Dallas puts home win streak on the line against Philadelphia

Philadelphia 76ers (34-25, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (34-26, eighth in the Western Conference)

Dallas; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Dallas will try to keep its four-game home win streak intact when the Mavericks play Philadelphia.

The Mavericks are 18-13 on their home court. Dallas ranks third in the Western Conference with 15.3 fast break points per game led by Kyrie Irving averaging 3.4.

The 76ers are 15-12 on the road. Philadelphia has a 16-16 record against opponents above .500.

The 118.8 points per game the Mavericks average are 5.1 more points than the 76ers allow (113.7). The 76ers average 11.6 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.7 fewer made shots on average than the 13.3 per game the Mavericks give up.

The teams square off for the second time this season. In the last meeting on Feb. 6 the Mavericks won 118-102 led by 23 points from Irving, while Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 19 points for the 76ers.

TOP PERFORMERS: Luka Doncic is averaging 34.5 points, 8.9 rebounds, 9.7 assists and 1.5 steals for the Mavericks. Irving is averaging 27.3 points over the last 10 games for Dallas.

Buddy Hield is scoring 12.0 points per game and averaging 3.2 rebounds for the 76ers. Tyrese Maxey is averaging 24.0 points and 4.6 rebounds over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 7-3, averaging 121.4 points, 45.5 rebounds, 25.4 assists, 7.6 steals and 6.3 blocks per game while shooting 50.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.3 points per game.

76ers: 4-6, averaging 108.9 points, 42.4 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 6.6 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 44.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.4 points.

INJURIES: Mavericks: None listed.

76ers: Robert Covington: out (knee), Joel Embiid: out (knee), De'Anthony Melton: out (back), Kelly Oubre Jr.: out (shoulder), KJ Martin: out (ankle).


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

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