Atlanta puts its home winning streak against Orlando on the line


Orlando Magic (21-48, 14th in the Eastern Conference) versus Atlanta Hawks (39-31, 4th in the Eastern Conference)

Atlanta; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -12.5; over / under is 227.5

BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta welcomes Orlando with the aim of extending their home winning streak into nine games.

The Hawks are 23-18 in conference games. Atlanta ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference with 47.6 points per game in the color led by Clint Capela with an average of 13.1 points.

The magic is 4-7 against the rest of the division. Orlando is sixth in the Eastern Conference with 10.3 offensive rebounds per game, led by Wendell Carter Jr. averaging 2.6.

The teams meet for the third time this season. The Hawks won 112-96 in their last matchup on April 20th. Trae Young led Atlanta with 25 points and Cole Anthony led Orlando with 17 points.

TOP PERFORMER: Bogdan Bogdanovic leads the Hawks with 3.3 3-pointers and averages 16.1 points while shooting 43.6% from a distance. Young averaged 20.1 points and 3 rebounds in his last 10 games for Atlanta while shooting 35.5%.

Moritz Wagner is second in Magic with an average of 1.6 3-pointers, scores 11.9 points per game and shoots 37.1% from a distance. Anthony has averaged 3.7 assists and 14.9 points in the last 10 games for Orlando.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Hawks: 6-4, averaging 112.1 points, 46.1 rebounds, 23.6 assists, 6.3 steals, and 4.7 blocks per game while 47.7% is shot from the field. Your opponents averaged 114.4 points at 48.8% shooting.

Magic: 3-7, averaging 103.6 points, 45.8 rebounds, 19.7 assists, 6.7 steals, and 4.8 blocks per game, while 42.6% was shot off the field. Your opponents averaged 116 points at 47.0% shooting.

INJURIES: Hawks: De’Andre Hunter: out (injury management), Cam Reddish: out (Achilles).

Magic: Otto Porter Jr .: Out (feet), Markelle Fultz: out for the season (knees), Michael Carter-Williams: out (ankles), Jonathan Isaac: out for the season (knees), Terrence Ross: out (back ), Chuma Okeke: out (ankle), Mohamed Bamba: day after day (illness), James Ennis III: out (calf).


Janet Smith