Joel Embiid: out (knee), Kenneth Lofton Jr.: out (personal).

Mavericks: Kyrie Irving: day to day (thumb), Dante Exum: day to day (knee), Dereck Lively II: day to day (nose).

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

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